Natural Health Remedies

Indian Birthwort – Herbal Blood purifier

Plant name : Easwaramooli or Garudakodi
“A divine herb which can fight against any poisonous bite”

Botanical name : Aristolochia indica
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Actions : Antidote, Abortifacient, Stimulant, Emmenogogue, Blood purifier.

Siddha Medicinal Uses :

  1. For poisonous bites of snakes, the leaves are ground well and applied or rubbed well over the bitten area. Also 10-20 ml of leaf juice is given with pepper powder internally for 6-7 times daily.
  2. The juice of the samoolam is given in the dose of 5-10 ml and given daily thrice a day for fever, diarrhoea, swellings etc.
  3. The dried leaf powder can be given in dose of 2-4 grams twice daily for poisonous bites, diarrhoea, fever, heart diseases, aneamia, skin diseases like scabies, and dropsy conditions.
  4. The leaf juice is the best medicine for all sort of toxic bites.
  5. The root powder is given in dose of 1 gram for toxicities, vatha diseases, bronchial asthma, cough and fever.

Dr Amritjude

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

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