Name in Different Languages:
Hindi : Manfal
Sanskrit : Shalyak, Madphal, Vishpushpak
Gujarati : Meedhal
Marathi : Gelphal
Bengali : Mayanphal
Telugu : Manga, Mangri, Vasantakdimichetu
Arabic : Joujul Kausal
Scientist Name : Exrompibes Spinosa
Surname : Runiasiz
English : Emetic nut
Taste: Emetic nut is pungent, light and sweet.
Structure: Its bushy tree is thick like hand arm. Its bark appears as layers. Leaves are triangle in front, 1-3 inches long and narrow towards stem. Both sides of leaves are white, hairy and with clusters upon branches. Its flowers have light yellowness, fragrance and small hair. It has a sweet fragrance like Arabian jasmine (Mogra). Its fruits are long and round as walnut. It divides in four parts and each part has seeds. Its fruits grow in July (Jyeshtha) and ripen in winter season.
Nature: Its fruit’s basic element is Seponin. Besides, its fruit’s pulp contains protein, sugar and other carbohydrate acids. Oil is made from its seeds. This oil is light yellow as butter. Perfumed oil is also made from its flowers.
Precaution: Using excessive quantity of it is harmful for the hot natured people so, it should be used carefully.
Comparison: It can be compared with black mustard.
Useful in Different Diseases:
1. Phlegm and bile disorders: Grind 2-3 emetic nuts without peel to make thick powder and then immerse this powder in sixty ml water and crush well in morning and filter and take, it creates vomiting and ends phlegm and bile disorders early.
2. Migraine: Mix equal quantity of emetic nut and sugar-candy together. Grind this mixture with cow’s milk and smell before sun-rising. It ends migraine pain.
3. Asthma: Grind equal quantity of emetic nut, fine powder of madar’s root and liquorices together and take 2-5 grams quantity of this prepared medicine. It is useful to cure asthma and common cold.
4. To cause vomiting:
- Grind six grams powder of emetic nut’s seeds, six grams rock salt and one and half grams powder of piper together. After that, take it with lukewarm water. It is beneficial to create vomiting and throw out phlegm.
- Boil fifty grams liquorices with two litre of water until it remains one litre of water then put down and prepare the decoction. Take six grams powder of emetic nut’s seed and after that drink fifty ml this decoction after mixing eleven grams honey and eleven grams rock salt in it. Doing this experiment 2-3 times in a day is useful to cause vomiting.
- Immerse 3 to 6 grams powder of emetic nut’s seed with 25 ml water for one hour. Grind and filter this mixture and mix honey and rock salt in it and take, it causes vomiting. It is very useful medicine to cause vomiting in fever caused by phlegm, pain, coryza and others.
- Separate peels and pulp of emetic nut’s fruit. Dry these seeds and after that grind to prepare the fine powder. Fill this powder in lead bottle and take 2 to 4 grams quantity of it. It causes vomiting.
5. Delivery Pain: Showing smoke of emetic nut’s dried fruits in the vagina makes delivery and decreases pain.
6. Sterility: Dry the seeds of emetic nut and after that grind it to prepare the powder. Take one gram powder with milk, loaf-sugar and saffron. Make a stick with one gram seed’s powder and keep into the vagina; it cures all the diseases of vagina and uterus. It also ends amenorrhoea, pain and irregularity of menses. It helps to clean uterus and makes pregnant to woman.
- Grind 2 to 4 grams powder of emetic nut’s seeds with vinegar or whey and heat this mixture and apply around the navel, it ends stomachache.
- Grind fruits of emetic nut with vinegar and apply it around the navel. It is useful to get relief in stomachache.
- Mix emetic nut and helle bore in whey and heat and apply around the navel, it provides benefit in stomachache.
8. To cause vomiting: Grind well emetic nut, liquorices, neem’s bark and bitter oval leaved rose way (Indra Zav) together and prepare the powder and take, it causes vomiting.
9. Soft Skin: Mix 140 grams fresh butter of buffalo with 11 grams emetic nut’s powder and rock salt in equal quantity. Apply it regularly for one week, it ends burning sensation and makes soft and smooth skin.
10. Replacing fever: Drinking decoction of emetic nut’s bark is useful to get relief in replacing fever.
11. Malaria: Mix pulp of emetic nut, clove and cinnamon together and take 1-2 grams quantity of it. It provides relief in malaria fever. Keep attention: Taking over quantity may be the cause of vomiting.
12. Dentition: Grind one gram emetic nut and one gram toasted blue vitriol together and mix with three grams sugar. Giving 120 mg of this medicine with mother’s milk to the child twice a day regularly consequently, it does not feel pain and other problems at dentition time.
13. Cough: Grind dried pulp of emetic nut and make the powder and take 24 to 60 milligram quantity of this powder. It is useful to throw out phlegm. If anyone feels need, give this medicine to him twice a day. But don’t take over quantity. It has all qualities to cause vomiting.
14. Conception: Mix six grams powder of emetic nut’s seeds with saffron and loaf-sugar and take with milk, it helps to conception. Mix powder of emetic nut’s seeds and about 1 gram jaggery together and make stick then keep in the vagina. Using both medicines is beneficial to end uterus swelling, menstrual disorders, menstrual irregularity and other diseases.
15. Head-louses: Rubbing emetic nut juice on the head is useful to destroy all louses.
16. Constipation: Grind 10 grams of an equal quantity of emetic nut, small pepper, costus root, orrisa root and white mustard together and prepare the powder. After that, dissolve 50 grams jaggery in water and cook it. When it ought to be cooked well, pour some milk and prepared powder in it. Make stick with this preparation, which are thin of both sides and middle part is thick. Apply some ghee or oil on this stick and keep in the anus. It throws out chocked stomach gas.
17. Loose-motions: Drinking a decoction of emetic nut tree’s bark is useful to get relief in this disease.
18. Amebic Dysentery: Taking 3 to 6 grams powder of emetic nut twice a day provides benefit in disease.
19. Sprue: Taking decoction of emetic nut tree’s skin cures sprue.
20. Swell: If anyone has been suffering from wound, strokes, sprain or any type pain, grind bark of emetic nut’s tree and apply on the damage parts. It will end swelling and pain.
21. Influenza: Drinking a decoction of emetic nut tree’s bark is useful to get relief in influenza.
22. Vagina Contraction:
- Grind equal quantity of emetic nut and Kathansaar with honey and apply on vagina, it makes construction.
- Grind equal quantity of emetic nut, liquorices and camphor together. Keep it upon muslin cloth and put in vagina. The vagina becomes loose and construction after some days.
23. Rheumatism: Grind bark of emetic nut’s tree and apply on the damage part, it ends swelling.
24. Vagina Diseases: Grind emetic nut, bitter seeds of tombi, purgative croton (zamalghota), long pepper, jaggery, surabeez and impure of carbonate potash (zwakhar) with milk of milkhedge (Thoohar). Make its stick and keep in the vagina. It cures the vagina diseases and opens chocked menses.
25. Ulcer: Grind emetic nut’s bark and make the powder and apply on the ulcer, it eliminates pain.
26. Dentition: The child who has been suffering from fever or others caused of dentition, one should rub powder of emetic nut’s pulp on the tongue, jaws and gums of child. It provides relief in disease.
27. Pus from backside of Neck: Grind bark of emetic nut’s tree and apply on the damage parts, it decreases pain.
28. Acnes: Grind emetic nut’s fruit and apply on the acnes, it provides benefit.
29. To get physically Beauty: Mix ground emetic nut and honey together. After that, apply on the nipples. Wash it after two hours. One should rub also badam rogan on the nipples at bed time. It is useful to get beauty.
30. Sweating: Eat about ¼ gram powder of dried pulp of emetic nut, it brings sweat. Don’t take it’s over quantity because it causes vomiting.