Elephant Creeper


ELEPHANT CREEPER

(BIDHARA*) 


 The root and wood of elephant creeper are smooth, bitter, pungent, spicy, sweet, hot, purgative and stimulant.Name in different languages:

Hindi        -            Bidhara, Samudrashosh, Ghavpatta, Ghavbel                               

Sanskrit    -             Vradhdaru, Samudrashosh, Chhagantri

Marathi    -             Samudrashok

Gujrati     -             Samdar shosh, Bardharo

Bengali    -             Bijtaarak

English    -             Elephant creeper

Latin        -            Argyreia speciosa

Quality:

            The root and wood of elephant creeper are smooth, bitter, pungent, spicy, sweet, hot, purgative and stimulant. Its use eliminates vatta and kapha. It use increases digestion power, nerve’s power and sperm count. It is used to reduce uterus swelling and is very beneficial in arthritis, ligament problems, indigestion, amoebic dysentery, piles, constipation, heart problems, cough, hoarseness, spermatorrhoea and tuberculosis.  It checks brain disability, sperm disability and vatta disorders.