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Aerva Javanica Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Aerva Javanica
Glycemic Index / Load
Kapok Bush
Botanical Name
Aerva Javanica
Hindi Name
Patharphod, Buyi

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Aerva Javanica Cures

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Action of Aerva Javanica

Nutrients in Aerva Javanica

Parts Used

Root, bark, leaves

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Aerva Javanica

It may cause Stomach Irritation and Nausea.
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Aerva Javanica is a small shrub.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 1.6 M.
Best used for Rheumatism.


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Materia Medica for Aerva Javanica

Aerva Javanica General

Aerva Javanica is also familiar as Desert Cotton. It is associated to the Amaranthaceae family. It is an aborigine of Africa however, it is also found in India. It possesses a wool like structure which carries its seeds.
It is an efficient Antioxidant, as it helps in safeguarding healthy cells of our body from harmful radicals.
It is effectual in combating Headaches.
Eye afflictions can be curbed by using juice prepared from its roots.
It is suitable for treating Oral Problems like Mouth Ulcers, Toothaches and Tooth infections.
Aerva Javanica is a good herbal treatment for counteracting Chest troubles like Cough. Its Demulcent properties play a major role here, in guarding and calming surface of the Mucous Membrane.
It is a gainful Antimicrobial, which not only restrains development of infection causing micro organisms but also contributes towards terminating them.
Being Antiviral in nature, it helps in both guarding as well as combating viruses, which lead to Viral ailments like Jaundice also familiar as Yellow Fever.
It is a fruitful Antiplasmodial, which helps in counteracting parasites leading to Malaria i.e. Plasmodium parasites.
It possess the characteristic of Stomachic, which is helpful in strengthening and keeping the Digestive System healthy. It is advantageous for boosting the appetite and Stomach's functionality.
Aerva Javanica is a good herbal treatment for curing afflictions associated to the Kidneys like Kidney Stones. It helps in calming pain and relieving puffiness, as a result of Kidney Stones.
It is beneficial in balancing Blood sugar levels which in turn would curb Diabetes. It also takes care of Hyperglycaemia, a condition involving movement of glucose in blood plasma in large quantities.
It is profitable in healing multiple Skin troubles like Acne, Dryness of Skin which leads to Cracking of Skin, as in case of Heels. It also bears Wound healing characteristics and is helpful in ceasing Bleeding.
It is worthwhile in curing Intestinal infections like Dyspepsia, due to which arises a feeling of flatulence or bloating, primarily in the Chest or upper Abdomen thus, leading to improper bowel movement.
Aerva Javanica is Antirheumatic, that aids in curbing Rheumatism. Its Anti inflammatory aspect is useful in reducing external puffiness i.e. Swelling.
Possessing Antidiarrheal properties, it is effective in countering Loose Motions i.e. Dysentery and Diarrhea however, it is also helpful in treating Constipation.
It is potent in treating Hemorrhoids, also familiar as Piles.
It is favourable in counteracting Gonorrhoea, which is a sexually transmitted disease.
Being a Diuretic, it promotes proper flow of Urine, which in turn helps in eliminating toxins and staying healthy.

Caution -: Consult a Doctor before consumption.

Keywords : Antioxidant, Headache, Eye Problems, Oral Problems, Chest Problems, Antimicrobial, Jaundice, Malaria, Digestion Problems, Kidney Problems, Diabetes, Hyperglycaemia, Skin Problems, Intestinal infections, Rheumatism, Swelling, Dysentery, Diarrhea, Constipation, Piles, Gonorrhoea, Urine Problems.
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How to use this tree
23 Jul 2020
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