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

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Bauhinia Variegata
Hindi Name
Kanchnar, Kachnal
Chinese Name
Yang Ti Jia

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Bauhinia Cures

Most Effective

Glandular Fever
Lymphatic Congestion

Action of Bauhinia

Nutrients in Bauhinia

Taste of

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Parts Used

Roots, Leaves , Flowers, Bark, Buds, Gum,Seeds and Flowers.
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Bauhinia is a tree.
It is deciduous.
It grows in tropical, sub tropical climates.
It grows up to 20 M.
It belongs to Caesalpiniaceae family.
Its leaves are rounded with lobed ends and heart shaped bases.
It flowers between Feb and March.
Best used for extra growths in Thyroid and disturbed thyroid hormone levels.


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Materia Medica for Bauhinia

Bauhinia General

Bauhinia plant is of great medicinal value.
Its bark is used in preparation of a paste that is effective in treating Skin Ailments like Skin Discolouration.
The paste of its roots is a good herbal cure for Cuts and Wounds.
It helps in treating critical illness like Cancer. It possesses Anti cancerous properties
Its leaves have insulin like attributes, which help in regulating the Sugar In our body. Hence, it helps in countering Diabetes.
Its bark contains acetone and methanol. These extracts are used to treat Asthma.
Its dry buds and roots are used to treat Digestive Problems like Vomiting, Nausea, Belching, etc.
Its roots and flowers are a good herbal remedy for Rheumatic Pain.
It is essential for the Liver. It removes fatal substances like carbon tetrachloride from the Liver.
It is beneficial in maintaining health of the Kidneys. It prevents deposition of toxic chemicals in the Kidneys.
Bauhinia is a good herbal remedy for Diuresis.
It has a beneficial effect on Intestinal Ulcers. It is a good herbal remedy for treating Diarrhea and for removing Intestinal Worms.
Bauhinia's bark is used to counteract Snake Bites.

Caution : Consult your doctor before consuming it.
Single Herb

Bauhinia ( Kachnas ) for Goiter

Prepare a decoction of the barksof Bauhinia. Take 1/4th cup daily on an empty stomach.

Bauhinia for Diabetes

Drink 10 ml leaf decoction of Bauhinia once a day. Use it regularly for one month.

Bauhinia for Wounds

Boil Bauhinia plant in water. Wash your wounds with it when bearable hot.

Bauhinia for Cough

Drink decoction prepared from the flowering buds of this herb, dosage : 10-15 ml everyday until the symptoms continue.

Bauhinia for Diarrhea

Take dried bark powder. Have 3gm of this powder two times in a day, with a glass of water. Try this for 5 days.

Bauhinia for Sore Throat

Take 10 gm bark of this Herb. Put 400 ml water in a pan. Add the bark to it. Boil it, till the water in the pan reduces to 100 ml. Strain it. Gargle with this water thrice in a day.

Bauhinia for Liver Diseases

Drink 100 ml of juice of leaves of this Herb, twice a day. For children, the dosage is reduced to 20 ml. Try for a week.

Bauhinia for Tumors

Take 10 gm dried bark of the herb. Boil it in 400 ml water, until water reduces to 100 ml. Strain and drink it twice a day.

Bauhinia for Flatulence

Drink 10 ml decoction of roots of Bauhinia, twice a day.

Bauhinia ( Kanchnar ) for Thyroid Problems

Add 20 gm of Bauhinia tree bark powder in 200 ml of water. Boil, til the water reduces to 50 ml. Strain and drink it twice a day.

Bauhinia for Piles

Prepare or buy the jam of Bauhinia flower buds. Take one teaspoon of this jam twice in a day. It cures bleeding Piles.

Bauhinia for Indigestion

Prepare a decoction of Bauhinia roots. Drink this decoction twice a day. Continue, until the symptoms persist.

Bauhinia ( Kanchnar ) for Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Add 20 gm of Bauhinia tree bark powder in 200 ml of water. Boil, til the water reduces to 50 ml. Strain and drink it twice a day.

Bauhinia ( Kanchnar ) for Hyperthyroidism

Add 20 gm of Bauhinia tree bark powder in 200 ml of water. Boil, til the water reduces to 50 ml. Strain and drink it twice a day.

Bauhinia ( Kanchnar ) for Hypothyroidism

Add 20 gm of Bauhinia tree bark powder in 200 ml of water. Boil, til the water reduces to 50 ml. Strain and drink it twice a day.
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Herbal Treatment For Lymphatic System Diseases

Lymphatic System plays an essential and important role in providing defense against diseases.
Some of the common ailments of the Lymphatic System are
Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Non Hodgkin Lymphoma
High Blood Pressure
Skin Diseases
Varicose Veins
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Fibrocystic Mastopathy
Uterine Fibroids
A combination of the following herbs is beneficial for any or many of the above diseases. Even if you do not suffer from any disease, it is recommended that you take the combination for 15 days every year.
1) Kanchnar ( Bauhinia Variegata )
2) Triphala
3) Trikatu
4) Guggul ( Commiphora Mukul )
5) Varuna ( Crataeva Nurvala )
6) Cardamom ( Elettaria Cardamomum )
7) Cinnamon ( Cinnamomum Zeylanicum )
8) Indian Bay Leaf ( Cinnamomum Tamala )
Buy Capsules containing all the above herbs. Consume it twice daily after meals with a glass of lukewarm water.
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Mohammad sarmad shahzad ( Pakistan )
26 Nov 2016
i am a student of agriculture science my assimgment topic is kachanar soi am recher on kechanar topic
Shah Zafar
11 Sep 2020
We need Bauhinia (Kachnas) in liquid form for Prostate problems.
where to get the best and how ? Thanks for your cooperation
shah zafar
Ashok V.
21 Sep 2020
It is available online. Search google or Amazon.
Pranow ( Karnataka )
24 Aug 2020
It work in symptoms of prostate inlargement??
Mohammad Ali ( Bangladesh )
23 Oct 2020
I need BAUHINIA-Q or raw in water base.
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