Nattu Maruthuvam 15-09-2015 “Ashoka Tree / Asoka Maram” – Sun tv Show

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Nattu Maruthuvam 15-09-2015 – Sun tv Show
Nattu Maruthuvam | Dt 15-09-15 | Dr.Sakthi Subramaniam | Siddha Maruthuvam
Health benefits | Medicinal uses

Ashoka Tree / Asoka Maram

Naattu Maruthuvam is a health show that features a Siddha doctor Sakthi Subramani who introduces a natural produce everyday and shares its medicinal qualities to heal all kinds of ailments.

Saraca asoca (the ashoka tree; lit., “sorrow-less”) is a plant belonging to the Caesalpinioideae subfamily of the legume family. It is an important tree in the cultural traditions of the Indian subcontinent and adjacent areas.

Medicinal Uses
The bark of the herb is strongly astringent and uterine sedative. It acts directly on the muscular fibers of the uterus. It has a stimulating effect on the endometrium and the ovarian tissue. Used for the uterine/ovarian fibroids, menorrhagia, bleeding hemorrhoids, bleeding dysentery.

For uterine affections, especially in menorrhagia due to uterine fibroids and other causes.

Prepare a decoction of the bark by boiling 4 ounces of the bark in 4 ounces of milk and 16 ounces of water till the water is evaporated. Take this with milk in two or three divided doses during the course of the day in menorrhagia. Start it from the 4th day of the monthly period. Continue taking this till the bleeding ceases.

For internal bleeding, hemorrhoids and hemorrhagic dysentery

Bark of asoka tree is useful in internal bleeding hemorrhoids and hemorrhagic dysentery. Liquid extract of the bark was found to do considerable good. Flowers pounded and mixed with water are useful in hemorrhagic dysentery.