Iahas-Aprajita-Butterfly Pea

Aprajita (Butterfly Pea)


Aprajita Scientific Name

Clitoria ternatea

Aprajita Other Names

English: Butterfly pea
Hindi: Koyala
Bengali: Aprajita
Unani: Mezereon
Sanskrit: Vishnukranta, Girikarnika, Yoni Pushpa, Kokila

What is Aprajita?

Aprajita is an ancient Indian herb used in Ayurveda as a memory booster and brain tonic. This herb is found to have certain chemicals that soothe and calm the nervous, circulatory and psychological systems of the body. Aparajita is widely used in Panchakarma Ayurvedic Treatments, which aim at balancing the doshas and focused on internal and external detoxification.

Common forms of Aprajita

Root, Bark, Seeds, Tea

Aprajita is commonly used for:

  • Improving memory and learning
  • Improving voice quality
  • Treating throat problems
  • Strengthening the heart and respiratory system
  • Purifying blood and improving skin conditions like breakouts, pimples, acne etc.
  • Treating Fever
  • Treating diarrhea, vomiting and gastritis

Aprajita Dosage

Root Powder: 1 to 3 gm.
Roasted Seed powder: 1 to 3 gm.

Aprajita 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.
Excessive intake can be counter-intuitive and may cause diarrhea.

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