Natural Health Remedies

Iruveli – Herbal remedy for Respiratory disorders

Plant name : Karuver or Iruveli
“This medicinal plant is good for all types of Kapha disorders”.

Botanical name : Coleus vettiveroides
Family : Laminaceae
Actions : Coolant, Carminative, Diuretic, Anti-pyretic .

Siddha Medicinal Uses :

  1. The leaf juice is mixed with honey to treat Diarrhoea and abdominal disturbances.
  2. The leaves can be crushed well and applied over vertex (ucchi) and rubbed gently to overcome headache and kapha problems. This natural remedy is also helpful in treating migraines, allergic rhinitis etc.
  3. The leaves are coolant.
  4. The leaves can be also helpful in treating abdominal problems like dysentry and diarrhoea.

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.

Dr Amritjude

Chief Doctor and owner of “Agasthiyar Guru Siddha Marma Chikitsalayam” Siddha Hospital, Melvettoor P. O., Varkala, Kerala.

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