Alhagi


ALHAGI

(JAVASA*)


 It is like khorasan thorn, which also grows near of the water. Its thorns are big than the khorasan thorns and leaves are big too.Colour: Alhagi is green.

Taste: It is spicy and pungent.

Structure: It is like khorasan thorn, which also grows near of the water. Its thorns are big than the khorasan thorns and leaves are big too. Mostly, alhagi qualities and khorasan thorn qualities are equal.

Nature: It is cool in nature.

Precaution: Taking over quantity of alhagi may be harmful for the cool natured person.

Removing bad effect: Tragacanth gum and gulnilofar remove the bad effects of alhagi.

Compare: It can be compared with cuscus.

Dosage: Alhagi should be used in 2 grams quantity.

Quality:

           Alhagi increases the body strength and appetite. It is useful for the treatment of bile disorders, blood diseases, leprosy, small pimples, obesity (fatness), illusion, intoxicant, gastric caused by blood disorder, cough, fever, gonorrhoea, chronic headache and other diseases too. It brings phlegm out and helps urination clearly. Its oil is useful to cure rheumatism.

Useful in different diseases:

1. Fever caused gas and phlegm disorder: Make a decoction by boiling equal quantity of alhagi, pierorhiza, dry ginger, long zedoary, aloe, Malabar nut and castor root with water and then take. It ends breathing problems (asthma), cough, pain and fever caused by vatta.

2. Asthama: Smoking of alhagi is useful to cure asthma.

3. Abortion: Make fine powder by grinding equal quantity of liqourica, lotus, alhagi, smilax officinalis, Indian ground sel and mild Himalaya cherry together. Mix this mixture with cow milk and take; it ends fear of abortion.

4. Hiccup: Make the powder by grinding equal quantity of alhagi, dry ginger, black peppers, long peppers, nutmeg, orrisa root and galls together. After that, take this powder with honey, it provides relief in hiccup.

5. Bile fever: Make a decoction by boiling alhagi, Malabar nut, pierorhiza, common fumitory, callicarpa macrophylea vahi and chiretta with water. Mix sugar candy or loaf sugar in this decoction and give it to patient, it cures fever caused by bile.

6. Illusion: Taking 58 ml alhagi decoction with 29 grams ghee is useful to cure illusion. It also can be taken alhagi decoction with 240 milligrams silver powder provides relief in illusion.

7. Memory weakness: Grind thick 25 grams dried root (dry root in shadow) of alhagi and boil it with 250 ml water until it remains 1/4 parts then filter it. Mix half spoon ghee in this decoction and give it to twice a day for one week regularly, it increases memory power.

8. Rheumatism: Rub alhagi oil on the affected part, it provides relief from pain caused by rheumatism.