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

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
GI 22. GL 0
Botanical Name
Citrus Paradisi
Hindi Name
Bataawii Niimbuu, Chakutra
Homeopathic Name
Citrus Decumana   -   Mother Tincture

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Parts Used

Fruit, Seed, Leaves

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Grapefruit

It may cause Breast Cancer.
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Grapefruit is a tree.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 6 M.
Best use for Cancer and Psoriasis.


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Materia Medica for Grapefruit

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Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Fever

Mix equal quantity of Grapefruit juice with water. Drink twice a day.

Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Earache

Grapefruit contains Benzalkonium Chloride. It reduces Infection from the Ears and provides relief from Earache.
Pour 1 to 2 drops of fresh Grapefruit juice in the affected Ear. Do this twice a day for 5 to 7 days.

Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Fatigue

Consume 1 glass of Grapefruit juice everyday.

Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Diabetes

Eat 2 Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) a day.

Grape fruit for Varicose Veins

Have Grapeseed extract . Take two - three tablespoon two times a day.

Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for High Cholesterol

Have half a Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) daily. It lowers level of cholesterol.

Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Obesity

Grapefruit ( Chakotra in India ) is low in calories and almost 90% of water. It cleanses the Kidneys, restricts the desire of unnecessary eating and keeps the body weight normal. Add some slices of fresh Grapefruit in Salads and desserts.

Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Poor Blood Circulation

Add Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) in your daily diet to improve slow Blood Circulation.

Fruits for Hematoma

Increase the intake of citrus fruit like Orange, Grapefruits, Strawberries, Papaya, Apricots in daily diet.

Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Liver Diseases

Take half cup of Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) juice and add Salt to taste. Have it once a day.

Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Heart Diseases

Drink 30 ml Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) juice everyday. It is good for Heart.

Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Grapefruit ( Chakotra in India ) has high content of Bioflavonoids. This nutrient is important for Venous health. It helps in strengthening the venous walls and improves blood circulation. Grapefruit reduces the blood pooling in the legs and cures Chronic Venous Insufficiency.
Eat 1 to 2 Grapefruit a day. Have it for 1 to 2 weeks.

Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Warts

The Antimicrobial property of Grapefruit ( Chakotra in India ) helps to remove bacteria and fungi causing Warts.
Apply 2 to 3 drops of Grapefruit juice on the affected area. Do this 3 to 4 times a day for 2 weeks.

Grapefruit as Liver Tonic

Grapefruit contains vitamin C and antioxidants. It is also a natural Liver cleanser. Drink 1 full glass of Grapefruit juice. You can also add Grapefruit to your daily diet.

Grapefruit for Chagas Disease

Extract the juice of Grapefruit. Add one cup of water in it. Boil it. Simmer for 10 minutes. Consume one cup of it twice daily.

Grapefruit for Giardiasis

Have 20 drops of Grapefruit seed extract diluted with one cup of lukewarm water, thrice daily.

Grapefruit for Listeria

Mix half teaspoon of Grapefruit seed extract in one glass of water. Drink it daily.

Grapefruit for Lupus

Take two teaspoons of Grapefruit seed extract and mix it in one glass of water. Drink it daily.

Grapefruit for Metabolic Syndrome

Drink 30 ml of Grapefruit ( Chakutra ) juice, once a day.

Grapefruit for Myocarditis

Consume one glass of Grapefruit ( Chakutra ) juice daily.

Grapefruit for Pseudomonas Infections

Take 1 tablespoon of Grapefruit seed extract, 2 times a day.
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Herbal Treatment For Wounds 4

Mix one tablespoon of Balsam fir and three tablespoon of Almond oil Or Grapes seed oil. Apply topically.

Herbal Treatment For Hay Fever 2

Chop Grapefruit and Lemon in small pieces. Add some water and boil. Mash the solution. Drink 1 cup by adding 1 tsp Honey in it. Have it three times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Hay Fever 3

Add 4 tsp Lemon juice in a cup of Grapefruit juice. Boil for 15 minutes. Cool. Drink by adding 1 tsp Honey in it.

Herbal Treatment For Epigastric Hernia 2

Prepare a tea by boiling 1 tablespoon each of dried Grapefruit ( Citrus seed extract ), Hawthorn berries and Fennel seeds in one cup of water for 15 minutes. Strain and drink it, twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Femoral Hernia

Prepare a tea by boiling 1 tablespoon each of dried Grapefruit ( Citrus seed extract ), Hawthorn berries and Fennel seeds in one cup of water for 15 minutes. Strain and drink it, twice a day.
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N Parthiban ( Tamilnadu India )
27 Sep 2016
Aadathodai herb is very good for treatment of throat infection. I have grown the medicinal plant in my garden. It gives fantastic results.
Savi ( INDIA )
30 Oct 2016
How and where to.plant chakotra plant
Is it possible to grow it at abu road, sirohi, rajasthan, what is the cost of seed or plant?
16 Feb 2018
if you are talking blood pressure medicine can you take the grapefruit or stop talking the pressure medicine and use gapefruit nstead
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