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Uses of tuvaraka - Hydnocarpus laurifolia Sleumer, Wightiana Blume.

tuvaraka :

tuvaraka  : Hydnocarpus laurifolia Sleumer, Wightiana Blume.

General Use:

Styptic, wound healer, Musculoskeletal disorder,abcess, boils, snake bite, sudation therapy, herpes, impure breast milk, fumigation in wounds, wounded patient ward, epilepsy.

Therapeutic Uses:

Anaha (Distension of abdomen due to obstruction to passage of urine and stools}
Arśa (Piles), 
Gridhrasi (Sciatica), 
Gandamala (Cervical lymphadenitis), 
Gulma (Abdominal lump),
Jvara (Fever), Kandu (Itching), 
Kaphavataja roga (Disorders due to Kapha & Vata dosa) , 
Krimi (Helminthiasis),
 Kustha (Leprosy / diseases of skin), 
S¹otha (Oedema), 
Prameha (Metabolic disorder),
Raktavikara (Disorders of blood), 
Tvak roga (Skin diseases), 
Udara , (Urticaria), 
Udavarta (A condition like partial intestinal obstraction), 
Vrana (Ulcer)


1. Tuvaraka taila (Tuvaraka oil) 2. Eladi tailam – used in hair treatment for skin disease like allergic dermatitis ring worm infection, urticaria 3. Jatamayadi choornam – helps to relieve burning sensation, pain and edema when applied externally. 4. Nisosiradi Thailam – Heels wound quickly.

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