Myrobalan, Beleric Myrobalan
Temperament of the Drug
(Cold 1° and Dry 1°) Or (Cold 1° and Dry 2°)
Scientific Name/ Botanical Name
Terminalia bellirica (Gaertn.) Roxb.
Actions/ Therapeutic Uses
Fruit is Anthelmintic, Anti-oxidant, Anti-pyretic, Astringent, Brain Tonic, Digestive Tonic and Laxative. Its Bark is Mild Diuretic. Its Gum is Demulcent and Purgative. Apart from that it is Rejuvenative, Anti-inflammatory and Anti-diarrheal. It is also hair growing agent as well as hair blackener. Used for the treatment of cough, insomnia, premature greying of hair, dropsy, excessive thirst, vomiting, loss of appetite, flatulence, ulcer, piles and intestinal worms. Fruit pieces are baked and chewed for cough, cold, hoarseness of voice and asthma. Beleric plant relieves blocked phlegm, controls sputum mixed with blood and eases bronchospasms. It prevents ageing, imparts longevity, boosts body immunity, improves mental faculties and enhances the body resistance against diseases. It also helps in lowering cholesterol and blood pressure.
Habb-e- Hilteet, Itrifal Ustukhudus, Jawaarish Fanjnosh, Ma'joon Haleela, Ma'joon Jograj Gugal, Ma'joon Juzam, Ma'joon Kalkalanj, Ma'joon Khsbs -al-Hadid, Ma'joon Mochrus, Ma'joon Mundi, Ma'joon Muqil, Ma'joon Ushba
Fruit 5-7 gms.