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Ingredient Name : Parmelia perlata (Huds.) Ach.

Arabic Name : Ushna

Bengali Name : Shailaj

Chinese Name : Shi mei tai

English Name : Stone Flowers, Rock moss

French Name : Parmelia des murs

German Name : Wandschildflechte

Gujarati Name : Patthar Phool, Chhadilo

Hindi Name : Charela, Charcharela, Chelchabela, Pathar ka Phool

Kannada Name : Shilapushpa, Kalluhoo

Latin name : Parmelia perlata (Huds.) Ach.

Marathi Name : Dagad Phool

Persian Name : Davala

Punjabi Name : Auneh, Chhadila

Sanskrit Name : Silavalka, Shaileyam, Saileya, Silapushpa

Urdu Name : Charila


The whole thallus is acrid, antiinflammatory, aphrodisiac, astringent, bitter, cardiac tonic, cooling, demulcent, diuretic, emollient, febrifuge and refrigerant. It is useful in seminal weakness, spermatorrhoea, boils, inflammations and amenorrhoea. Also useful in diarrhoea, dyspepsia and dysentery. Strengthens the heart.

It is an ingredient in a number of massage oils that are useful in arthritis, rheumatism, sciatica and gout.

Recommended Dosage: 5 to 10 g powder of the whole thallus.

Contraindication: This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.