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

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Sorghum Bicolor, Andropogon Sorghum
Hindi Name
Jowar, Jawar, Jowari
Chinese Name
Shu Shu

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Sorghum Cures


Action of Sorghum

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Sorghum

Highly Effective

Taste of

Parts Used

Whole plant, Seed

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Sorghum

Avoid use during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.
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Sorghum is a plant.
It is an annual.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 4 M.
Best used for Cancer.

In some places of the world Solanum Aviculare is known as Poroporo while in the others Sorghum Bicolor is known Poroporo. These two are entirely different herbs, please be informed and do not get confused.


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Materia Medica for Sorghum

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Sorghum ( Jowar ) for Osteoporosis

Sorghum ( Jowar ) has high content of Magnesium. Magnesium increases the absorption of Calcium by the body. Calcium is an essential nutrient for the bone health.
Include Sorghum ( Jowar ) in your diet. You may consume it in the form of chapatti.

Sorghum ( Jowar ) for Anemia

Sorghum ( Jowar ) is a good source of Iron, Vitamin C and Dietary Fiber. These all help in formation of Red Blood Cells.
Eat it in any way. You may have Sorghum ( Jowar ) in bread form or any other way.
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Hemangi Kasla ( India )
16 Jun 2016
I am suffereing from Hypothyroidism, and i have jowar in my daily diet in the form of chapatis, please let me know is it good to have in hypothyroidism, please mail me at hemangikasla60@gmail.com
16 Jun 2016
Hi Hemangi, Jowar alone won't help to treat Hypothyroidism. Add Dulse ( Palmaria Palmata ) to your daily diet. Or
Prepare a decoction of Dulse leaves. Consume it once a day.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Fathima Sahla ( India )
16 Jun 2016
My mother have hypothyroidism.How can it be cured
16 Jun 2016
Hello Fathima Take two drops of Ashwagandha tincture in milk daily, Also, Prepare a decoction of Dulse leaves and drink it once a day.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Anshu Chawla ( India )
17 Jun 2016
I am suffering from Hypothyroidism with dry skin, obese hanging stomach, heat in the body, etc. Cure, please
30 Jun 2016
For Hypothyroidism: Prepare the soup of Dulse leaves and consume it once daily.
For Skin: Mix Almond oil and Olive oil in equal ratio. Massage the Dry Skin with it.
For Obesity: Warm 500 ml of water and add 1 to 2 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of Lemon juice. Consume it on an empty stomach daily.
For Heat: Soak Goondkatira in the water overnight. Drink this water along with Goonkatira on an empty stomach daily. Also, consume Buttermilk 2 glasses full daily.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Ramana ( Tamil nadu )
11 Feb 2018
I am suffering with high triglycerides
Hal ( Nigeria/Oyo state )
19 Jan 2019
Good day, there is a particular leave called 'ewe eje' in Yoruba. Please may I know the English name. Thanks
22 Jan 2019
It can be found under these names:
Waltheria indica
Velvet bush
LSyn. Waltheria americana
Tonic leaf
L(Sterculiaceae) Waltheria
Ty ( Nigeria/portharcourt )
12 Feb 2019
What to use for chronic Knee pain
Koleade Adebimpe timileyin ( Nigeria )
04 Sep 2020
We can supply small, medium and large quantity of Sorghum leaves across the globe.
David ( Nigeria )
15 Oct 2020
Please what I use to get rid of chronic leg ulcer?
David ( Nigeria )
15 Oct 2020
What can I use to get rid of chronic leg ulcer
Surinder ( UK )
22 Jan 2021
Anyone know of any cure for occipital Neuralgia please?

My wife has it symptoms are pain starting at the back of the head and going to top of head and on forehead, down side of head affecting the eyes and ears and jaw. Has pain in all these regions and behind eye and tinnitus - all on right hand side of head only, tried most nerve pain medicines nothing is really working.
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