Kadukkai ( Terminalia chebula ) 200gm

130.00

Kadukai

Botanical             :  Terminalia chebulla

Tamil                    :  Kadukkai

Malayalam          :  kadukkai

Hindi                    :  Harde Whole

Telugu                 :  Karakkaya

 

Description:

The deciduous Haritaki tree grows at an altitude of 1,800 meters. The round tree is crowned and braches spread out, with a diameter of 1.5 to 2.5 meters. The long ovate leaves are acute, in opposite pairs about 10 to 20 cm long. The flowers are dull white with spikes and can be found at the end of the branches. The fruit is hard and yellowish green in color. Each fruit has a single seed that is light yellow in color.

 

Benefits:

  • Haritaki has laxative, rejuvenative, purgative, astringent and dry properties.
  • The paste of its fruit is effective in reducing swelling.
  • Gargling with haritaki decoction helps in stomatitis, oral ulcers and sore throat.
  • It serves as a good astringent for loose gums, bleeding and ulceration in gums.
  • The herb is used in preparing ‘Triphala’ that is used for hair wash, brush teeth in pyorrhea and treat bleeding gums.
  • It is an effective remedy for anemia.

 

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