Importance and Benefits of Country mallow
- Ayurveda Book
- 11 Jun, 2021
Country mallow has been an Ayurvedic herb since ancient times whose botanical name is Sida cardifolia. Apart from this, Country mallow is also known as Sida Retusa, Bala, Khiranti etc. at various places. Country mallow means strength, that is, through which the body gets sufficient amounts of energy and strength. It has many health benefits and is used to increase the strength of bones, muscles and joints, increase semen, bladder and cardiovascular diseases and to increase overall strength in the body. Apart from this, an important beauty herb, Country mallow is also used in combination with Ashoka and Asparagus.
Although Country mallow is a medicine native to India, it has a long history in traditional use throughout the world. In Brazilian folk medicine it is used as an anti-inflammatory for asthma, bronchitis and nasal congestion. In Africa, it is also used for respiratory problems. Apart from the health benefits, Country mallow also has religious significance. This tree is discovered on only one day of the year. When the mother stays without water for 24 hours and is fasting for her son.
Importance of Country mallow (Country mallow) in Ayurveda-
In Ayurveda various parts of Country mallow like seeds, roots, bark, flowers, leaves etc. are considered very beneficial for health but due to its nutritional and curative properties, it is used as a medicine in Ayurveda for many diseases. Country mallow's bark is bitter, prevents fever, and destroys worms. Apart from this, it also removes thirst, Tridosha and Vata imbalances. Its root is beneficial in curing bleeding from the uterus. The milk of this plant provides benefits in urinary diseases. In Ayurveda, Country mallow has a prominent place in nutritional drugs.
Benefits of Country mallow (Country mallow)-
For Respiratory Health-
The phytochemicals in Country mallow are ephedrine, vasicinone, vasicine, and vasinicol, these act as bronchodilators and help to clear the airways and prevent wheezing. It can also be used as a decongestant of the nose and for the overall health of the upper airways of the lungs.
Removes the difficulty of urination-
Difficulty in passing urine may be due to several reasons. If the cause is not the prostate, the root powder helps in this difficulty due to its diuretics properties. This allows the urine to pass with proper flow. Apart from this, taking decoction of leaves of Country mallow containing sugar candy or honey is beneficial in all types of problems related to urination.
Beneficial in menstrual disorders-
Country mallow is used to relieve various gynecological problems and to treat menstrual disorders in women. It acts as a tonic for the uterine muscles and the endometrium. In the case of excessive bleeding at the time of menstruation, grinding ground roots or leaves of Country mallow with rice wash and consuming it, is beneficial. By doing this, menstruation becomes regular.
Beneficial in the problem of abnormal vaginal bleeding-
If someone has a problem related to blood circulation i.e, abnormal vaginal bleeding, urination, then make a decoction of the root of Country mallow and drink it twice a day. Consuming it will get rid of these problems.
For masculine power-
Taking Country mallow provides benefits in premature ejaculation, and lack of semen. According to Ayurveda, Country mallow and Vrishya are found in Country mallow which helps to reinforce tissues. For this, grinding the bark of Country mallow and the bark of mahua and consuming it with sugar candy or khand increases human power.
Beneficial in Arthritis-
Country mallow churna has an anti-arthritic effect which helps in relieving arthritis. It reduces the symptoms of arthritis by improving blood pressure. It has antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory properties that help in reducing the pain and inflammation caused by arthritis.
Helpful in healing wounds-
Country mallow is a very beneficial medicine for healing wounds because its leaves and flowers have the ability to control bleeding and infection. Therefore, Country mallow is used to cure any kind of injury, wound, bleeding and infection. For this, grinding leaves of Country mallow should be applied on the wound. This heals the wound quickly.
Beneficial in eye pain and swelling-
Grind the leaves of Country mallow and acacia and make its cake and tie it on the eye at bedtime at night, it cures pain, burning sensation and redness of the eyes.
Helpful in the treatment of diabetes-
Country mallow has the property of Sida controlling insulin levels which is very beneficial for the patient of diabetes. Apart from insulin, Country mallow's decoction also controls the level of glucose in the body. Therefore, it is good for diabetics to consume Country mallows decoction.
For stomach problems-
Country mallow works to improve the digestive system. Its roots and leaves help digest food by stimulating the secretion of saliva and other digestive juices. In addition, it also provides relief from the gas produced in the stomach. Apart from this, taking decoction made from the leaves of Country mallow gives relief in stomach problems.
For the treatment of hemorrhoids-
Country mallow is considered good for the treatment of bloody piles. Country mallow has anti-inflammatory properties which helps in reducing the inflammation on any part of the body. Therefore, grinding powder of root of Country mallow and taking it with honey provides relief in piles. Apart from this, the leaves of Country mallow are also given as a vegetable to the patients suffering from piles.
Beneficial in skin diseases-
Country mallow has anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory effects which are helpful in removing many skin and skin-related disorders. For this, grinding the leaves of Country mallow and squeezing its juice and massaging it on the body provides relief in skin and associated diseases.
When to avoid using Country mallow
● Country mallow produces saliva in the mouth, therefore, do not consume it at night. Otherwise, saliva can be released from the mouth at bedtime.
● Country mallow works to increase the menstrual flow. Therefore, do not consume it during periods. Otherwise, a problem of excess blood loss may occur.
● At the time of pregnancy, consume it on the advice of the doctor.