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Vijaysar, Malabar kino (Pterocarpus marsupium) - Properties, Benefits, Dosage

Vijaysar, Pterocarpus marsupium

Vijaysar is an important big tree whose bark is very useful in disease like diabetes. Its bark is known as "The miracle cure for diabetes". Water is kept in the wooden glass of its bark overnight and that water is consumed by diabetes patients in early morning. It is very cheap and safe method for curing the diabetes. The color of this water changes to brown. One should change this glass after 1 month if color of water does not change. Basically it is a natural way to control Diabetes, Obesity, High BP and Joint Pains.

Description of Plant

The height of this tree is up to 10-15 mtrs. The trunk of vijaysar is smoky which bears vertical slits. It produces gum which is red in colour. Leaves and foliage of this tree bear wavy margin. This tree bears yellowish flowers. It has legumes which contain two seeds.

  • Common name: Malabar kino tree, Indian Kino Tree
  • Sanskrit Name: Asana, Beejaka, Peetshalak
  • English Name: Indian Kino Tree
  • Hindi Name: Vijaysar
  • Botanical name: Pterocarpus marsupium
  • Family: Leguminosae

Ayurvedic properties

Hindi / Sanskrit English
Rasa Tikta, Kashay Taste Bitter, Astringent
Guna Laghu, Ruksha Physical Property Light, Rough
Virya Sheet Potency Cold
Vipaka Katu Metabolic Property (After Digestion) Pungent

Effect of Vijaysar on Tridoshas

Vijaysar pacifies Kapha and Pitta doshas so it can be used effective for diseases related which Kapha/ Pitta or both.

Ancient Verse about Vijaysar

Ancient Verse about Vijaysar

It states that Sanskrit names of Vijaysar are beejak, peetsaar, peetshalak, bandhuk- pushp, priyak, sarjak and asan.

It is good for skin and healthy hair. It is useful for major skin diseases like leprosy, leucoderma as well as for eczema and worm infestation. It is recommended for managing disorders related to vitiated Kapha and pitta.

Medicinal Uses

  1. A best natural Ayurvedic treatment to control diabetes.
  2. It plays an important role in reducing excessive fat from the body.
  3. It also helps to control blood sugar level & also acts as blood purifier.
  4. It also helps in improving digestion.

Practical Uses of Vijaysar

Fill water in the wooden tumbler at night, in the morning pour the colored water into another tumbler and drink it.

Do this procedure for at least 30 days and when the color of the water stops changing, then scratch the inside of the glass carefully without hurting yourself and use it again for 7-15 days.

Break the tumbler into small pieces and use one small piece in one cup of water till color of the water changes.

Take 80-100ml of water and put herbal block into it for the whole night. The water turns brown due to some reaction which occurs overnight. In the next morning take out this block from the glass and take the whole water empty stomach.

Chemical composition of Vijaysar

Its principal constituents are isoliquiritigenin and liquiritigenin. It reduces the glucose absorption from the gastrointestinal tract and improve the levels of insulin and pro-insulin. It is effective in beta cell regeneration. It shows hypocholesteremic effect. As it maintain the blood sugar level properly.

Home Remedial Uses of Vijaysar in Ayurveda

  • Kushthaghna: This is ayurvedic supplement which helps in all skin diseases.
  • Rasayana: This natural herb rejuvenates the body cells.
  • Keshya: It is best ayurvedic supplement for healthy hair.
  • Tvachya: It imparts glow to the skin.
  • Raktasodhana: It also helps in removing all the toxins from the body and purifies the blood.
  • Krimirogahar (Antihelmenthic): It is also useful in diseases which are caused by insects biting and worms.
  • Pramehaghna: This is best natural remedy for diabetes, it reduces all complications related to diabetes
  • Medohara: It also helps in dissolving the unwanted fats from the body.

Useful part of Vijaysar

Powder of wood and Heartwood

Dose of Vijaysar

  • Powder: 3-5 gm,
  • Decoction of barkwood: 50-100 ml

Side Effects

No side effect is found as it very safe to use.

Planet Ayurveda Products that Use this Herb

1. Madhumehantak Churna

Madhumehantak Churna is a potent combination of rejuvenating herbs used in Ayurveda since 5000 B.C. Ayurveda is traditional indian medicine and is full of knowledge about herbal remedies for various diseases. There are various herbal remedies for diabetes described in this ancient texts of knowledge called vedas. The combination in this traditional remedy for diabetes called - Madhumehantak churna is a blend of most effective herbs for diabetes and its complications. These herbs act together in a synergistic manner and are effective in lowering the blood sugar levels naturally. Latest researches on Salacia oblonga and Pterocarpus proves their efficacy in controlling diabetes and prevention of complications. Vizaysaar bark is used in many countries as a traditional remedy for diabetes. It is used by making wooden “Miracle” tumbler/glass for keeping the water overnight and consuming early morning to keep the sugar level under control. This product is a combination of unique herbs to effectively control diabetes. The herbs Bitter gourd, Gymnema and Eugenia has their definite role in bringing the level of diabetes under control.

2. Dia-Beta Plus

Dia-beta plus helps to fight the symptoms of Type 2 diabetes as an effective natural medicine. These symptoms like reducing vision, pain in lower legs, fatigue, calf myalgia, body aches especially behind the shoulders, loosing weight and stamina, dryness in mouth, going to pass urine again and again are helped by this wonderful herbal medicine for diabetes.

This herbal blend called Dia-beta plus is going to work slowly. Dia-beta plus is not going to lower down sugar immediately or cause hypoglycemia. The effects are slow but sustained and can be monitored. Over the period of time, You may need to reduce the dosage of your other drugs, supplements or herbs for diabetes being used.

3. Vijaysar Powder

Planet Ayurveda prepared this powder using best quality vijaysar. It is a famous herb in Ayurveda to lower the blood sugar levels naturally. Anti-diabetic action of this herb is due to the presence of bioactive compounds like iso flavonoids, terpenoids and tannins. This herb is used to treat the group of diseases like eczema, psoriasis, obesity, diarrhea and diabetes. Anti-hyperlipdemic properties of this herb help to reduce total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein and serum triglyceride levels in the body whereas the antimicrobial and astringent properties help to fight off skin infections, cuts, bruises and wounds.

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