English : Palmyra palm
Hindi : Taad
Sanskrit : Taal, Trudraj
Bengali : Taal
Marathi : Taad
Gujarati : Taad
Parsian : Taal
Arabic : Taar
Color: Palmyra palm is red from external and white from internal.
Taste: It is sweet and offensive.
Structure: Palmyra palm tree is right and high like misl coconut tree. Its tree has not branches. Its leaves grow from its stem. There are two kinds of palmyra palm as- male and female. Male tree has flower and female tree has round fruit like coconut. The juice, which comes out after cutting its stem, is called palmyra palm.
Nature: It is raw, ripe, cool and dry.
Precaution: Palmyra palm is heavy in digestive.
Removing bad effects: Jaggery removes the bad effects of it.
Palmyra palm increases sexual power and ends blood disorders. It makes the body fat and strong. It is used to prepare wine, which is called palmyra palm. It generates intoxicant and brings phlegm out. Its vinegar is digestible and cures spleen disorders. Its ripe fruit increases bile, blood, urine, phlegm, sleeping and also sperm count. New palmyra palm is light, smooth and sweet. It generates intoxication. It increases phlegm and brings loose motions.
According to Unani Medical: Palmyra palm is cool in nature and useful to end fatigue. It helps in urination clearly.
Useful in different diseases:
1. Insanity: Taking about 14-25 milliliters juice of palmyra palm leaves twice a day is useful to get relief in insanity, senselessness and muttering.
2. Stomach diseases: Taking 1-gram ash of palmyra palm fruit’ root with jaggery twice a day is useful to cure stomach diseases.
3. Dropsy: Drinking juice of group of palmyra palm flowers helps in urination clearly by that cures dropsy.
- Taking about 14-28 milliliters decoction of root of palmyra
- palm fruit twice a day is useful to get relief in amenorrhoea.
5. Belching: Taking water of raw morrow of palmyra palm is useful to prevent belching and vomiting.
6. Hiccup: Taking raw seeds of palmyra palm with milk is useful to prevent hiccup.
7. Kalazar: If the patient has been suffering from fever and spleen enlargement, give about 3-6 grams ash of root of palmyra palm fruit to him twice a day; it will cure normal fever and spleen enlargement.
8. Inflammation of the pharynx: Take 3-6 grams ash of root of palmyra palm fruit twice a day; it reduces inflammation of the pharynx caused by acidity.
9. Liver enlargement: Taking 3-6 grams ash of root of palmyra palm fruit twice a day is useful to get relief in liver enlargement and typhoid.
10. Syphilis: Taking juice of green leaves of palmyra palm is useful to end swelling and wound.