Latin Name

Moringa oleifera

English Name

Drum Stick Plant

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Root Bark, Seed
(मूलत्वक्, बीज)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

It has stimulating effect on nerves hence used in hemiparesis, Facial palsy etc. It acts as effective carminative and digestive hence used in digestive disorders. It is also used in worm infestation. It is used in conditions of oligomenorrhoea and amenorrhoea. External application with bark is used in abscess. Seed oil is applied externally on inflammed and painful joints in Arthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis.

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