Mudakathan leaf powder
Mudakathan is a Indian traditional medicine system for the treatment of rheumatism and stiffness of limbs. It helps in treating lumbago, cough and some nervous diseases. It gives noticeable relief in patients of arthritis, joint pain and even gout patients.
Mudakathan Keerai Medicinal Uses:
1. Anti Ulcer Properties:
Another important property of is it’s anti ulcer properties. Mudakathan keerai extract got by boiling the leaves in water has a mild anti ulcer properties and people who suffer from acidity will greatly benefit including mudakathan keerai in your diet. Try to consume it in the form of soup given below.
2. Anti Diarrheal Properties:
The water extract of mudakathan keerai has antidiarrhoeal activity and has traditionally for it in certain places in India. This has proven through research and this is because of the presence of tannins, flavonoids, alkaloids, sterols, triterpenes and saponins present in Mudakathan keerai.
3. Increases Fertility:
Another interesting property of mudakathan keerai is it’s ability to increase sperm motility and sperm count. Just having mudakathan keerai regularly for 30 days increases sperm count significantly and there was increase in serum testosterone level too.
4. Anti Arthritic Activity:
Mudakathan keerai has been used for treating arthritis in our place and this traditional use has been backed by reseach. We usually give mudakathan keerai in the form of dosai or rasam to patients suffering from arthritis regularly and it greatly helps reduce the inflammation and pain.
5. Anti Inflammatory & Antioxidant Properties:
Mudakathan keerai has amazing antioxidant and anti inflammatory properties. The flavonols, glycosides and phenols present in mudakathan keerai is responsible for it’s anti inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It also has analgesic properties (pain relieving properties) which makes it very effective for reducing all kinds of inflammations.
6. Anti Bacterial Properties:
Mudakathan keerai has powerful anti bacterial properties and also all parts of the plant has anti bacterial properties and they are effective against five strains of bacteria (Salmonella, Staphylococcus Aureus, Aeromonas, E.coli and Pseudomonas). What surprised me was the seed coat has the maximum anti bacterial properties out of the three.
7. Mosquito Repellent Properties:
Another interesting use of mudakathan is it’s ability to repel mosquitoes when applied externally on the skin. For the study, the ethanol leaf extract was used and it repelled mosquito bites of three types of mosquitoes (Culex Quinquefasciatus, Aedes Aegypti and Anopheles Stephensi) very effectively!
8. Anti Fungal Properties:
Mudakathan leaf powder also have powerful anti fungal properties. The two chemical compounds that were responsible for the most anti fungal activity of mudakathan keerai are luteolin and then rutin.
9. Anti Convulasant Properties:
Mudakathan keerai has anti convulasant properties too. Mudakathan keerai alcohol extract when given to rats that were given electric shock reduce the convulsions greatly. For the extract the whole plant extract was used and the dosage used was 350 mg of extract for a kg of body weight.
10. Anti Pyretic Properties:
Mudakathan keerai has fever reducing properties. It is also one of the best remedies for reducing malaria fever. If you are suffering from fever, cold and headache, try having a cup of warm mudakathan keerai soup (I have given the soup recipe below), it will greatly help reduce the fever and also pain.
What are the benefits of balloon vine?
The primary bioactive component of Balloon vine is phytosterols that have shown to have good anti-inflammatory properties making it effective to strengthen bones & also joints and even manage rheumatism & limb stiffness.
How do you use balloon vine powder?
For General use:
Mix 5 Grams of Balloon Vine / Mudakathan Powder with hot water and drink it twice a day.
Is balloon vine good for hair?
Balloon Vine helps to treat arthritis and it greatly helps to reduce the Inflammation and also Joint Pain. Balloon Vine can be used for hair to treat itchy scalp and dandruff and then for promoting hair growth.
Is Mudakathan heat or cold?
Mudakathan keerai has fever reducing properties too. It is also one of the best remedies for reducing malaria fever. If you are suffering from fever, cold and headache, try having a cup of warm mudakathan keerai soup (I have given the soup recipe below), it will greatly help reduce the fever and also pain.
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Apart from the above mentioned uses there are many other uses and benefits of Mudakathan leaf powder which can be felt while using.
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