Premna


 PREMNA

(ARNI*)


Color:  Its leaves are green and flowers are white.  Taste: It is bitter in taste.  Structure: Premna leaves are round and scratched. Its fruit is small like bengal Currants (Karonda) flowers. Introduction:

          There are two kinds of Arni tree as small and big. Leaves of big premna are sharp and small than the leaves of small premna. Leaves of small premna are fragrant. It is used to make sauce and vegetables. The person, who suffers from asthma, should eat cooked vegetable of premna.  

Name in different languages of big premna:

English                 -        Premna

Latin                     -        Clerodendrum Plomoides

Hindi                    -        Arni and Agedhu Ganiyar

Sanskrit               -        Agnimanth, Gannikarika, Takeern

Bengali                -        Ganeer or Aaggant

Gujarati                -        Arnni

Marathi                -        Ainrann, Taakli, Takli

Kannada              -        Naroobal

Punjabi                -        Agethu

Telugu                  -        Takkili, Chttu, Nilichettu

Color Its leaves are green and flowers are white.

Taste: It is bitter in taste.

Structure: Premna leaves are round and scratched. Its fruit is small like bengal Currants (Karonda) flowers. There are two kinds of premna as Small and Big.

Nature: It is hot in nature.

Qualities:

Tree of big premna: It is pungent, sweet, bitter and vapid in taste, hot in nature, and increases the power of digestive system. It eliminates gas and brings out phlegm. It alleviates poison. It is also useful to end swelling, piles, joints pain, constipation, indigestion, jaundice and amoebic dysentery.

Tree of small premna: Small premna qualities are like big premna qualities. It ends swelling caused by vatta.


For reading tips click below links     Premna (Arni*) is useful in different diseases:
1.     Swelling:

Swelling:

    • Grind leaves of big premna and tie it on the affected part with bandage. Using this process is useful to end swelling.
    • Take 100 milliliters decoction of premna root twice a day to end stomachache, dropsy and all the types of swelling.
    • Grind premna root with hogweed root and heat it. After that, coat this mixture on the affected part to end loose swelling.
    2.     Influenza (cold fever):

    Influenza (cold fever):

      The patient should tie premna root on the head because it cures influenza.
      3.     Breast milk:

      Breast milk:

        Give cooked vegetable of small premna to the progeny women to increase breast milk.
        4.     Tiger biting:

        Tiger biting:

          Grind leaves of big premna with salt and tie it on the affected parts. It provides relief in the wound.
          5.     Tridosa :

          Tridosa (Vatta, Pitta and Kapha), colic pain:

            • Mix 30 grams jiggery with 100 milliliters hot decoction of small or big premna root and give it to the patient, it ends tridosa and colic pain.
            • Take hot decoction of big or small premna after mixing with jaggery to normalize vatta, pitta and kapha.
            6.     Paralysis:

            Paralysis:

              The patient should coat oil of black premna and foment the affected part because it ends swelling, joints pain and pain of paralysis.
              7. Stomach worms of children:

              Stomach worms of children:

                Give about 40 ml juice of leaves of small premna to children to destroy stomach worms.
                8. Heart weakness:

                Heart weakness:

                  Make a decoction by boiling premna leaves and coriander with water. After that, give 60-70 milliliters this decoction to the patient to end heart weakness.
                  9. Tridosa :

                  Tridosa (Vatta, Pitta and Kapha), colic pain:

                    • Mix 30 grams jiggery with 100 milliliters hot decoction of small or big premna root and give it to the patient, it ends tridosa and colic pain.
                    • Take hot decoction of big or small premna after mixing with jaggery to normalize vatta, pitta and kapha.
                    10. Paralysis:

                    Paralysis:

                      The patient should coat oil of black premna and foment the affected part because it ends swelling, joints pain and pain of paralysis.
                      11. Hasti Spermtorrhoea:

                      Hasti Spermtorrhoea:

                        Give 100 milliliters decoction of premna root to the patient twice a day to cure Hasti spermtorrhoea. This decoction can be used to cure Vasameh too.
                        12. Piles:

                        Piles:

                          Give 100 milliliters decoction of premna leaves to the patient and tie poultice of its leaves on the affected part. Using this process is useful to cure piles.
                          13. Swelling:

                          Swelling:

                            • Make a decoction of arine leaves and take, it cures Arthritis.
                            • Give 100 milliliters decoction of premna panchang (stem, root, leaves, root and flower) to the patient twice a day to cure stomachache, dropsy and all the types of swelling.
                            14. Fever:

                            Fever:

                              Grind 10-15 pieces of premna leaves and 10 pieces of black peppers together and thereafter give it to the patient twice a day to cure fever caused by cold.
                              15. Diarrhoea:

                              Diarrhoea:

                                Take 30 milliliters decoction of premna panchang (stem, root, leaves, fruit and flowers) twice a day to get relief in diarrhoea and destroys stomach worms too.
                                16. Blood purifier:

                                Blood purifier:

                                  • Take 100 milliliters decoction of premna root to purify the blood. It also provides strength to the heart.
                                  • Mix honey with juice of premna leaves there after give it to the patient, it purifies the blood
                                  17. Fever:

                                  Fever:

                                    Grind premna leaves with black peppers and give it to the patient, it cures fever.
                                    18. Surfeited:

                                    Surfeited:

                                      Boil premna leaves with water and give it to the patient to drink. It provides relief in surfeited and stomachache.
                                      19. Common cold:

                                      Common cold:

                                        Make a decoction by boiling black pepper and premna leaves with water and thereafter give it to the patient, it provides relief in common cold and catarrh.
                                        20. Fistula:

                                        Fistula:

                                          • Grind leaves of small premna with butter (which is washed with water) prepare mixture from it. After that, coat this mixture on the affected part to get much relief in fistula.
                                          • Make a decoction by boiling premna root with water. After that, take fifteen ml this decoction with five grams honey twice a day regularly to cure fistula.
                                          21. Pain and Swelling:

                                          Pain and Swelling:

                                            Coat ground premna on the affected part and lick 1-2 grams powder of premna twice a day. Using this process provides relief in pain and swelling.
                                            22. Tumours:

                                            Tumours:

                                              Mix jiggery in hot decoction of small or big premna and give it to the patient twice a day to cure tumour soon.
                                              23. Urticaria:

                                              Urticaria:

                                                Dry big premna root in shadow and prepare the powder from it after grinding. After that, take one gram this powder with one gram powder of cumin seed and honey to get relief in urticaria.
                                                24. Syphilis:

                                                Syphilis:

                                                  • Take twelve grams juice of small premna leaves twice a day to cure syphilis. It is also useful to cure chronic syphilis.
                                                  • Give about twelve grams juice of premna leaves to the patient twice a day for some days regularly to cure chronic syphilis.
                                                  • Syphilis is cured by taking five grams juice of small premna regularly.