Atibala Scientific Name
Atibala Other Names
Hindi: Kanghi, Kakahi, Jhili, Atibala, Tara Kanchi, Itawari
Arabian: Masthul Gola
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 Side-effects and Warnings
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.