Name: RASNA (Pluchea lanceolata )

Family: Asteraceae

Common Name: suvaha

Part Used: leaf

Habitat: it grows abundantly in sandy soils in upper Gangetic plain and Rajasthan

Bitler: 


Leaves simple, 3-5 cm long, 0.6-2 cm broad; sessile, obtuse, lanceolate to ovate- lanceolate; margin entire or toothed around the apex, unequal at base; both surfaces pubescent, distinct small hairs more prominent near veins; texture, brittle, papery; odour, characteristic; taste, astringent and slightly bitter. 
 
rasa :tikta
guna :guru
virya :ushna
vipaka :katu
dosh karma ;kafavathara,aampachana