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Bidhara (Bradhdaruk)

Bidhara Scientific Name

Argyreia speciosa (Argyreia nerbosa)

Bidhara Other Names

English: Elephant Creeper, Hawaiian Baby Woodrose, Woolly Morning Glory
Latin: Argyreia Speciosa Sweet
Sanskrit: Vidhara

What is Bidhara?

Bidhara, scientifically known as Argyreia nervosa, is a plant that is native Indian subcontinent. It can be found in Hawaii, Africa, and the Caribbean. Some of Bidhara’s other common names include Vidhara and Adhoguda. It is often used to treat leucorrhea, rheumatoid arthritis, oligospermia, general debility, diabetes, and swelling.

Common forms of Bidhara

Root, Seed Powder

Bidhara is commonly used for:

  • Developing cell and tissue rejuvenation (slowing the aging process)
  • Improving sperm quality and quantity
  • Increasing life expectancy
  • Increasing strength and immunity
  • Improving intelligence
  • Improving digestion strength
  • Improving voice tone and quality
  • Improving skin complexion
  • Inducing diarrhea and purgation
  • Relieving constipation

Bidhara Dosage

Root Powder: 3-6g or as prescribed.
Seed Powder: 1-2g or as prescribed.

Bidhara Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Not known.
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Not known.
Children: Not known.

Dried Bidhara (Bradhdaruk) seeds can cause inebriated conditions and hallucinations due to their intoxicating effects. The seeds are disallowed in various European countries.

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Satyanashi Scientific Name

Argemone mexicana

Satyanashi Other Names

English: Prickly Poppy, Mexican Poppy
Hindi: Pila-dhatura, Satyanashi
Telugu: Brahmdandidandu
Tamil: Karukkansedi
Sanskrit: Brahmadndi, Hemavati, Hemadugdha

What is Satyanashi?

Satyanashi, scientifically known as Argemone mexicana, is a plant that is native to Central America but can also be found across India. The plant commonly has a yellow flower (normally has 5 to 7 petals) and prickly leaves. The dizzying bowl within the flowers has small seeds that look like rye. In Ayurveda, Satyanashi has antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. Additionally, Satyanashi works to treat constipation because of its purgative properties.

Common forms of Satyanashi

Roots, Seed, Powder, Oil

Satyanashi is commonly used for:

  • Treating leprosy and gonorrhea
  • Treating eye inflammation, redness, and puffy eyes
  • Treating cough
  • Developing infertility
  • Treating stomach disorders and dysentery
  • Controlling burning sensation during urination
  • Treating kidney stones and malaria

Satyanashi Dosage

Root powder: 1-3g
Latex: 5-10 drops
Fresh Juice extract: 5-10ml
Oil: 10-30 drops

Satyanashi Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Diarrhea and abdominal pain.
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding: Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Children: Not suitable for children.

Not known.

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