Khadira Scientific Name
Khadira Other Names
Sanskit: Raktasar, Ranjana, Rogakashtha, Suranga, Surangada, Gaayatri
Unani: Safed katha
What is Khadira?
Common forms of Khadira
Khadira is commonly used for:
- Decreasing the effects of Osteoarthritis
- Decreasing the symptoms from
- Reducing bleeding and swelling
- Decreasing the symptoms from Piles
- Treating skin disorders
- Treating wound infections
- Treating effects of obesity
Decoction: 500mg to 1g per day or as prescribed.
Capsule: 1 capsule twice a day or as prescribed.
Tablet: 1 tablet twice a day or as prescribed.
Khadira Side-effects and Warnings
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Due to lack of scientific testing, avoid Khadira during pregnancy.
Children: Not known.
Khadira may interfere with blood pressure control during and after surgery, so it must be avoided 2 weeks prior surgery. Additionally, Khadira may show moderate interaction with blood-pressure-lowering drugs. So, it is advisable to use Khadi as per physician’s advice. Next, Khadira may cause harm to the liver in certain people so it is advisable to avoid or consult a physician before use. Lastly, low blood pressure may occur, diabetic patients should avoid or consult a physician before taking Khadira.