Deodar has numerous health benefits, in the post “Ayurvedic health benefits and uses of Deodar” we discuss only its health benefits and uses in different Ayurvedic treatments.
Other names of Deodar
Cedrus deodara, Devadaru, Devdar, Tevataram, Devadari, And Devataram.
Leaves, heartwood, and oil of Deodar are used in different Ayurvedic treatments.
Leaves of Deodar are anti-inflammatory, antitubercular.
Heartwood of Deodar is anthelmintic, digestive, carminative, cardiotonic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, expectorant, and antiseptic.
Oil of Deodar is antiseptic, depurative, and diuretic.
Ayurvedic health benefits and uses of Deodar
Hiccough and breathlessness
Take pieces of deodar wood and make a decoction and have it twice a day to clear airways and soothe the diaphragm which causes hiccough.
Wounds, leprosy, and syphilis
Deodar is an antiseptic and antiphlogistic, it is used externally as a hot paste with water. It is also a well-known blood purifier and deodar oil can be taken internally in the above cases.
Take mustard oil and deodar make a paste of it and apply on the affected part of fight obstruction to the vessels and reduce swelling. Deodar is especially recommended in glandular diseases.
Make a decoction of deodar wood and have twice a day to promote urination and clear urinary obstruction. This decoction is also used with great benefits in fever.
Modern research found the oil of deodar possesses significant anti-inflammatory activity in experimental studies.