Ayurvedic Vanyayamaani

Action ► Seeds—stimulant, an-thelmintic (used for round worms), carminative.

Seselin, isolated from the seeds, exhibited significant and dose-dependent anti-inflammatory activity in carragee-nan-induced acute inflammation in rats. It also exhibited significant analgesic activity and was found to be safe in oral doses up to 6 g/kg (body weight) in 72 h mortality test in mice.

A sample of commercial oil, available as Ajmod Oil, is reported to contain (+)-limonene (50%), seselin, (-)-beta-selinene andbeta-cyclolavendulic acid.

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