Plant name : Nanjaruppan
“Nanjaruppan meaning a remedy for all Toxicities”
Botanical name : Tylophora indica
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Actions : Antidote, Anti-asthmatic.
Siddha Medicinal Uses :
- The decoction prepared with the leaves and root are an excellent remedy for snake bites, any type of plant toxicity, leucorrhoea etc.
- The leaves of the plant is dried properly in shade and given along with equal amount of powder of cumin seeds in the dose of 1 to 2 grams twice a day for Bronchial asthma.
- For Bronchial asthma it is advised to take three leaves of this plant empty stomach for ten days. This medicine can produce mild symptoms of aphthous ulcers, itching, vomiting and indigestion in some patients during medication.
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.