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Health Benefits of Bhringraj, Uses And Its Side Effects

What is bhringraj powder? Nutritional Value Health Benefits Uses Side-Effects Cultivation
Health Benefits of Bhringraj, Uses And Its Side Effects

Bhringraj serves for several health benefits, you can use bhringraj oil for hair problems. You can use bhringraj to control blood pressures treats skin problems. If you are suffering from migraine pains then regularly do massage from bhringraj oil to get relief from it. Even Bhringraj used to treats jaundice and cures eye disorders. Bhringraj treats ulcer and helpful in cholera.

What is bhringraj powder?

Bhringraj is a species of plant in the sunflower family. It is commonly known as – False Daisy. The bhringraj plant possesses greyish, cylindrical roots. The solitary flower heads are 6 – 8 mm in diameter with florets of white color. The achenes of Bhringraj are narrowly winged and compressed. The herb tastes bitter, hot, sharp, and dry.

Nutritional Value of Bhringraj

The extract prepared from Bhringraj plant is rich in alkaloids and the leaves contain high amount of proteins. Bhringraj plant is known for its antioxidant, anticancer, antibacterial, antiviral, antileprotic, antihaemorrhagic, analgesic, antihepatotoxic, hypotensive and ovicidal properties. The plant of Bhringraj contains several chemicals like polypeptides, steroids calcium, vitamin D, Iron, Vitamin E, magnesium.

Health Benefits of Bhringraj

Health Benefits of Bhringraj
Mentioned below are the best health benefits of Bhringraj

Bhringraj benefits for hair

The best way to use bhringraj for hair is by making a hair oil with it, bhringraj oil has amazing hair benefits. It prevents hair fall, premature greying, strengthens the hair roots, conditions the hair well, prevents split ends, stimulates hair growth, prevents baldness, premature greying and alopecia - in short everything that is needed for a healthy hair.

Bhringraj benefits for skin

Bhringraj plants leaves are amazing for treating all minor skin related diseases as it has wonderful anti-bacterial properties. Bhringraj juice is very effective for treating cracked heels and minor skin allergies. To get the bhringraj juice:

  • Take the fresh leaves of bhringraj plant
  • Wash and pound it in a mortar and pestle as finely as you can
  • Now take the pounded mixture in a strainer and press with a spoon to extract the juice completely
  • Apply bhringraj juice directly on the affected area continuously for a few days to see results
  • This juice also helps in faster healing of wounds and it is best applied when it is fresh.

Bhringraj Gives You Relief from Migraine Pain

Heat equal quantities of bhringraj juice and goat’s milk, put few drops of this mixture in nose. Also, mix black pepper powder in bhringraj juice and apply on the forehead. It gives relief from migraine.

Bhringraj controls high blood pressure

To normalize the blood pressure, give 2 teaspoon juice of bhringraj leaves with 1 teaspoon of honey mixed in it, twice a day.

Bhringraj benefits for jaundice problem

Grind fresh and clean leaves of Bhringraj with 7 black peppers in 2ml paste of leaves and give it to the patient every morning, in an empty stomach. One can give it with sour curd or buttermilk.Within 5-6 days, it cures jaundice.

Bhringraj benefits for ulcers

Apply juice of bhringraj on the infectious ulcers. One can also tie the poultice on the ulcers. In case of ulcers and boils on hand, thumb and fingers apply its thick paste on the ulcer. It helps heal the ulcer fast.

Bhringraj Helpful during Diabetes

Take powder of Bhringraj and powder of flowers of babool in equal quantities. Add some sugar candy to it. Give this to the diabetes patient with 6 ml of goat’s milk. This is very useful to treat all forms of diabetes.

Bhringraj aids for scorpion bites

Grind the leaves of Bhrinraj and apply the paste on the swollen area. The pain condenses on the bitten area. It also relieves the sting and poison too.

Bhringraj helpful in cholera

2 teaspoon juice of Bhringraj plant if given with little amount of rock salt in it, to the patient thrice a day, relieves Cholera.

Bhringraj oil for eye problems

We can also use bhringraj while making kajal, we apply the keelanelli juice on the brass plate and place it over a small lamp that is filled unrefined sesame oil. Once the soot is collected, we take it in a plate and mix it with ghee and use as kajal. Kajal made with keelanelli has a cooling effect on the eyes.

Uses of Bhringraj

Bhringraj is used to produce hair oils, hair dyes, skin disease powders, balms, lotions, cosmetics. It has its wide use in pharmaceutical fields.

Side-Effects of Bhringraj

Bhringraz has no such side effects. Its extract is cool, this one may catch a cold. Higher dose may cause a slight burning sensation.

Cultivation of Bhringraj

Bhringraj is native to India and South-western America. It is also widely distributed in Nepal, China, Thailand, and Brazil. It is grown mostly in the more tropical parts of the country. It grows well in moist, ground-bound and clay, paddy fields, tanks, water courses, both in plains and hilly regions.

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