Himalayan Yew


HIMALAYAN YEW (TALISHPATR*)

(TAXUS BACCATA)


Himalayan yew activity is like digitalis activity. Its effects do not directly affect on the body.Name in different languages:

English        :        Himalayan yew

Hindi           :        Talis Patra

Bengali       :         Dirmi

Latin           :        Taxus baccata

Qualities:

         Himalayan yew is heavy. It cures giddiness, senselessness, pain and generates contraction in the uterus. It brings phlegm out and makes menstrual excretion normal. Its activity is like digitalis activity. Its effects do not directly affect on the body. It is less harmful than digitalis. It makes the activity of the navel weak and reduces breathing process.

         Himalayan yew should not be used in excessive quantity because it generates giddiness, dilate of the eyeball, vomiting, senselessness, intoxicant and breathing problems because of that it may be the cause of death.