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

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
GI 50. GL 22
Botanical Name
Fagopyrum Esculentum
Hindi Name
Kuttu, Kutu
Homeopathic Name
Fagopyrum Esculentum   -   Mother Tincture

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Buckwheat Cures

Most Effective


Action of Buckwheat

Nutrients in Buckwheat

Highly Effective

Combines With

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Grain, Seeds

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Buckwheat

It may cause Asthma and Skin Rashes.
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Buckwheat is a plant.
It is an annual.
It grows in a temperate climate.
It grows up to 1.3 M.
Best use for Diabetes.

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Materia Medica for Buckwheat

Buckwheat General

Buckwheat is Kuttu in hindi. Do not get muddled with the name. It is not related to wheat. It is a Pseudo cereal. Buckwheat is being used in India since long. It is used as food during fasting.
Buckwheat is an effective herb for combating Hair Problems like Hair loss, Alopecia, Dandruff and Split ends. It promotes Hair Growth and improves Hair Health.
It is a valuable herb for the Brain. It is effective in alleviating problem of Depression.
It is beneficial for Blood related problems. It alleviates problem of Haemorrhage. It helps in combating High Blood Pressure.
It is effective in alleviating Respiratory Ailments like Asthma, Cold and Flu.
It is a good herbal remedy for Breast Cancer.
Buckwheat cures Constipation.
Its fibrous content is valuable for arresting formation of stones in Gall Bladder.
It cures Diabetes.
It promotes Appetite.
A paste prepared from Buckwheat is useful in alleviating Joint Pain.
It is a significant herb for healthy Skin. Buckwheat contains Rutin which helps in treating Sun Tan. It bears antiaging attributes. Its infusion is used for curing Erysipelas.
Buckwheat possesses Magnesium which is required for healthy Bone structure. It treats the problem of Osteoporosis.
Caution : Consult a Doctor before consuming it.
Keywords : Hair Problem, Depression, Blood Problems, Respiratory Ailments, Breast Cancer, Constipation, gall Bladder Stones, Diabetes, Low Appetite, Joint Pain, Skin Problems, Osteoporosis.
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Susan ( Canada )
13 Apr 2019
Hello, I have 2 questions. First can buckwheat be used as a “ morning after pill” after unprotected intercourse?
Second where can I get buckwheat herb in pill form?

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Norman Thompson ( US / Texas )
28 May 2020
Does Buckwheat plant derivatives treat prostate concerns?
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