Hogweed is good remedy for the treatment of jaundice, swelling, gastric, boils, pimples and stomach diseases. It is expectorant and alleviates poisoning.
Name in different languages:
English : Hogweed
Hindi : Safed Punnrva, Khapra, Pathari, Safed, Gadahpurna. Etsit, Vishakhapra
Sanskrit : Varshabhu, Swetamoola, Shothaghni, Dirghpatrika
Marathi : Vasu
Gujarati : Sotodi
Bengali : Saabuni
Latin : Tarianthema Portulaema Portulacastrum
Characteristic: Hogweed's nature is hot and dry and its taste is bitter. Its shape is small. It is stimulant and causes phlegm. It cures many diseases as- jaundice, wounds swelling, gas trouble, eye diseases, stomach disease and swelling. Its leaf enhances urine and its root generates loose motion.
Useful in this disease:
Enlargement of the stomach: Taking 5 to 10 grams powder of hogweed plant’s root with dry ginger twice a day causes loose motions and makes the stomach clean. It also reduces the enlarged stomach and swelling.