Unani Name

Atrilaal/ Rijl-al- ghorab          

Common Name

Bishop's flower, bishop’s weed, False bishop’s weed, bullwort, Greater ammi, lady’s lace, Large bull wort and laceflower

Temperament of the Drug

(Hot 3° and Moist 3°)

Scientific Name/ Botanical Name

Ammi majus Linn.

Parts used

Dried ripe fruits

Actions/ Therapeutic Uses

Highly beneficial for the treatment of vitiligo, psoriasis and hypopigmentation tinea versicolor. Sometimes for the treatment of leprosy, kidney stones and urinary tract infections. It is also used as blood purifier (Musaffi-e- dam) and Emmenagogue (Mudirr-e- haiz) to regulate menstruation. Also used as a Diuretic (Mudirr-e- baul).

Important Formulations

Majoon Aatrilaal


1-3 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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