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Indian Birthwort / Aadu theenda paalai Powder
Tamil : Aadu Theendaapaalai - ஆடு தீண்டா பாலை
Malayalam : Aadu tinlappala
Hindi : Ishwar mul
Telugu : Gadug gudupa
Botanical : Aristolochia bracteata
Indian Birthwort and Snakeroot are the common names of Aristolochia Indica. In Sanskrit it is known as Sunanda. The plant has been used as a traditional medicine for post-delivery-infections and snakebites. The flowers of this plant are said to resemble a snake or a curved foetus. The common Hindi name for this plant is Ishwar mul. The name suggests that it has the efficiency of neutralizing snake venom.
Uses and Health Benefits
Skin diseases: When there is an imbalance of pitta, vata and kapha elements in the body, skin diseases occur. Dried leaf powder is given in a dosage of 2-4 grams two times a day for relieving skin diseases.
Snake bites: The leaves of the plant are crushed and rubbed on the snake bitten areas. 10-20 ml of this juice mixed with pepper powder is given internally for 6-7 times in a day.
Diarrhea, fever, inflammation: Around 5 ml of the decoction is given three times a day for reducing diarrhea, fever and inflammation.
Bronchial asthma: The powder one gram is advised for relieving vata diseases, bronchial asthma and cough.
Indigestion: For relieving disorders related to indigestion, the powder is suggested. Around 5 grams should be consumed for better results.
Blood pressure: The juice of the plant is helpful in reducing high blood pressure and regulating it in a healthy way.
Gas problem: It has carminative properties and is useful in eliminating troublesome gas from the stomach. Decoction mixed with ginger and black pepper to relieve gas problems and other bowel complaints.
There are no known side effects with this herb. Seek medical advice for its use during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methodology:
All our herbs are Harvested Organically, dried, and pulverized with no chemical interactions ensuring 100% natural herbal powders.
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