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Swamp Pea Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Swamp Pea
Glycemic Index / Load
Swamp Pea, Agasti Sesbania
Botanical Name
Sesbania Grandiflora, Aeschynomene Grandiflora
Hindi Name
Hathya, August, Agastiya, Gaach Munga
Chinese Name
Mu Tiang Jing

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Action of Swamp Pea

Nutrients in Swamp Pea

Taste of
Swamp Pea

Parts Used

Leaves, Flowers, Bark, Roots, Fruit, Whole Plant
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Swamp Pea is a small tree.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 8 M.
Best used for Eye problems.

Common Names

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Materia Medica for Swamp Pea

Swamp Pea General

The leaves, fruit and bark of the plant are used medicinally in Ayurvedic and Folk medicine. It treats a variety of ailments. Swamp Pea is non toxic. It is used in treating new born. The leaves of the plant are Tridoshnask. The leaves are very effective for all Fever types. The bark of the plant is Astringent in nature. It is used as a general Tonic.
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Swamp Pea for Fever

Take the leaf juice of Swamp Pea and apply all over the body. It lowers the temperature.
OR : Apply leaf paste of Swamp Pea on your body.

Swamp Pea for wounds

Make a paste of the seeds of Swamp Pea and apply.
Steam the Swamp Pea leaves. Wrap on the wounds and tie bandage.

Swamp Pea for Weak Eye Sight

Extract juice of the flowers. Use as Eye drops.
Do not touch the juice to avoid infection.

Swamp Pea for Headache

Use the juice of flowers and leaves of Swamp Pea as nasal drops.
Or : Mix leaf juice of Swamp Pea with Honey. Use as nasal drops.

Swamp Pea for Dry Mouth

Soak some pieces of the root bark of Swamp Pea in water contained in an earthen pot. Drink this water frequently.

Swamp Pea for Swelling

Mix One tablespoon Honey in 5 tablespoons of Swamp Pea leaf juice. Apply on the head. It is quite useful for Dropsy

Swamp Pea for Ascaris

Chew 2-3 leaves of Swamp Pea daily. It helps in removal of Intestinal Worms.

Swamp Pea as Nasal Drop

Use 2 drops leaf juice of Swamp Pea as Nasal Drop. It cures various diseases.

Swamp Pea for Small Pox

Make a decoction with bark of Swamp Pea. Take 2 tsp of it once a day.
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