Gambhari {Gmelina arborea}

 

Gambhari or Malay Bush Beech

 

Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses

  1. Effect on doshas – Pacifies Vata, Pitta, and Kapha
  2. Taste – Bitter, astringent
  3. Energetics – Heating
  4. Main Traditional Action: Reduces inflammation and fever, rasayana, and amapachana
  5. Other Traditional Uses: Memory, blood pressure, analgesic, blood purifier, stomachic, galactagogue, laxative, anthelmintic, improve appetite, piles, abdominal pains, burning sensations, fevers, urinary discharge, headache, ulcers, and snakebites.

 

Modern Research

Gambhari and its components have been investigated for a number of biological activities including: antioxidant, hypoglycemic, antiviral, for diarrhea treatment, anticancer, hepatoprotective, immunomodulatory, and anti-inflammatory effects.

 

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