English: East Indian globe thistle
Sanskrit: Hapusha, shravani, tapasvini, mundi
Hindi: Gorus, Gorakhmundi
Malayalam: Adakkamaniyan-അടയ്ക്കാമണിയൻ, mirangani
Indian globe thistle is many branched, annual herb with strongly scented and erect growing up to half meters, Stems are cylindrical with wings. Mostly found in the wet soiled area, leaves are 2–7 cm long, 1–1.5 cm wide, greenish-brown in color. Flowers are globe-shaped and purple, and flowering is October to January.
Useful plant parts:
Whole plant, seeds, flowers, and roots.
To treat Skin diseases, Cough, and Jaundice disease, increase appetite, enrich the blood, lessen inflammation, luster to eyes, scabies, ringworm of the waist, etc.
How to prepare medicines:
The whole plant dried in sunlight and made into powder is used to treat urinary problems. Whole plant ground well can apply for skin diseases.
Indian Globe Flower, scientifically known as Trollius indicus, is a plant native to the Indian subcontinent. In Ayurveda, various parts of the Indian Globe Flower have been used for their potential medicinal properties. However, it’s important to note that the use of any plant for medicinal purposes should be done under the guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner.
Here are some of the traditional Ayurvedic uses associated with Indian Globe Flower:
As with any herbal remedy, it’s important to consult a qualified healthcare practitioner before using Indian Globe Flower for medicinal purposes. Additionally, ensure that any preparations or supplements you consider using are obtained from reputable and trusted sources.
Remember that while traditional uses of herbs like Indian Globe Flower have been passed down through generations, scientific research on their efficacy and safety is still ongoing. Always seek professional advice for any health concerns or conditions you may have.
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