Langali / Kalhari

Botanical Name-
Gloriosa superba
Hindi Name- Kalhari, langali

marathi name – kallavi
English Name- Malabar glory lily, fire plant

Part Used- Rhizome
Chemical Composition- Colchicines, Gloriosine

Therapeutic Dose  – 125-250mg
Fatal Dose- 750 mg

Adverse effects of langali / Kalhari-
Atisaara,  Daha, Murccha
Antidots-
Cow’s milk, ghee, cold articles, honey, jangala mamsa
Patient has to be hospitalized immediately
Charcoal should be given reaeatedly

Kalpa of  Kalhari –
Arshakuthar Rasa- Used in Arsha
Kalanasho Rasa- used in Jwara
Langalikalpa rasayana- Used as Rasayana
Kanaksundar Rasa- Used in Kushta and Visarpa
Langali Gutika- Kushta
Tralokya chintamani Rasa- Used in Jwara.