Unani Name

Atees/ Patees

Common Name

Aconites, Indian Atees

Temperament of the Drug

(Hot 2° and Dry 1°) Or (Hot 2° and Dry 2°)

Scientific Name/ Botanical Name

Aconitum heterophyllum Wall. ex Royle

Parts used

Roots and Seeds

Actions/ Therapeutic Uses

Root is Analgesic (Musakkin-e- alam), Anti-inflammatory (Muhallil-e- waram), Antipyretic (Daafa-e-Humma), Carminative (kasir-e- riyaah), Aphrodisiac (Muqawwi-e- bah), Astringent (Qabiz), Haemostatic (Habis-ud- Dam), Anti diarrhoeal (Dafa-e- ishaal), Cholagogue, Febrifuge, Stimulant, Aromatic, Emmenaguogue and tonic (Muqawwi). It is used in the treatment of liver disorders, dyspepsia, diarrhoea, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, throat pain coughs, hiccup, hyperacidity and bad breath.

Important Formulations

Ma'joon Bawaasir, Ma'joon Jograj Gugal, Ma'joon Murawweh -ul-Arwah, Safoof Habis Doses

Root 1-2 gms, Decoction 3-5 ml, Safoof 0.5 gms.





  • PUBLISHED DATE : Dec 08, 2015
  • PUBLISHED BY : Zahid
  • CREATED / VALIDATED BY : Dr. Mahtab Alam Khan
  • LAST UPDATED ON : Feb 02, 2016


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