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Talisa Patra (Abies Webbiana) known as Indian silver fir. Abies Webbiana is the scientific name of the talisa patra. It belongs to Pinaceae family. Pinaceae family . Abies webbiana is a coniferous, tall, evergreen tree, grows up to 60 m, with strong branches, stretched horizontally, with young buds covered with short br. Synonym. A. spectabilis (D. Don) Spach. Pinus webbiana Wall. Family. Pinaceae. Habitat. The Himalayas from Kashmir to Assam at altitudes of 1,–4, m.

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Talispatra, Abies Webbiana

Talispatra is a coniferous medicinal tree found in Himalaya. For therapeutic purpose the leaves of the tree are used. The leaves can be used fresh, dried, as tincture, webbian or confection.

They are mainly indicated in infections of upper and lower respiratory tract. The leaves powder along with Vasaka leaf juice and honey is given to treat asthma, cough, and blood vomiting.

Externally the leaves are webniana in rheumatic and neuralgic pains. Abies webbiana is a tall, evergreen fir tree with thick, spreading, horizontal branches. It reaches height of 60 meters. It is a coniferous tree found in Himalayas at high altitude of feet.


It is most common at higher range of Himalaya. The dark-brown cones appear in October-November. Abies webbiana leaves are single, spirally, arranged all-round the branchlets, flat, narrow, linear, one to three inches long, with narrow short terete petiole.

The flowers are monoecious, either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant.

The pollination of flower is done by Wind. It prefers moist soil and grow well in heavy clay soils. It can be grown in shade or sun. The botanical name of Talispatra is Abies webbiana Lindl. It belongs to plant family Pinaceae. Below is given taxonomical classification of plant. In many parts of India the leaves of Taxus wallichiana and Rhododendron anthopogon are used as Talispatra. Essential oil from leaves contains alpha-pinene, l-limonene, deltacarene, dipentene, l-bornyl acetate and l-cardinene.

The oil is used in respiratory ailments both internally and externally. It has sweet, bitter and pungent taste and hot in potency. It is mainly indicated in respiratory disorders, phthisis and excessive phlegm.

It is good for heart, improves appetite and balances Vata and Kapha. Talisadi Churna which is prepared from Talisa patra Abies webbiana leafTrikatu, Dalchini Cinnamomum zeylanicumela Elettaria cardamomumVanshalochna Bambusa arundinacea and Misri, is given to treat acute-chronic allergic bronchitis, asthma, cough and digestive disorders.

Abies Webbiana – Ayurvedic Herb

In chronic asthma it reduces the frequency and severity of asthmatic attacks. Swasa chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseskasa coughgulma tumorAgnimandya hypochlorhydriaamadosha amoebiasishikka hiccupchhardi vomitingkrimi helminthiasis and mukharoga mouth disorders.


Talis leaves are rich in medicinal properties. These also indicate the conditions in which we should avoid it. For example, it has contraceptive and thermogenic properties and therefore should not be used while trying for pregnancy.

Below is given medicinal webbjana along with the meaning. The essential oil obtained from the leaves is used to treat colds, rheumatism and nasal congestion. Mishri consist of big white, sweet lumps of crystals. It has demulcent and cooling properties. Your email address will not be published.

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