Tanduliya (Thorny Amaranth)


Tanduliya Scientific Name

Amaranthus spinosus

Tanduliya Other Names

English: Spiny pigweed, Thorny amaranth
Hindi: Chaulai, Chaurayi, Kataili chaulai, Kanta chaulai
Telugu: Mola tota kura, Mullatotakura
Tamil: Mullukkeerai
Sanskrit: Tanduliya, Tanduliyaka

What is Tanduliya?

Tanduliya, also known as Thorny Amaranth, is an uncommon yet filled with nutrients vegetable which is commonly known for its medical uses. Growing to be approximately a yard tall, the stem is very slender and smooth. Rich in vitamin B and C, iron, and calcium, it is used to treat menstrual bleeding and other blood related diseases. Although native to America, the uses and quantities vary across the world.

Common forms of Tanduliya

Whole Grain, Seeds, Tea

Tanduliya is commonly used for:

  • Losing weight
  • Enhancing vision
  • Maintaining healthy hair
  • Treating bronchitis
  • Treating nausea
  • Treating anorexia
  • Healing rheumatism and wounds
  • Treating flatulence
  • Relieving burn

Tanduliya Dosage

The appropriate dose of Tanduliya depends on age, health, and several other conditions. Currently, there is no recommended dosage.

Tanduliya Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Not known.
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding: Due to a lack of scientific research, remain cautious and avoid Tanduliya while pregnant or nursing.
Children: Not known.

Not known.

Where to Buy Tanduliya in the US?

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