Plant name : Mangustaan
“An effective Siddha remedy for Diarrhoea and Leucorrhoea”
Botanical name : Garcinia mangostana
Family : Guttiferae
Actions : Anti-leucorrhoeic, Astringent, Anti-fungal, Anti-diarrhoeal.
Siddha Medicinal Uses :
- The dried powder of fruit is given in the dose of 2 to 6 grams for diarrhoea, bacillary dysentry, leucorrhoea etc.
- The ripe fruit is given for diarrhoea.
- The decoction of the bark of the tree is given for leucorrhoea.
- Leaves are dried, powdered and medicinally given for inflammations and microbial infections.
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.