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Terminalia Bellirica Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Terminalia Bellirica
Glycemic Index / Load
Belliric Myrobalans
Botanical Name
Terminalia Bellirica
Hindi Name
Baheda, Bibitaki, Vibhitak, Bibhitaki, Bhaira

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Terminalia Bellirica Cures


Action of Terminalia Bellirica

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Terminalia Bellirica

Taste of
Terminalia Bellirica

Nature of
Terminalia Bellirica


Parts Used

Bark , Fruit, Seed, Whole Plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Terminalia Bellirica

Avoid use during pregnancy and breast feeding.
It may cause Myocardial Depressant Activity.
Excess dosage could result in Gastric problems.
Too much of this can cause Nausea and Vomiting.
Gas formation in the Intestines.
Diarrhea and loose motions
Avoid use in pregnancy.
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Terminalia Bellirica is a tree.
It is perenial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 30 M.
Its oil from the seed is useful in Skin diseases.
Best used for Constipation.
Bark is brownish grey.
Leaves are crowded toward the ends of the branches.

In TCM :
Terminalia Bellirica Fruit : Mao He Zi


Grown In

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Materia Medica for Terminalia Bellirica

Terminalia Bellirica General

Terminalia Bellirica is a large deciduous tree. It is perrenial. It is grown in India. It grows up to 30 m. It requires cold climate.
Leaves are crowded toward the ends of the branches. Leaf tip is narrow pointed. Leaves are 8-20 cm long. Bark is brownish grey in color. Flowers are greenish yellow. Upper flowers of the spike are male. Lower flowers are bisexual. Fruit is covered with minute pale pubescence. Oil obtained from the seed is useful in Skin diseases. It is a good tonic for stomach and brain. It is an effective for headache, chronic diarrhea and piles. It is useful in treating bronchitis, nose and heart disease.
Caution.Excess dosage could result in gastric problems.
Too much of this can cause nausea and vomiting.
Gas formation in the intestines.
Diarrhea and loose motions
Avoid use in pregnancy.
Single Herb

Terminalia Bellirica for Baldness

Prepare an infusion of Terminalia Bellirica fruit. Use it to wash your Hair.
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Herbal Treatment For Asthma 5

Take 5 cups of Agarwood pieces. Boil in 2 liter of water until it reduces to 1 liter. Add 1 liter each of Cow's milk and Gingelly oil to it. Boil the mixture again to remove the moisture completely from it. Take Terminalia Bellirica and Liquorice root powder each of them half cup. Add to the mixture. Let it cool, then strain and store. This oil can be used to massage the scalp twice a week. Leave it for 20 Minutes and then Wash off.

Herbal Treatment For Migraine 1

Boil 4 cups of Agarwood pieces in 2 litre water till it is reduced to One litre. Now again boil it with One litre each of Cow's milk and Gingelly oil and remove its moisture. Add half cup each of powdered Terminalia Bellirica and Liquorice root. Let it cool then strain. Massage the scalp with this oil twice a week, keep it for 20 Minutes and Wash off.

Herbal Treatment For Swelling 1

Take 4 cups of broken Agarwood chips. Soak in 2 litre water over night. Next day boil it till the water is reduced to half litre. Now grind the chips separately and again boil with the decoction for 10 Minutes. Filter. Heat with half litre each of Coconut Oil and Cow's Milk. Add One cup each of Wild Turmeric, Rinds of Terminalia Bellirica and 2 cups each of Cassia Auriculata and Southernwood flower. Add a pinch of Saffron. Boil for 10 Minutes. Cool, strain and store. Massage the scalp with this oil twice a week.

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 2

Dip 5 cups of broken Agarwood chips in 2 liter water overnight. - Boil untill the water reduces to one fourth. Add half liter of Coconut Oil and Cow's Milk, one cup each of Wild Turmeric, Rinds of Terminalia Bellirica and 2 cups each of Cassia Auriculata ( Tarwar ) and Southernwood flower. Boil for 10 minutes. Strain. Apply on the scalp twice a week.

Herbal Treatment For Blocked Nose 1

Take 2 litres of water. Add 5 cups of Agarwood pieces. Boil it. Wait till the volume reduces to 1 litre. Add 1 litre of Cow's Milk and 1 litre of Sesame Oil. Remove the moisture from the mixture by boiling it. Add 1/2 cup of Terminalia Bellirica rinds and Liquorice roots. Let it cool. Filter it. Use it twice a week.

Herbal Treatment For Constipation 6

Grind Indian Gooseberry, Chebulic Myrobalan and Terminalia Bellirica together. Take one teaspoon powder once a day for 7 days.

Herbal Treatment For Sore Throat 2

Grind Dates , Raisins, Black Pepper, Long Pepper and Terminalia Bellirica ( Baheda in India ) in equal quantities. Take One tablespoon of this paste with equal quantity of Honey thrice a day. It is also good for cough.

Herbal Treatment For Weak Eyesight 1

Take the following herbs :
Coriander : Dhaniya : Green : Leaves : 50 gram
Indian Gooseberry : Amla : Dried : Powdered : 1 teaspoon
Chebulic Myrobalan : Harad : Dried : Powdered : 1 teaspoon
Terminalia Bellirica : Baheda : Dried : Powdered : 1 teaspoon
Put all ingredients in a jar. Grind. Add salt according to your taste. Eat it with your meal.

Herbal Treatment For Headache 6

Take dried Ginger ( Adrak in India ), bark of Azadirachta Indica ( Neem in India ) , Indian Gooseberry ( Aamla in India ), Terminalia Bellirica ( Baheda in India ) and juice of raw Turmeric ( Haldi in India ) each in equal quantity. Boil in 8 folds water until it remains one portion. Now mix Jaggery ( Gur in India ). Take this mixture twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Kidney Disease 1

Take the following herbs :
Asphaltum : Shilajit : 3 tablespoons
Indian Gooseberry : Amla : 1 tablespoon
Terminalia Chebula : Harad : 1 tablespoon
Terminalia Bellirica : Baheda : 1 tablespoon
Powder them together. Have 2 pinches twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Conjunctivitis 2

Take the following herbs :
Indian Gooseberry : Amla : 10 gram
Terminalia Bellirica : Baheda : 10 gram
Terminalia Chebula : Harad : 10 gram
Take 2 glass of water. Put all ingredients in water and soak it for overnight. Strain and cool. Wash eyes with this water.

Herbal Treatment For Constipation 22

Grind equal quantities of Beleric Myrobalan, ( Behada in Hindi), Embolic Myrobalan, ( Amla in Hindi ) and Terminalia Chebula ( Harad in Hindi ).
Take one tablespoon before retiring at night.
It cures Anemia, Constipation, Indigestion and Spermatorrhea.
It has an Antibiotic, Laxative, Astringent, Cooling and Purgative effect on the body.
It acts as an Appetizer.
It acts as a Brain Tonic.
It is beneficial for Eyes.
It promotes hair growth and makes hair shiny.
It does not have any side effects.
It is not habit forming.

Herbal Treatment For Ascaris 10

Prepare a mixture by adding Azadirachta Indica ( Neem ) oil with Castor Oil. Take half tsp of it in the morning with an empty Stomach.

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 19

Take the following herbs in equal quantity :
Aloe Vera : Gheekumari
Indian Gooseberry : Amla
Terminalia Bellirica : Baheda
Terminalia Chebula : Harad
Grind them together. Massage your scalp with this mixture for 6 months.
This formula promotes growth of new hair.

Herbal Treatment For Snake Bite 5

Prepare a decoction, made of Curry Leaf stem bark, Terminalia Bellirica leaves and Ziziphus Xylopyrus leaves. Consume half cup of it 2 times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 6

Mix Withania Somnifera( Ashwagandha ) root powder and Terminalia Bellirica( Baheda ) powder in equal proportion. Consume 1 teaspoon of this mixture with Jaggery daily. It will provide relief from Chest Pain.
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Allan Mayoff ( Baja norte ,mexico )
09 Apr 2016
does this lower uric acid?
06 Dec 2018
Yes, apparently it does because I did not have any more gout attacks when I take 500mg twice a day together with apple cider vinegar 40 ml before breakfast and dinner
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01 Sep 2016
How do i get this and how do i order this thank u very much. Jerry
01 Sep 2016
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05 Sep 2020
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15 Oct 2016
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13 May 2017
What is the boiling point of seed oil of terminalia bellirica?
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23 Jun 2017
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12 Jan 2020
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27 Jul 2020
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27 Jul 2020
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- Soursop: It has very strng Anti Cancer properties. It kills Cancer cells without any side effects. Chop some fresh stems and leaves of Soursop. Boil them in 1 liter of water until reduced to half. Strain. Drink 100 ml twice a day. You may add Honey.
- Fresh Wheatgrass juice 30 ml shot daily.
- Glass of Green Leaf juice- You may add Carrot leaves, Beetroot leaves, Spinach and Wheatgrass in equal quantity. Take a glass daily.
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- Have a capsule of Echinacea and Goldenseal daily to improve immunity.
Take these for atleast 2 months. Write about how you feel after 1 month.
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