Lignum Vito


LIGNUM VITO (CHOBHAYAT*)

(GUAICUM OFFICINALIS)


Lignum vito is dry, stimulating and digestible. It increases urine quantity and brings sweat out. It is useful for the heart and stops sperm with urine. It reduces the swelling and alleviates poisoning. Name in different languages:

English       :        Lignum vito

Hindi           :        Chob hayat, loh-lakkad

Sanskrit     :        Lohakashtha, Amrit daru

Latin           :        Guaicum officinalis

Quality:

     Lignum vito is dry, stimulating and digestible. It increases urine quantity and brings sweat out. It is useful for the heart and stops sperm with urine. It reduces the swelling and alleviates poisoning

Use of lignum vito:

       The patients of cholera get a lot of relief by taking powder of lignum vito. Its powder makes menstrual excretion normal and cures the uterus diseases too. It is very useful if a person suffers from swelling in the glands of throat. The person who suffers from tonsillitis should put its powder on the tongue and swallow gradually or swallow it with water slowly. It is useful to cure tonsillitis. Mix its powder with pure sulphur, nitre, dry ginger and hulhul. Licking this powder before going to the bed is useful to cure inflexibility, chronic rheumatism and end sciatica pain.