Bergenia Ligulata (Pashanbedha)

Pashanbheda is used in Ayurveda and Unani system of medicine for treatment of many diseases especially for urinary stones. The plant roots have cooling, laxative, analgesic, abortifacient (abortion causing) and aphrodisiac properties. The roots are used in treatment of vesicular calculi, urinary discharges, and excessive uterine haemorrhage, diseases of the bladder, dysentery, menorrhagia, splenic enlargement and heart diseases.