Benzoin


BENZOIN

(LOHBAAN*)


Colour: Benzoin is yellow and brown.

Taste: It is bitter.

Structure: It is a gum of forestry, which is like the Mastagi.

Nature: It is hot in nature.

Precautions: Using over quantity of it may be harmful for the hot natured person.

Removing side-effects: Wild lettuce’s vinegar removes all the side-effects of benzoin.

Comparison: It can be compared with Masatgi and Hubbul vatam.

Dosage: It should be taken in 6 grams quantity.

Quality: Benzoin makes the stomach strong and powerful. It enhances sperm count and also makes sperm thick. It increases appetite and eliminates gas troubles. It cures cough caused by cold and brings phlegm out. Gargling or brushing with benzoin cures toothache. Applying powder of benzoin’s wood on the hurt or sprain prevents bleeding quickly. It is also useful to cure ringworms. Smoking of its wood ends back and joints pain.

Useful in different diseases:

1.Cough: Take 60 to 120 milligrams benzoin with almond and gum twice a day; it brings phlegm out and cures cough too.

2.Urine disease: Take 60 to 120 milligrams benzoin with almond and gum twice a day, it provides relief in urine disease.

3.Unconsciousness: Giving smoke of benzoin in the patient nose cures unconsciousness.

4.Boils: Make a paste by grinding 5 grams benzoin and 5 grams camphor about with water. After that, apply this paste on the boils. It maturates them.

5.Headache: Grind benzoin with wild turmeric and apply it on the forehead, it ends headache.