Cutch tree has many medicinal values but in this post “Ayurvedic health benefits and uses of Cutch tree” we discuss how cutch tree is used in different Ayurvedic treatments.
Other names of Cutch tree
Acacia catechu, Khadirah, Khair, Karunkali, Podalimanu, Karinnali, Kalu.
Bark, heartwood, and kath of cutch tree are used in different Ayurvedic treatments. Heartwood of Cutch tree is anthelmintic, cooling, antiseptic, antidysenteric, antipyretic, hemostatic, haematinic and anti-inflammatory. Kath of cutch tree is thermogenic, digestive, appetiser, aphrodisiac, anthelmintic, depurative and tonic.
Ayurvedic health benefits and uses of Cutch tree
Blood in sputum
Make a decoction from the bark of cutch tree. Gargle the decoction and drink an ounce of it twice a day to stop blood in sputum.
Take the powder of heartwood of Cutch tree and boil it in sesame oil. gargling the oil will keep all gum, tooth, and other oral diseases at bay.
Take a teaspoon of heartwood powder of cutch tree mix it with a cup of curd. Swallow this preparation to soothe the throat. Khadir is excellent for al throat and voice disturbances. Hold the heartwood powder with some oil in the mouth for five minutes daily.
Cutch tree is a well-known herbal drug for the cure of all skin diseases ranging from psoriasis and leprosy to eczema and common skin rashes. for best results, make a decoction of Khadir heartwood and amla powder and drink an ounce twice a day.
Water boiled with khadir powder should be used for drinking, bathing and washing patches,
Gargle the decoction made with cutch tree every day to keep free of dental caries, gum infections, and tooth disorders.
Take an ounce of the decoction of the Cutch tree and areca nut every morning to regulate and keep blood sugar levels under control.
In suspicion of any poisoning, drink water with the root powder of cutch tree and powdered neem seeds immediately.