Vijaysaar (Pterocarpus marsupium)
Treasures of Nature (Prakriti Ka Khazana) – Vijaysaar
Vijaysaar or Pterocarpus marsupium is well-known for the number of medicinal uses. This herb is also popular because it is of good help in lowering the levels of blood sugar. Vijaysaar is a medium to large deciduous tree that generally grows to a height of 30 meters. This tree is found in India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Vijaysaar is used widely in Ayurveda for different therapeutic conditions such as diarrhoea, eczema, viriligo, diabetes, obesity and psoriasis. It possesses anti-hyperlipdemic properties that help in the reduction of cholesterol, serum triglyceride and low-density lipoprotein levels within the human body. It even possesses astringent and antibacterial properties that help in treating bruises, cuts and other severe skin conditions.
Medicinal Uses of Vrahati
There are various medicinal benefits that can be fetched from the use of Pterocarpus marsupium and they are: