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Latin Name(s): Crataeva nurvala, C. magna

English Name(s): Three Leaved Caper

Sanskrit / Indian Name (s): Varuna


Cure for:  It has anti-inflammatory, diuretic, lithontriptic, demulcent and tonic properties and useful in disorders of urinary organs, urinary tract infections, pain and burning micturition, renal and vesical calculi. The main part used for medicinal purposes is root bark. Bark yields ceryl alcohol, friedelin, lupeol, betulinic acid and diosgenin. It is used in the treatment of enlargement of the prostate and a sensitive bladder. The herb also relieves symptoms when it comes to frequency, pains, incontinence, and retention of urine. Varuna is not only known to relieve and prevent kidney stone, but also for its ability to promote the discharge of kidney stone. It is used in the prevention and treatment of inflammations of the bladder and irritated mucous membranes in the bladder

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