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Amaranth Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Amaranth, Grain
Botanical Name
Amaranthus Hypochondriacus
Hindi Name
Chauli, Chavli, Chaulai

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Amaranth Cures


Action of Amaranth

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Nutrients in Amaranth

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Taste of

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Parts Used

Leaves, Seeds

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Amaranth

Avoid Use during Pregnancy and Breast Feeding.
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Amaranth is a Plant.
It is an annual.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to One Meter.
It is well known as Queen of Calcium.
Best used for Bleeding.

In TCM :
Amaranth Fruit : Shui Hong Hua Zi


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Materia Medica for Amaranth

Single Herb

Amaranth for Baldness

Apply fresh leaf juice of Amaranth on the scalp.

Amaranth For Sore Throat

Add 2 tablespoons of Powdered Amaranth leaves in One glass of water. Simmer for 10 minutes. Gargle with this water at least 3 times a day.

Amaranth for Leucorrhoea

Add 2 tablespoons of dried Amaranth leaves in a quarter of water. Simmer for 10 minutes and use it as a douche for Leucorrhea.
OR : Soak 1 to tablespoon of Amaranth root powder in water for whole night. Next morning strain and drink.

Amaranth ( Chauli ) for Grey Hair

Apply the juice of Amaranth leaves on the hair.

Amaranth ( Chauli ) for Diarrhea

Prepare an infusion of One tablespoon dried leaves with One cup water.
Drink cold, One cup a day.

Amaranth ( Chauli ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Simmer 2 tablespoon dried leaves in One cup water for 10 minutes.
Gargle with this water 2-3 times a day.
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Herbal Treatment For Piles 9

Witch Hazel combines with Amaranth for the treatment of Piles.
It can be used as an Ointment for local application.
It can be taken internally as an Infusion. Prepare an Infusion of the dried leaves. Let leaves steep for l0-l5 minutes. Take thrice a day

Herbal Treatment For Leprosy 3

Make a paste with curd by adding Turmeric, Snow Lotus, Amranthus and Barley in equal quantity. Apply over the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Herbal Treatment HIV/AIDS

Prepare food using Moringa ( Drumstick ) leaves with porridge made from amaranth grain. Consume it twice a day to get relieve from symptoms of HIV/AIDS.
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Jiyalal Agrawal ( Uttarakhand / India )
25 Jun 2016
Maine dobaar chaulai ki pattiyo ka saag banaya per dono hi baar iska swad kadvaa tha,
Let me know where is mistake?
04 Jul 2017
usko (iren) lohe ki kadai mai nahi banao.
Nutan ( India/UP )
06 Jun 2017
Can chalai saag be given to a 28week pregnant lady for nourishment
Garima Randhawa ( India )
03 Jul 2017
No Please. It is clearly written above in the side effects section that this herb must be avoided during pregnancy. So, you should not try it .
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