Ativisha Aconitum heterophyllum or Indian Atees is a specific Ayurveda herb which even being a part of poisonous group of herbs; it is very safe to use.


It is the drug of choice for all pediatric health problems. It works on the digestive system and corrects the metabolism. It is said to be the best Ayurveda herb for improving appetite, digestion, assimilation and harmonizing all the three Doshas.

Effect on Doshas- Ativisha pacifies all the three Doshas; this is the reason it is considered to be one of the safest Ayurveda herb.
Ayurvedic Pharmacology of Ativisha
Rasa Guna Virya Vipaka
Tikta Ruksha Laghu Ushna. Katu.
  • It has appetizing, digestive, astringent, anti haemorrhoidal and anthelmintic properties due to its bitter, pungent and Ushna properties.
  • It is useful in diarrhea and dysentery.
  • It is a blood purifier, haemostatic and anti-inflammatory drug because it alleviates Pitta.
  • Ativisha reduces phlegm and clears airways.
  • Ativisha purifies milk secretion because of its Katu property.
  • It is aphrodisiac due to Ushna property.
  • It is beneficial in impotency 
Best Recommended Uses

It is best recommended to correct the metabolism. It benefits in diabetes as well as in rheumatic conditions. 

Doses and Useful Parts

Parts Used & Dosage:- Rhizome is the useful part of Ativisha; the dosage is 1-3 gm of powder.