Health Benefits of Apamarga
The weed itself is described as heating like fire, laxative and a promoter of secretions; it is used in combination with other medicines of its class in ascites and anasarca. It is used to prepare a special medicine called ‘Kshara’, used extensively in surgical procedures to treat fistula, and as oral medicine for obesity, tumors, etc.
Dose of Apamarga in Medicine
The ashes of Apamarga are used in the preparation of alkaline medicines and caustic pastes. The ashes mixed with orpiment are applied as a caustic to warts on the penis and other parts of the body.
Apamarga Taila: Take sesamum oil 4 seers, the alkaline water prepared from the ashes of Achyranthes aspera 16 seers, the ashes of the plant 1 seer and boil them together in the usual way. This oil is poured into the meatus in cases of noise in the ears and deafness.
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