Plant name : Vellai mantharai
“The bark of this medicinal plant is highly astringent, leaves are anthelmintic and seeds are anti-bacterial.”
Botanical name : Bauhinia racemosa
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Actions : Astringent, Anthelmintic, Anti-bacterial, Anti-malarial.
Siddha Medicinal Uses :
- The dried bark is crushed and decoction is prepared with it and given for glandular infections.
- The decoction prepared by the bark is used as an external wash for skin diseases and ulcers.
- The flowers are used to prepare decoction and given for heamorrhagic conditions, plies and cough.
- The decoction prepared by the roots are used for abdominal disorders.
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.