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Lagerstroemia Speciosa Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Lagerstroemia Speciosa
Glycemic Index / Load
Giant Crape Myrtle
Botanical Name
Lagerstroemia Speciosa
Hindi Name
Homeopathic Name
Lagerstroemia Speciosa   -   Mother Tincture

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Parts Used

Leaves, Friut, Bark, Seed, Root
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Giant Crape Myrtle is a tree.
It is deciduous.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 20 M.
Best used for Diabetes.
Lagerstroemia Speciosa and Lagerstroemia Indica are two different spices belong to Lagerstroemia family.
L. Speciosa is a huge tree on the other hand L. Indica is a shrub.
L.Speciosa possess purple colour flowers whereas L. Indica's flower is dark pink in colour.
Leaves of L. Speciosa are bigger than L. Indica.
Lagerstroemia Speciosa is used to treat Diabetes whereas Crepe Myrtle is used for Cuts and wounds.
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Materia Medica for Lagerstroemia Speciosa

Lagerstroemia Speciosa General

Lagerstroemia Speciosa is commonly known as Jarul. The root, bark, leaves, flowers of the herb are used medicinally. Traditionally, it is used in Indian and Japanese medicine systems for treating Illness, High blood sugar levels, and Obesity.
The roots of the Jarul plant are used for treating Mouth Ulcers.
The leaves of Jarul treat Wounds, Obesity. A tincture of leaves is used for Wounds and disinfecting the infected skin area. The methanol extract of leaves possesses Cytotoxic property.
The bark of Lagerstroemia Speciosa acts as a Stimulant and Febrifuge. It provides relief from abdominal pains.
Jarul is a natural Insulin plant. It is a strong Anti Diabetic supplement. It is rich in Corosolic acid. The leaves of Jarul contain Ellagitannin. It possesses properties similar to insulin required to treat Diabetic patients. It regulates the blood sugar level in the body. It helps to break down the carbohydrates and sugar in the body. It also promotes their excretion from the body. Tea made from the leaves of Jarul helps in lowering blood sugar levels.
Stomach Problems:
The roots of the herb are used to treat stomach ailments. It provides relief from Stomach cramps and Diarrhea.
Jarul is rich in dietary fiber. The bark, leaves, and flowers of the plant are used to treat hard stools, Constipation, and ease Bowel movements.
Urinary Problems:
A decoction or infusion made from the leaves of Jarul is used to treat Urinary disorders as Dysuria or inflammation of the Kidneys.
High Blood Pressure:
It is beneficial for Hypertensive patients or ones having High Blood Pressure. It regulates blood pressure and eases Hypertension.
It contains Corosolic acid. It thus can be used for the treatment of various kinds of Cancers. The leaves of Jarul are anti-inflammatory in nature. It destroys the free radicals in the body.
Heart Problems:
It regulates the High Cholesterol and Triglycerides level in the body. It protects the Heart from conditions as Myocardial Infarction and Arteriosclerosis.
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Lagestroemia Speciosa for Diabetes

Lagestroemia Speciosa contains Corosolic Acid and Ellagitannins. These two constituents are seem to be helpful to cure diabetes.
Take a glass of lukewarm water. Put half teaspoon of Lagestroemia Speciosa extract. Have it on an empty stomach daily.

Lagerstroemia Speciosa for Obesity

The hot water extract of Banaba leaves treats Obesity. It thus helps in Weight loss.
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Tim ( USA/Utah )
25 Apr 2017
I am looking for a homeopathic way to heal my organs to remove diabetes from my life, loose 50lbs (mostly belly fat), gain energy and be healthy.
I have been overweight for the last 30 years of my life and have many sources of stress in my life.
I read the posting of a person having Diabetes and using
Tinospora cordifolia, 10 drops morning and evening with ? glass of water for 1 month
Gymnea sylvestre, 10 drops before every major meal

Is this what you would recommend to help heal my body so I can matabolize food properly, loose this belly fat, and be healthy?

Can you refer me to where I can purchase these or other recommended herbs and how to prepare same if needed.

I live near Salt Lake City, Utah in North America.

Your help is greatly appreciated.
Raghav Kalia ( India )
03 May 2017
You need to carry out an experiment . Take Metformin 500 mg, one tablet in the morning after breakfast. Then monitor your blood sugar after an hour. Please make sure that you check your blood sugar thrice in a day. Then take Gymnema sylvestre tinctuere, 5 drops added to a glass of water.
Check your sugar readings. If you see the level of sugar decreases, then you may reduce the dosage of Metformin, if not then Jarul herb can also be taken once everyday. Then finally, you can remove the Metformin completely and only take herbs.
Note, I will recommend Tinospora Cordifolia, only if you do not suffer from Low Blood Pressure. If yes, then do not take it at all. This herb is known to reduce the blood pressure. Read the Metabolism page given on this website, I am sharing the link with you---- https://herbpathy.com/Metabolism--Vid29
Glen ( Australia/ NT )
12 Jun 2018
Diabetic type 2: given up on medical/chemical drugs. Need to clear toxins from my blood and change my diet. I have been advised to take Burdock Root in the form of daily cup of tea. Does anyone else, preferably a Diabetic, have any lived experience of Burdock Root as a blood purifier?
Ma Faizan ( India )
07 Nov 2019
I Could not find it in Hyderabad.
I Said "JARUL but they didn't understand, asking me to pronounce proper.
They didn't hear such Herb.
Asked nearly 8 to 10 stores all said the same.

Please help me and reply me ASAP.
14 Nov 2019
Hey Faizan. Try other common names listed above. It is commonly known as jarul. The name of the plant is Jarul. Medicinally, its leaves, bark, root, fruit, and seed are used separately for various ailments. Why do you want to have Jarul? Share your medical problem in detail for a remedy.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Dorothy howland ( Texas )
07 Aug 2020
Is lagetrsreoemia similar to Gymnea Sylvestre because I can't take the Gymnea as used un glyocil
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