Iahas-Charoli-Cuddapah Almond

Charoli (Cuddapah Almond)

Herbs, Spices

Charoli Scientific Name

Buchanania lanzan

Charoli Other Names

English: Amondette, Cuddapah Almond
Hindi: Chironji, Priyal, Kath bhilawa
Marathi: Charoli
Sanskrit: Dhanuspata

What is Charoli?

Charoli or Chironji is a slightly sweet almond like flavored seed often used in desserts or as an alternative to almonds. Apart from adding texture to desserts it is used in many Ayurvedic medicines for its therapeutic properties.

Charoli has a cooling property and is often used in summers as it helps in reducing body heat. Charoli also promotes healthy skin, prevents acne, adds moisture and lightens the dark spots and blemishes. It is often crushed and used in body scrubs.

Charoli helps in forming stools, aids in healthy bowel movement and cures diarrhoea. It is also found to improve and promote reproductive health.

Common forms of Charoli

Seeds, Oil

Charoli is commonly used for:

  • Treating skin hyperpigmentation
  • Reducing acne and pimples
  • Treating general weakness
  • Treating male sexual dysfunction
  • Aiding digestion
  • Boosting immunity
  • Promoting cardiac health
  • Purifying blood
  • Treating wounds and ulcers

Charoli Dosage

Oil: As per requirement or prescribed by the doctor
Powder: As per requirement or as prescribed by the doctor

Charoli 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
Avoid intake if already suffering from indigestion

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Avi Kumar

Avi is an irreverent hard-core Engineer turned Marketer, who is focused on unveiling the secrets of Ayurveda, scientifically. His aim is to research Ayurveda, take what works, discard what's superseded by new discoveries, and in all increase in human knowledge.

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