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Herb Information
Name: Mountain Ebony
Biological Name: Bauhinia variegata, Bauhinia racemosa

Caesalpiniaceae

Other Names: Mountain Ebony, Kanchnar, Kanchanar

Chuvanna mandaram, Kanchanaram, Kavidara

Description:

This herb is found in sub-Himalayan forests of India, Burma, and several other countries.

Parts Used: Bark, root, leaves, flowers, seed, gum
Medicinal Applications

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Bark-alterative, tonic

Root-carminative

Flowers-laxative.

Uses

bleeding hemorrhoids
cough
diarrhea
dysentery
heartburn
hematuria
indigestion
malaria
menorrhagia
skin diseases
sore throat
TB
ulcer
Worms

Useful in haematuria and menorrhagia. Decoction of the roots prevents obesity. Bark preparations used in scrofuluous tumors.

Remedies incorporating this herb

Kanchanar Guggul: This is an Ayurvedic remedy for ulcers, skin diseases, TB tumors, gonorrhea, and edema. It is also prescribed to increase the white blood cells.

Dosage:

Forms used: Emulsion, pill, paste, gargle, decoction

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