Widely used in Ayurveda as tonic to the liver. It's an astringent tonic contains tannic acid useful in scrofula (lymph nodes of the neck), tumors, Glandular enlargement, prostatic hypertrophy, thyroid enlargement, skin diseases, ulcers, leprosy, diarrhea and dysentery.
Bauhinia is also used in malaria. In inflammatory skin disorders with oozing this is a very effective formula. When the toxins are obstructing the deeper fat tissues and the Lipid layer then Kanchnar is the appropriate formula.
A safe and effective herb known for its anti inflammatory, healing and laxative properties which makes it a natural choice against conditions like fistula in ano, hemorrhoids, fissures etc.
Guna (qualities) – Laghu (light to digest), Rooksha (dryness)
Rasa (taste) – Kashaya (Astringent)
Vipaka – taste conversion after digestion – Katu (pungent)
Veerya – Sheeta – Cold potency
Prabhava – Special effect – Gandamala nashana – Useful in cervical lymphadenitis, thyroid complications.
Effect on Tridosha – Relieves Kapha and Pitta
Grahi – absorbent
Krumighna – relieves worm infestation
Kushtaghna – useful in skin diseases
Gudabhramsha – useful in the treatment of rectal prolapsed
Gandamala – useful in cervical lymphadenitis, Thyroid problems
Pittasra – useful in bleeding disorders
Pradara – useful in menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding)
Kasanut – Useful in cough and cold
Part used: stem bark, flowers
Dose: powder 250 mg–3 grams in divided dose in warm water.
Water decoction kashayam infusion – 50 – 10 ml, in divided dose per day.
The decoction herbal tea of the bark is used to wash the wound to cleanse it and to quicken the healing process.
Botanical Name: Bauhinia variegata (tormentosa), purpurea Linn.
aka: kachanar, kachnar, kachnal, kanchanara, kanchanarak, kanchanaraka, kanchan, kovidar, mountain ebony, sihappu mantarai
Notes: Kosher Certified. Non-irradiated. Non-GMO.
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