Castor root benefits Of all the substances capable of aphrodisiac and Vata balancing effects, castor root is the best. Udavartahara – relieves bloating, gas distension in abdomen Pleehaghna – useful in spleen disorders, splenomegaly Gulmahara – useful in abdominal tumors Bastishoolahara – relieves bladder pain Antravruddhinut – useful in hernia Shonita Vikara – relieves blood imbalance disorders Shoshahara – relieves emaciation, dehydration Shoolaghna – relieves abdominal colic pain Margashodhana – cleanses gut Shwasahara – useful in treatment of asthma and chronic respiratory disorders. Kasahara – useful in cough and cold Anahahara – relieves gas, fullness of abdomen, bloating Kati Basti Rujahara – relieves pain in lower back and bladder region. Shiroruji – relieves headache Mehahara – useful in urinary tract disorders and diabetes Amavatahara – useful in rheumatoid arthritis Shothahara – relieves swelling, edema, anti inflammatory Eranda Phala – Castor fruit uses: Svaadu – sweet in taste Sakshara – slightly alkaline, strong in nature Laghu – light to digest Ushna – hot Bhedi – purgative Vatajit – Balances Vata Dosha  Castor leaf benefits: Vataghna – Balances Vata Dosha Kaphahara – Balances Kapha Dosha, Krimihara – antimicrobial, useful in worm infestation Mutradoshahara – useful in urinary tract infection Pitta Prakopi – increases Pitta Gulmahara – useful in abdominal tumors Bastishoolahara – relieves bladder pain Vruddhi – useful in hernia Mutrakrichrahara – Relieves dysuria, urinary retention, acts as diuretic In case of snake bite, once after the treatment is properly done, to remove remnant poison from the body,  young castor leaf shoot is made paste with water, filtered. That water is given for drinking. It is also used in treating Aconitum and opium toxicity. Castor fruit uses: Atyushna – It is very hot Katu – pungent taste Gulmahara – useful in abdominal tumors Shoolahara – relieves abdominal colic pain Anilapaha – Balances Vata Dosha Yakrut hara – useful in liver disorders Pleehahara – useful in spleen disorders, splenomegaly Udarahara – useful in ascites, enlargement of abdomen Arshanut – useful in piles, haemorrhoids Deepana – improves digestion strength Kaphavatahara – Balances Kapha and Vata Dosha Castor seeds without the hull are used for birth control, leprosy, and syphilis. The hull (the seed cover) is poisonous and not used orally. Castor flower uses: It balances Vata Dosha but may worsen bleeding disorders. Since all parts of castor useful to balance Vata dosha, they are used in treating paralysis, sciatica, neuropathies, neurological pains etc. External application of castor leaf and root – Castor leaf is dipped sesame oil and heated till it becomes hot. This is applied over blunt injuries, arthritis, painful joints to relieve pain. Castor oil leaf and root is made paste with sesame oil or castor oil, slightly heated and applied externally to relieve migraine, low back ache, sciatica pain, arthritis pain, mastitis and skin disorders associated with pain. Root bark has emetic & purgative action & cures lumbago skin diseases, dysponea, hydrocele, flatulance, piles, cough, head ache, leprosy, arthrities, calculus & dysuria, fever, swelling, mental diseases, painful micturation & the seeds cure hepatities & plenities. Tender leaves allay pains in the bladder. The roots are sweet, acrid, astrigent, thermogenic, carmative, purgative, anthelmintic, emollient, diuretic, aphrodisiac, galactagogue, sudorific, expectorant & depurative. Which cures gulma, amadasa, constipation, inflammations, fever, ascitis, strangury, bronchities, cough, leprosy, skin diseases, vitiated conditions of vata, colic, coxalgia & lumbago. Root bark used for emetic & purgative purpose, benificial in lumbago & skin diseases. Castor Leaves are diuretic anthelmintic & galactagogue cures burns, nyctalopia, strangury, vitiated conditions of that is rheumatoid arthrities, urodynia & anthralgia. Leaves externally applied to boils & sores in the form of poulties. Castor Flowers cures urodynia & glandular tumors. Castor Seeds are acrid, thermogenic, digestive, cathartic & aphrodisiac cures dyspepsia. Oil obtained from seeds is slightly bitter, acrid, sweet, antipyretic, thermogenic & viscous. The white variety is specially used in fever & red variety is used in swelling, pallor, & mental diseases.



Good information,,Raja nighantu kara stressed about it. But practically no one touched it in leading vrushyakara yogas in practical.

एरंड के विषय में जानकारी हेतु आभार व्यक्त करता हूं।

Nice Update @Dr. Swati B Pawara

Usefull Update

Nice information

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Useful post

Thanks ji Doctor Saheb for your valuable information



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