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Water Chestnut Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Water Chestnut
English Name
Water Chestnut
Botanical Name
Eleocharis Dulcis
Hindi Name
Singada, Singhada
Chinese Name
Bi Qi

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Water Chestnut Cures


Action of Water Chestnut

Nutrients in Water Chestnut

Highly Effective

Taste of
Water Chestnut

Nature of
Water Chestnut


Parts Used

Fruit Powder, Tuber, Fruit Pulp,

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Water Chestnut

Excess consumption may cause Bloating and Stomach Ache.
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Water Chestnut is an aquatic vegetable plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in nutrient rich water.
It grows up to 1.5 M.

In TCM :
Meridians associated : Lung, Kidney and Large Intestine


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Materia Medica for Water Chestnut

Single Herb

Water Chestnut for Leucorrhoea

Take Water Chestnut (with peel or without peel) .
Or Have juice of Water Chestnut with milk once a day.

Water Chestnut for Jaundice

Water Chestnut is very effective in eliminating toxins from the body.
You can consume it in raw form.

Water Chestnut for Cough

Consume one teaspoon of dried Water Chestnut powder with one cup of water. Take it two times a day.

Water Chestnut for Anorexia

Water Chestnut is very effective in case of children and adults for curing Anorexia.
Include Water Chestnut in your daily diet.

Water Chestnut for Measles

Boil 2-3 peeled Water Chestnuts in one glass of water. Strain and drink it for 10 days.

Water Chestnut for Eczema

Take dried Water Chestnut and grind it to make a fine powder. Mix this powder with Lemon juice to make a paste. Apply it on the affected area daily.

Water Caltrop for Premature Ejaculation

Take 250gm of Water Caltrop flour ( Sanghare ka atta ). Add 2 tablespoon of clarified butter in add. Make a lehyam and add Jaggery in it. Have 2 tablespoon every day for 6 weeks to treat Premature Ejaculation.
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