Malkangani has a bunch of names. Its scientific term is celastrus paniculatus. In Sanskrit, it’s known as jyotishmati. And in English, it goes by the names of intellect tree and black-oil plant. The seeds, oil, as well as the leaves of this plant are highly valued. Find out why…
Medicinal Uses Of Malkangani
- It pacifies Vata as well as Kapha doshas.
- It boosts cognition abilities.
- This herb treats insomnia.
- It improves concentration as well as memory.
- It can also treat rheumatoid arthritis.
- In Ayurveda, it is used to heal opium addiction.
- It also tackles opium poisoning.
- It can treat sciatica.
- This herb also helps heal impotence.
- It has antidepressant properties.
- It also has aphrodisiac qualities.
- Malkangani reduces inflammation.
Side Effects To Watch Out For
- Not safe during pregnancy
- Can cause Pitta aggravation
- Increases heat in the body
- May cause dizziness
- Increases sweating
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