|Name: Poison bulb
Name: Crinum Asiaticum
Chindar, Gadambhikanda, Gadani-kanda, Gaerahonara-patta, Kesarichettu,
Kon.-Kirtmari, Nagadamani, Nagdowan, Naginka-patta, Sookhdursun,
Sudarshan, Pindar, Poison bulb, Tudaivachi, Valutta polatali, Vishamandala,
Vishamoola, Vishamoongil, Vishamula, Vizhamungal
This herb is cultivated in Indian gardens.
Used: Leaves and root (fresh bulb)
Leaves and root are emetic, diaphoretic and purgative
Leaves of the herb smeared with castor oil and warmed
is a useful remedy for repelling vhitlows and other inflammations at the end of toes and fingers.
Alternately, you can use bruised leaves of the herb mixed with castor oil for
this purpose. The herb is also useful to treat inflamed joints and sprains.
For earache and other ear complaints, use
slightly warmed juice of the leaves mixed with a little salt. You can also
use an oil prepared from the fresh juice for this purpose.
Roasted bulb is used as rubefacient in rheumatism.
The bulbs are powerfully emetic and are used to produce vomitting in
poisoning especially antiaries.
Bruised leaves act as an
efficient insect repellent.
Juice of the fresh bulb - dose 2 to 4
Syrup (1 in 3) - dose 2 drachms as an emetic for children. If you are
using dried roots require double the dose.
Poultice of leaves and powder of root.
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