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Shigru

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The Herb
Latin Names Moringa oleifera Lam. / M. pterygosperma Gaertn.
English Names Drumstick Tree, Horse Radish Tree
Sanskrit / Indian Name Shigru
 
 
Moringa oleifera is a medium sized tree with tomentose young parts and long pendulous fruits. All parts of the tree are considered medicinal and used in the treatment of ascites, rheumatism, venomous bites, and as cardiac and circulatory stimulants. The seeds are considered antipyretic, acrid and bitter. The seed oil is applied in rheumatism and gout.

 Click here to view detailed Herbal Monograph

 
 
Indications
Seeds of Drumstick contain an antimicrobial constituent. The seed extract showed significant antibacterial activity against skin infections (pyodermia), in experimental animals. The seeds are used as antibacterial, anticholeric and anti-viral; they contain the active principles pterigospermin, spirachin and banzyl isothiocyanate. An infusion of the kernels acts as a febrifuge. A paste of the crushed seeds is spread on warts. The seeds are also used in many parts of India as diuretic for the treatment of edema, and as a febrifuge. Biological activity studies have confirmed the anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and diuretic activities of the seeds.

 
  
Dosage*
1 capsule twice a day after meals with water.
Please maintain an hour's gap between intake of our products and other allopathic drugs.

* Recommended only at the age of 14 years and above.


 
 
Reference
Anonymous, Wealth Asia CD, CSIR, New Delhi. 


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