Bharangi Scientific Name

Clerodendrum serratum

Bharangi Other Names

English: Blue Glory, Beetle Killer, Turk’s Turban Moon
Hindi: Bharangi, Babhanaiti
Sanskrit: Bhramanayastika, Kharashakha, Padma, Kasajith, Barbura

What is Bharangi?

This is a woody medicinal plant used in Ayurveda. It is native to the tropical and warm climate of India. Its roots and stem are commonly used in Ayurvedic formulations. It is found to control Vata and Kapha and enhances pitta dosha. It has antioxidant, anti-microbial, anti-asthmatic, anti-tumor properties. It is also known to promote a healthy respiratory system and improve voice quality.

Common forms of Bharangi

Powder, Root, Leaves

Bharangi is commonly used for:

  • Treating cough and cold
  • Treating asthma, bronchitis
  • Curing liver problems
  • Treating tuberculosis
  • Treating headache, migraine
  • Treating thyroid disorders like goiter
  • Curing food poisoning, stomach upsets, and persistent hiccups
  • Curing cysts, fibroids in the uterus
  • Treating skin diseases
  • Relieving muscular pain

Bharangi Dosage

Powder: 3 to 6 gram

Bharangi 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

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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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