Medicinal use of Aparajita Herb
By Bhuvaneshwari M
Aparajita (Clitoria ternatea) is a perennial twining climber which common all over the tropical parts of India. This Aparajita tree (medicinal herb) has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and memory improving properties. In Ayurveda, it is considered as ‘Medhya drug’ or one that improves mental abilities, intellect and works on the nervous system. There are some medicinal uses of the Aparajita herb plant. https://naturesignature.in/
Here are a few remedies that can be done at home using Aparajita flower (herb) or Clitoria to cure various ailments.
• Chronic bronchitis
Mix root juice in milk and drink.
• Nerving Tonic, Improving memory, brain function
Drink its root juice with honey.
• Migraine, chronic headache
Wash to clean the roots of the herb. Now extract its juice by crushing them and adding water. Put a few drops in each nostril to get relief from headache.
• Recurrent fever
Prepare a decoction of its root and drink twice a day for a few days.
• Chronic cough
Take its herbs root, black pepper, tulsi leaves in a glass of water. Kindly Cook it till the volume of the herb reduces to half. Filter and drink for a few days.
Boil herbs leaves with guava leases. Use this for gargling.
• Abdominal pain, coughing
Prepare powder of its seed. Take this powder twice a day with water.
Prepare a paste of its seeds with water and apply on the affected part in the form of a poultice.
• Uterus Prolapse, Uterus or Vaginal Infection
Boil leaves of herb with chingeri grass. Add some alum and wash the affected area.
• Heavy Periods, Frequent Periods, Over Bleeding, Raktapradar
Wash and clean leaves of the herb. Now we have to crush and extract the juice in mortar and pestle. Drink this leaves juice with misri and water for a few days.
• Sujak, Hydrocele, Gonorrhoea
Boil its leaves in water and use this water to wash affected areas.
• Filariasis or Elephantiasis
Prepare a powder by mixing its root and seed powder. Take this powder (1 tbsp) with water.