Indian Rheubarb


INDIAN RHEUBARB

(REVAND CHINI*)


Indian rehubarb is juice is sour and pungent. It enhances strength and excites the heart. It destroys phlegm origin.Name in different languages:

Hindi            -        Ravand chini, Revand khatai

English        -        Indian rehubarb

Sanskrit       -        Kshirni, Kannachan kshiri,

                            hemdugdha, Hemavati,

                            Peet mulika, Revand chini

Nepali          -        Padamchal

Garhwali      -        Archu,Dol

Gujrati          -       Revchi, Gamni, Revand chini

Marathi        -        Revand chini, reva chini

Bengali        -        Revann chini

Mumbai       -        Ladaki, Revand chini, revan chini

Punjabi        -        Revand chini chuki, Kandol  

Tamil            -       Natti, Reval chini         

Telugu          -       Natti, Reval chini

Malayalam  -         Natti, Reval chini

Kannada     -        Natti, Reval chini

Parsian       -        Revan

Arabic         -       Ravand

Latin            -       Rheum emodi wall

Qualities:

            Indian rehubarb is spicy and bitter. Its use softens the stomach and cures diarrhea as well as all stomach diseases. Its use ends indigestion and enhances appetite. It calms pitta and cures wounds.

            Its juice is sour and pungent. It enhances strength and excites the heart. It destroys phlegm origin.