Iahas-Atibla-Atibala-Country Mallow

Atibla or Atibala (Country Mallow)


Atibala Scientific Name

Abutilon indicum

Atibala Other Names

English: Country mallow, Indian Mallow
Hindi: Kanghi, Kakahi, Jhili, Atibala, Tara Kanchi, Itawari
Arabian: Masthul Gola
Farsi: Darakhtashaan
Sanskrit : Rishyaprokta, Kankatika, Balika, Rishagandha, Bhuribala

What is Atibala?

Atibla also known as Atibala literally means “great strength”. It is an is an ayurvedic herb that has body strengthening properties. The plant possesses anti-inflammatory, antihyperlipidemic, diuretic, hepatoprotective, hypoglycemic, immunomodulatory, analgesic, antimicrobial, anti-malarial, wound healing, and anti-diarrheal properties. The roots, flowers, leaves, bark, stems, and seeds are used in Ayurvedic medicines.

Common forms of Atibala

Root, Bark, Leaves, Flower, Stem, Seed, Powder

Atibala is commonly used for:

  • Treating male sexual dysfunction
  • Aiding malnutrition
  • Reducing the pain from Osteoarthritis
  • Treating Ulcers
  • Aiding urinary tract infections
  • Healing wounds
  • Reducing wrinkles
  • Treating toothaches
  • Aiding piles
  • Fighting dysentry
  • Treating fever
  • Relieving allergy
  • Treating Leprosy

Atibala Dosage

Powder: ¼ to ½ teaspoon a day or as per your requirement.

Atibala Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Not Known.
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Due to a lack of research, consult a physician before taking Atibala during pregnancy or lactation.
Children: Not known.
Due to a lack of research, patients with heart disease and diabetes should consult a physician before taking Atibala.

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Chinmayi Kulkarni

Chinmayi is a Nutritionist turned Marketer, with Masters in both Marketing and Nutrition. Her focus is to combine her knowledge to understand and evangelize Ayurveda.

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