Aug 28, 2009

Dhanwantari Bhagwan

Ayurveda is an ancient medical science which teaches us how to be healthy and to lead a long and fruitful life. Hundreds of diseases are very well explained along with causes, symptoms and remedies on lines of dosha theory in Ayurveda.Diet and lifestyle modifications mentioned in Ayurveda for each disease play an important role in bringing the diseases and conditions under control .

Hence through this web site we want to help the people through Ayurveda remedies which are explained in ayurveda . This website offers free consultations . It is assured that genuine consultations shall be promptly replied to by our panel of doctors.


Lajjalu (Sanskrit ) - Sensitive Plant (Mimosa Pudica)

The plant lajjalu which is described in ayurveda has been identified as Mimosa Pudika (sensitive plant). This plant has different names like Namaskari, Shamipathra, Rekta Paadi, etc.,

It has been described as

“ sparshaat sankochataam yaati punashcha prasruta bhavet " -a plant which folds itself when touched and spreads its leaves once again after a while.

Properties or guna of lajjalu:

1. Lajjalu has tikta and kashaya rasa (bitter and astringent taste),

2. Has property of cold (sheetha).

3. Balances kapha, pitta.

It has the following medicinal properties,

§ It arrests bleeding.

§ Fastens the wound healing process.

§ Very useful in diarrhea (athisaara) Amoebic dysentery (raktaatisaara) and bleeding piles.

§ It is mainly used in herbal preparations for gynecological disorders.

§ It has been said to have medicinal properties to cure skin diseases.

§ It is also used in conditions like bronchitis, general weakness and impotence.

Usually leaves, flowers, stems, roots and fruits (Punchaangha = 5 parts of plants) are used as medicines. But the root is used mainly used.

Shushrutha has placed this plant in “Priyangwadi and ambhastadi “ gana.


Prepare ayurveda medicines at Home . Do It Yourself - Simple Herbal Formulae.

In ayurveda all naturally available things are used as medicines. For example water, mud, sand, plants and their parts, animals and their parts, minerals,... and the list becomes infinite. These naturally available things exhibit different medicinal properties when used singly or in combination. Even a single natural thing acts differently in different physical conditions. For example- Plain water exhibits different medicinal properties when it is

  • hot
  • boiled and cooled
  • cold.
    "Charaka" and "Sushruta" have indicated many herbs which act effectively in some diseases. Some times even a single herb gives the desired effect. This is known as "Eka moolika prayoga" (Single drug therapy). Such simple and effective treatment formulae for many diseases are available through our site.

Action Of Herbs

The herbs which are available abundantly around us have plenty of medicinal properties. But these herbs need proper purification and a good vehicle to act at cellular level. The form (powdered, paste, juice, etc) in which the herbs are administered also plays a very important role in curing diseases. Action of a medicinal herb depends on the part of the plant that is used. Regular use of fresh herbal preparations give effective relief in many chronic diseases

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