Iahas-Vijaysar-Pterocarpus marsupium

Vijaysar (Pterocarpus marsupium)


Vijaysar Scientific Name

Pterocarpus marsupium

Vijaysar Other Names

English: Indian Kino Tree, Malabar Kindo Tree
Hindi: Vijayasara, Vijaysar, Beejasaar, Beejsar, Bij Sar
Sanskrit: Asana, Beejaka, Peetshalak

What is Vijaysar?

Vijaysar is widely known as the Rasayana (Rejuvenating) herb in Ayurveda. Vijaysar’s bark is highly regarded in Ayurveda for managing diabetes, in fact, it is known as “The miracle cure for Diabetes.” It works to regulate blood sugar levels by preventing damage to pancreatic cells and promoting insulin secretion. It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity. It is an age-old practice to regulate blood sugar levels by drinking water kept overnight in a tumbler (glass) made of Vijaysar wood. Lastly, it works to maintain a healthy heart by decreasing the number of fatty acids and bad cholesterol. It also aids in weight-loss.

Common forms of Vijaysar

Powder, Capsule, Juice, Paste

Vijaysar is commonly used for:

  • Controlling Diabetes
  • Reducing excessive body fat
  • Improving Digestion
  • Controlling bleeding disorders
  • Treating gastrointestinal disorders
  • Decreasing premature greying of hair
  • Treating inflammation and swelling
  • Healing wounds
  • Relieving the pain from a toothache

Vijaysar Dosage

Powder: ¼-½ teaspoon twice a day.
Capsule: 1-2 capsules twice a day.
Juice: 1-2 teaspoons or as prescribed.
Paste: ¼-½ teaspoon or as prescribed.

Vijaysar Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Not known.
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Consult your doctor before taking Vijaysar during pregnancy.
Children: Not known.
Use Vijaysar in small amounts if you have constipation. Vijaysar may interfere with blood sugar levels, so monitor your blood sugar level while taking Vijaysar along with antidiabetic medicines.

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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 His aim is to research Ayurveda, take what works, discard what's superseded by new discoveries, and in all increase in human knowledge.

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