There is an ancient quote relating the shape of the herb and their effect on certain organs of the body. यत्र आकृति: तत्र गुणा: वसंति । Yatra aakrutihi tatra gunaaha vasanti | Hadjod Sanskrit Synonyms– Vajra valli, Asthi Shrunkala, Granthimana Cissus quadrangularis is a herb, reaching a height of 1.5 m and has quadrangular-sectioned branches with internodes 8 to 10 cm long and 1.2 to 1.5 cm wide. Cissus quadrangularis medicinal Properties Guna (qualities) – Laghu – light to digest, Rooksha – dryness Rasa (taste) – Madhura – sweet Vipaka- Katu – Undergoes pungent taste conversion after digestion Veerya – Ushna – Hot potency Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha Dosha Part used- Stem Dosage- fresh juice 10-20 ml; Paste 5-10 g in divided dose per day. Capsule – extract in capsule form is advised once or twice a day. It is used in the treatment of obesity, gout, syphilis, Veneral diseases, leucorrhea, worm infestation, anorexia, diabetes, peptic ulcer, hemorrhoids and high cholesterol. It is also used as a body building supplement. In Siddha system of medicine, it is used for healing bone fracture, piles, as an anti aging herb, in Asthma, cough Reduction in joint pain Inhibition of bone loss सघृतेन अस्थिसम्हारं सन्धियुक्ते अस्थिभग्ने च पिबेत क्षीरेण मानव: ॥ – चक्रदत्त

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Wonderful Post sir.... we can also correlate with "Lok Purusha Samyata Siddhant" Many Traditional Vaidhya in Madhya Pradesh Malwa area... use it to apply while performing Bandhana in case of Asthi Bhagna... Its local name is 'Had Jod'

Nice update on Ayurveda basics along with the best example " Asthi shrunkhala - Hadjod " Thanks for sharing such beautiful posts Sir.

Nice post sir

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Thank you for your nice information Sir.

@Dr.A.K.Srivastava. nice post.

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Hadjod Very effective ayurveda medicine

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