Plant name : Annasipazham
“Not only tasty this fruit is Healthy for our GIT and a potent Emmenagogue”.
Botanical name : Ananas comosus
Family : Bromeliaceae
Actions : Digestive, Laxative, Emmenagogue, Germicide.
Siddha Medicinal Uses :
- The consumption of this fruit regularly is very helpful for those suffering from Indigestion and less appetite. Either the fruit or its juice can be taken.
- The ladies who are suffering from irregular menstruation or dysmenorrhoea are adviced to take this fruit or its juice regularly. However Pregnant ladies are adviced to avoid this fruit during conception.
- Inflammation in throat, Bronchitis etc can be benefitted by taking this fruit or its juice.
- Consuming this fruit as Manapagu (Siddha Medicine) helps to lower the body heat. It can also be given for Megha diseases, vomiting 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.