Medicinal Properties Of Barringtonia racemosa

Barringtonia racemosa
Lecythidaceae ( Brazilnut family)

हिज्जल

इज्जलो हिज्जलश्चापि निचुलश्चाम्बुजस्तथा |
जलेवेतसवद्वेद्यो हिज्जलोऽयं विषापहः॥

Reference: Bhavaprakash

Edible parts: Roots, leaves, and fruits are used for medicinal purposes
Ayurvedic usage:

Treatment for –

Warts.
Chronic skin diseases due to poisons.
Snake Bites
Rat poisoning
Boils
Pruritis
Tonsillitis
Piles
Typhoid fever
Gastric ulcers

Researches are going on about the anti-carcinogenic and pain management effect of the plant.

PARTS USED IN TREATMENT:
Leaves
Seeds

Images : Dr. Rajesh Bhaskaran Nair, CEO, ayurvedaforall.com

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