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According to Charaka samhita text of Ayurveda, the Author mentions, there is no plant in the universe which don't have medicinal properties.
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Nirgundi, also called a five-leaved tree, is a potent Multi- indicated ayurvedic plant, that possesses therapeutic properties and heals several ailments including asthma, muscle spasms and anxiety. It is scientifically termed Vitex negundo.
Is owing to the multitude of beneficial plant compounds like flavonoids, terpenoids, organic fatty acids, alkaloids, as well as vitamin C reserves and oil extracts, which are present in vast amounts in Nirgundi.
Remedies of Asthma Symptoms:
Applying nirgundi oil, a strong antihistamine on the nose, neck and chest diminishes congestion in those suffering from asthma.
Treats Menstrual Cramps:
The fruits of Vitex negundo abound in terpenoids, which contribute towards rectifying hormonal imbalance in the female system. This, in turn, assists in easing conditions of discomfort such as menstrual cramps and uterine fibroids.
Nirgundi is laden with valuable flavonoids and fatty acids, which promote intelligence and improve memory capacity of the brain. In addition, they also uplift moods and regulate sleep, thereby remedying anxiety, depression, and insomnia.
Alleviates Joint Pain:
The alkaloid nishindine, present in ample amounts in nirgundi root and bark extracts, has anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain-relieving) qualities. This helps to mitigate joint pain and muscle spasms in those who have arthritis.
Cures High Fevers:
Nirgundi helps to reduce high body temperatures, combat infections and boost immunity, due to its rich vitamin C content and natural antibiotic characteristics. Boil nirgundi leaves in water, filter it out and consume, for instant relief from fevers.
Cure Ear ache and deafness
Nirgundi taila karnapurana reduces ear ache due to impacted wax, excessive usage of ear phones and Nerve weakness.
Effect On Doshas:
It Balances vata and Kapha doshas and hence relieves