Plant name : Inbooral
“An excellent Siddha herb with Styptic action. Used in all bleeding conditions”.
Botanical name : Oldenlandia umbellata
Family : Rubiaceae
Actions : Styptic, Expectorant, Chalagogue.
Siddha Medicinal Uses :
- In the bleeding conditions like Menorrhagea, Siddha Medicine prepared from Inbooral in the form of Mathirai, Vadagam or Leghyam is administered as directed by the Siddha Phyisician.
- For toxic bites and ulcers the decoction prepared from its roots and leaves are used externally as a wash.
- Decoction of roots is given for Cough, Bronchial asthma etc.
Note : Siddha treatment is based on complete physical examination of the patient, Naadi diagnosis, and other diagnostic criteria of the disease. The content given in this article is purely meant for information and education purpose only. Kindly consult a Siddha physician before any sort of self medication.