Changeri Scientific Name
Changeri Other Names
Hindi: Amrul, Changeri
French: Alleluia, Oxalis cornicluee
German: Gelber saurerklee, Gehörnter sauerklee
Italian: Ossalida corniculata
Spanish: Acederilla, Vinagrera
Portuguese: Azedinha, Erva-azedo
Sanskrit: Ambashta, Changeri, Dantashatha, Ambastha, Amdalonika, Kushali
What is Changeri?
Changeri is found in Ayurveda and is used for the treating diarrhea and haemorrhoids. It grows best in Spring or Fall in warmer climates, but its flowers and fruits will be present year-round. There are two species of Changeri: Small Changeri and Large Changeri. There is no clear origin. It has many weedy characteristics, being readily self-pollinated, producing copious seeds in a short time, and being capable of growing rapidly in open places.
Common forms of Changeri
Leaf, Fruit, Whole Plant, Seeds
Changeri is commonly used for:
- Relieving Stomach Ache
- Treating colon or irritable bowel syndrome
- Managing diarrhea
- Treating abscess
- Managing indigestion
- Treating dysentery
- Treating fever
- Treating jaundice
- Managing acne
- Managing earache
- Managing swelling
- Treating headache
- Treating piles
Decoction: 10-15 ml two times a day.
Changeri Side-effects and Warnings
Common side-effects: Diarrhea, Nausea, Increased Urination, Skin Reactions, Stomach irritation, Eye damage, and Kidney damage. There may also be Swelling of the mouth, tongue, and throat and can make speaking and breathing difficult.
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Changeri is unsafe for both mothers and infants. Avoid use.
Children: Unsafe. Avoid Use. It contains crystals made of oxalic acid that can damage the organs. Severe symptoms have been reported in children.