English Name :- Carum Copticum
Botanical Name :- Carum copticum
Family :- UMBELLIFERAE
Parts - Used:- Leaves and fruits
Habit :- Annual aromatic herb, 1-3 feet high, pinnatetype dissected leaves, Flowers white and in umbels
Taste :- Acrid pungent
Chemical Constituents :- Plant contains: Volatile oil which contains: Thymol, Stearoptin Cymom, Terpene.
Diarrhoea, Indigestion Abdominal pain, Flatulence, Cholera, Rheumatism, Heart disease, Spleeno-megally, Spermmatorrheal and gives colic relief.
- It is an extraordinary stomach tonic and it aids digestion.
- It promotes kidney functions and energizes the nerves.
- It strengthens metabolism and circulation.
- It is considered to be a powerful detoxifying agent.
- It has high contents of calcium and iron which are highly important for physical health.
- It is effective in killing the worms of the body.
- It increases sexual feeling and virility.
- It is a powerful decongestant for both the digestive and respiratory tract.
- It dissolves and discharges gall bladder and urinary stone and grave.
- It promotes kidney function and reduces gases of intestine.
- It is an excellent heart tonic and pain killer and highly useful in the treatment of liver and spleen.
- The tea of this herb helps cure paralyses and shaking.
- This herb is useful in treating weakness of limbs.
- It is useful in relieving flatulence, dyspepsia, dry cough and spasmodic disorders.
- It is a good anti acidic agent.
- It can be used in both hot and cold climates.
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