Name: NILI (Indigofera tinctoria )

Family: Fabaceae

Common Name: Indigo

Part Used: leaf

Habitat: found throughout and widely cultivated in many parts of the country.


Drug occurs mostly in the form of leaflets and broken pieces of rachis; leaflet 1-­2.5 cm long and 0.3-1.2 cm wide, oblong or oblanceolate with very short mucronate tip; 

RASA :Tikta,katu
GUNA :sara
VIRYA :ushna
VIPAKA :katu
DOSHKARMA :vathara,keshya,kafahara,rechak