Gambhari Scientific Name
Gambhari Other Names
What is Gambhari?
Gambhari is a Himalayan tree known for the medicinal properties of its roots. Roots of Gambhari is one of the 10 most medicinal roots called Dashamoola in Ayurveda. Additionally, the fruits and leaves of this tree are also found to have therapeutic properties. Gambhari is used for its anthelmintic, antimicrobial, antidiabetic, anti-aging, hepato-protective, and anti-epileptic properties. The fruits are found to promote intelligence and boost brain functions. It is also used as a Galactagogue (promotes milk secretion in lactating mothers).
Common forms of Gambhari
Gambhari is commonly used for:
- Pain relief in inflammation
- Improving digestion
- Managing blood pressure
- Boosting intelligence and improving brain functions
- Anti-aging effect
- Preventing hemorrhages
- As a Galactagogue (improves milk secretion in lactating mothers)
Decoction of root/bark: 50-100ml daily or as prescribed
Gambhari Side-effects and Warnings
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Not known.
Children: Not known.