Multiple Health Benefits of BAHEDA

Baheda, known as Vibhitaki in Sanskrit, is a very popular herb. It is one of the ingredients of famous classical combination Triphala.

Classically, this herb has been described in Ayurveda as:

विभीतकं स्वादुपाकं कषायं कफपित्तनुत्। उष्णवीर्यं हिमस्पर्शं भेदनं कासनाशनम्।।

रुक्षं नेत्रहितं केश्यं कृमिवैस्वर्यनाशनम्। (भा.प्र.)

Baheda is bitter to taste and pacifies pitta and kapha dosha

It is dry and ushna (warm in potency)

Helps in clearing bowel Baheda constipation

Triphala which has Baheda as an ingredient is an effective purgative. Apart from Triphala, many effective purgation-inducing combinations contain Baheda along with other herbs like isabgol, sanay, harad, amvala etc.

Effective in cough and hoarseness of voice  Baheda cough

It can be administered in small repetitive doses with plain or lukewarm water. In case of congestion, baheda along with saindha namak can be given. Baheda decoction can be prepared and can be used for gargling.

Benefits to Eyes and Hair Baheda eye

  1. For eyes: Externally as an eye wash, decoction of Triphala is used. An application of baheda paste can be applied around the eyes to draw the benefits.
  2. For hair: Externally, it can be used as a hair pack or hairwash along with ritha, amvala, shikakai, nagarmotha, jatamansi It imparts color and conditions the hair.

A regular intake of triphala churna along with unequal quantity of ghee and honey is beneficial both to the eyes and hair.

Anti-helminthic

It is advisable in intestinal worms and can be locally applied to an infective wound.

So make this wonderful herb a part of your simple home remedies and avail the benefits naturally.

Jatamansi: Wonderful Herb for Hair and Health

Jatamansi, also known as Balchar, is an aromatic herb which is extensively used in Ayurveda. This herb has many wonderful properties attributed to it. It is very interesting to note that the root of this herb looks like a tuft of hair. Because of this acute resemblance, it is widely used for hair care. Apart from this, it is used as a nervine tonic, builds up stamina and nourishes the hair.   Balcharr Jatamansi

Effective Herbal Jatamansi Combinations

For hair root strengthening and hair nourishment Balchar Hair

It can be consumed internally with amavala, bhringraj, brahmi and other hair nourishing herbs. Also, it can be used as a hair pack with other herbs like amvala, shikakai, nagarmotha, bhringraj, danamethi etc.

For better digestion, flatulence, stomach ache Balchar digestion

Jatamansi powder (4 parts) with powders of dalchini,l sheetalchini, saunf, sonth (1 part each) and mishri (8 parts) can be taken in smaller quantity to pacify the pain abdomen, gas formation and indigestion.

Burns and blisters

An application of the paste of jatamansi powder brings down the burning sensation and heals it as it has a cooling effect on the wound.

Headache Jatamansi headache

Paste of jatamansi powder can be applied to the forehead to bring down the headache. It is recommended in summers.

Toothache

Softly massaging the gums and the teeth with jatamansi powder reduce the toothache.

Dysmenorrhoea (painful menses)

A decoction of jatamansi powder can be prepared and consumed to pacify the pain of those days.

Tremors

Those who are a victim of tremors or any nervine weakness can take this herb along with ashwagandha.

This wonderful herb is available at Gyan Herbal Home retail outlet. So get your pack and avail its benefits. For consultation, write us at vdshruti@gyanherbal.in.