Hindi: Deodar; Túna
English: Hima- layan Cedar
Latin: Cedrus deodara
Leaves, wood, bark, turpentine Habitat: Northern Himalayas
Energetics: PK- V+
Tissues: Plasma, blood, muscle, fat Systems: Circula- tory, respiratory
Action: Wood—carminative; bark—astringent, febrifuge; Leaves—mild turpentine properties Uses: Inflammation, antispasmodic, anti-poison, paralysis, kidney stones, fevers, external injuries. Bark—bilious, remittent and intermittent fevers, diarrhea, dysentery. In powder form it is applied to ulcers. The dark oil, or tar from the leaves (tur– pentine), is applied to skin ulcers and other skin diseases. (It is also used for mange on horses and on cattle with sore feet).
Preparation: Oleoresin (oil or tar), powder