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Benefits of Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis) And Its Side Effects

Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis) Nutritional Value Health Benefits Uses Side-Effects Cultivation
Benefits of Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis) And Its Side Effects

The primary benefit of Shankhpushpi is that it is a brain tonic and improves memory and intellect. Besides that it can be used to treat epilepsy and headache. It also controls vomiting and helps to cure diabetes.

Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis)

Shankhpushpi is a perennial plant that grows in the wilderness amongst the grass. The leaves are broad at the base and taper towards the tip. The flowers are white or dark pink in colour and are round in shape. The fruits are brown in colour and are small, oily and shiny. The whole plant is covered in small violet coloured hairs.

Nutritional Value of Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis)

Shankhpushpi contains Carbohydrate- D glucose, maltose, ramnose and sucrose. Besides it is also rich in glacial acetic acid, sclopoetin, Kaemferol, Convoline and B-Sito Serol.

Health Benefits of Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis)

Health Benefits of Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis)
Mentioned below are the best health benefits of Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis)

Improves memory

Consume 3-6 grams of Shankhpushpi powder with sugar and milk every morning to improve memory power. The power taken along with bach makes children intelligent, sharp and bright. It promotes overall intelligence.

Treats epilepsy

Shankhpushpi is beneficial to epilepsy patients. Consuming 2gms. of its juice with honey twice a day would provide relief to epileptic patients. Having Shankhpushpi with bach and penny wort cures epilepsy and anxiety disorders

Cures headache

In case of a headache, mix 1gm of Shankhpushpi powder with 250gms. of ajwain in warm water. Have it and headache will disappear within five minutes.

Controls vomiting

If you feel like puking, add 2 tablespoons of Shankhpushpi juice to honey and throw a pinch of pepper in it. Drink this repeatedly to control vomiting

Helpful in curing diabetes

Juice of Shankhpushpi can alleviate the weakness associated with diabetes. 2-4gms of its powder taken with cow milk treats diabetes

Analgesic

Shankhpushpi has analgesic properties. Its painkiller properties help in dealing with other painful diseases like arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Induces sleep

Shankhpushpi induces sleep. Sleep is necessary for us to function properly. This herb fights sleeps disorders like insomia ad induces sleep.

Uses of Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis)

Shankhpushpi is used purely for medicinal purposes especially for brain tonics

Side-Effects of Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis)

Shankhpushpi is a natural product that has no side effects. In case of brain tonics, care must be taken to see that they are consumed in optimum amounts

Cultivation of Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis)

It is generally found in North India and neighbouring countries like myanmar.

Popular Questions & Answers

Tell me how to increase my memory power and is any ayurvedic medicine regarding that then tell me I can't memorize lot of thing please help me.

MBBS, MD - Medicine
General Physician, Aurangabad
Do meditation and ayurveda has some good medicines to improve memory power. Like syrup shankhpushpi. For further treatment you can consult online.

Please suggest any ayurvedic medicine for sleep .i am not falling asleep and my sleep breaks again and again.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), CCKS
Ayurvedic Doctor, Ghaziabad
You can take jatamansi powder 1 tsf in night with milk and syp shankhpushpi 20 ml with 20 ml water. This medicine give you relax sleep and as well as kepp your motion soft also..

Hi doctor I am student of age 17 studying college. I am willing to raise my memory power and concentration what are the ways can you suggest me. Can I take vallarai ,if what is the dosage please prescribe me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurvedic Doctor, Bijapur
you can take certain memory boosters like saraswatarista,mentat etc.but it's not enough. you have to practice pranayama and meditation every day.yoga improves memory and concentration.
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