Plant name : Pulladi
“This medicinal plant is a very good Cardio-protective. The medicinal part used is its root”
Botanical name : Desmodium gangeticum
Family : Papilionaceae
Actions : Cardiac-protective, Anti-pyretic, Digestive, Galactatgogue.
Siddha Medicinal Uses :
- The decoction prepared from the root of this plant is given in the dose of 30-60 ml twice daily for fever, cardiac disorders, body pain, inflammation.
- Root decoction or root powder (1 to 2 gram) can be given for diarrhoea, dysentry etc.
- It is said through research work that leaves of this plant have galactogogue action.
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.