Name in Different Languages:
English - Horndeameaved Sida, Country Mallow
Hindi - Kharaite, Varyari, Variyar, atibla
Sanskrit - Vala, Vaatyalika, Vaattya, Vaatyalak
Bengali - Shwetvedela
Marathi - Laghuchiknna, Khirhanti
Gujarati - Khapat Baldaana
Telugu - Mupidhhi
Latin ` - Sidcarsi Folia
Four types of country mallow are cool in nature, sweet in taste and smooth. It increases face shine and body strength. It is also useful to end blood disorders and tuberculosis.
Useful in different diseases:
1. Diabetes Mellitus: Taking powder of country mallow root with sugar is useful to cure diabetes mellitus.
2. Spermtorrhoea: This disease is cured by taking fine powder of country mallow with milk and sugar-candy. Mahavala is useful to cure anuria-dysuria.
3. Wet cough: Make a decoction by boiling equal quantity of country mallow, wild egg plants, Brahti, leaves of Malabar nut and dried grapes with water. After that, take 14 to 28 milliliters this decoction with five grams sugar twice a day to cure wet cough.
4. Chest wound: Make the powder by grinding equal quantity of country mallow, winter-cherry, asparagus gonoclodus, hogweed and gmelina arborea fruit together. After that, take 1-3 grams this powder with 100 to 250 milliliters milk twice a day to cure chest wounds.
5. Stomach falling (Gripping): Fry country mallow leaves with castor oil and tie it on the stomach with bandage. It provides relief and makes stomach normal.
6. Sterility: Grind country mallow and cobra saffron (Nagkesar) together and thereafter give it to the woman with milk after menstrual excretion. Using this process births a baby of long age.
7. Gums swelling: Gargle with decoction of country mallow leaves 3-4 times a day regularly to end swelling and looseness of the gums.
8. Impotency: Take 4-8 seeds of country mallow with mixed milk of sugar-candy twice a day to get relief in impotency.
9. Loose-motion: Mix leaves of country mallow with pure ghee. After that, give it to the patient twice a day to get benefit in diarrhoea caused by diarrhoea.
10. Hematuria (Blood with urine): Forty ml decoction of country mallow root should be taken twice a day to cure hematuria.
11. Piles: Make a decoction by boiling leaves of country mallow with water and mix jaggery of Palmyra palm tree in it. Piles are cured by taking this decoction.
12. Bloody Leucorrhoea:
- Make the powder by grinding country mallow and Kusha root together and thereafter take it with rice water (wash the rice with water); it provides relief in bloody leucorrhoea.
- Heat juice of country mallow root with milk and give it to the patient to drink, it provides relief in bloody leucorrhoea.
- Bloody leucorrhoea is cured by taking 6-10 grams powder of country mallow root with sugar and honey twice a day.
- The women, who suffer from metrorrhoea, should take 1-3 grams powder of country mallow root with 100-250 ml milk twice a day because it provides relief in this disease.
13. White leucorrhoea:
- Mix three grams powder of root of country mallow with honey and give it to the suffered women; it provides relief in white leucorrhoea.
- The women, who suffer from white leucorrhoea, should take ash of country mallow root with milk.
14. Pain and Swelling: Fomenting the affected part with country mallow is useful to cure pain and swelling.
15. Fever caused by bile: Drink syrup of country mallow root to remove fever’ warmth and mystification.
16. Retention of menstrual excretion: Grind country mallow, sugar, liquorices, Indian mallow root, banyan buds, cobra’s saffron and bark of yellow wild eggs plant’s root with milk and mix ghee and honey in it. This medicine should be taken for minimum fifteen days regularly to make menstrual excretion normal.
17. Stomachache: Grind country mallow, uraria picta (Parshanparni), wild egg plant, laccifer lacca (Laakh) and dry ginger together. After that, take this mixture with milk to get relief in stomachache caused by bile.
18. Urine problems:
- Take a decoction of leaves or root of country mallow to cure anuria-dysuria (gonorrhea). 40 ml decoction should be taken twice a day. Taking 4 to 8 grams its seeds provides excessive benefit.
- Shuffle leaves of country mallow and mix sugar sugar-candy in it after filtering and give this preparation to the patient. It helps in urination clearly.
- Mix powder of country mallow seeds with sugar candy and take it with milk to cure gonorrhea.
19. Head Ulcers: Coat a paste of country mallow flowers and leaves on the affected part to get relief in head ulcers.
20. Tonic (Powerful body):
- If someone suffers from physically weakness, cook seeds of country mallow and give it to him, it enhances body strength.
- Boil ground bark of country mallow root with milk and mix ghee in it. After that, take this preparation to enhance body strength.