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talisha patra - Abies webbiana Lindl., Abies spectabilis G. Don.

talisha patra :

talisha patra : Abies webbiana Lindl., Abies spectabilis G. Don. A tall evergreen coniferous tree grows up to 60 m with strong horizontally spreading branches, young shoots covered with short brown hair; leaves simple, densely covering the twigs spreading in all directions, each leaf 1.5-2.3 cm long; the cones are bluish in color, seeds winged.

Taxonomical Classification


English: Himalayan silver fir, East Himalayan silver fir
Hindi: Talispatra, Tails patri
Malayalam: Taleesapatram


Synonyms in Ayurveda: talishapatra, talispatra, talis, patradhya, dhatripatra, shukodara, arkavedha, karipatra, nelambar, granthikapatra

Rasa: Kashaya Tikta
Guna: Laghu
Veerya: Sheetha

Parts used for medicinal purpose

Leaves, ,

Geographical distribution:

Upper Himalayan tracts.

General Use:

Plant pacifies vitiated kapha, vata, cough, asthma, bronchitis, dyspepsia, flatulence, colic, diarrhea, epilepsy, vomiting, hoarseness, hiccough, fever and emaciation. 

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