Winter Cherry


WINTER CHERRY

(ASWAGANDHA*)


 Cultivation plant or wild plant of winter cherry is found in all over India, especially on 5,500 feet height in dry territories. The cultivation plant of winter cherry is the best in qualities than the wild plant but the wild plant of winter cherry is useful to make oil.Common introduction:

       Cultivation plant or wild plant of winter cherry is found in all over India, especially on 5,500 feet height in dry territories. The cultivation plant of winter cherry is the best in qualities than the wild plant but the wild plant of winter cherry is useful to make oil. There are many kinds of winter cherry according to different countries. Pure winter cherry gives fragrance as horse-urine after crushing, which is excessive fragrant than the fresh root of it.  

Structure:

        The bushy plant of winter cherry is 60-90 cm long and its root is used as medicine. Its root is white from inner, straight, thick and thin and about 10-15 cm long. Its root is used after drying.  Its flowers are green or purple-yellow, which appear on the tree with clusters. Its seeds are yellow, small, flat and smooth.  

Name in different languages:                    

English                -       Winter cherry

Hindi                   -       Asangadh, Ashvgandha

Sanskrit              -       Ashvgandha, Wrahkarnee

Gujarati               -       Aasandh, Ghoda Aahan, Ghoda Aakun

Marathi               -       Aasandh, Dorgunj

Bengali               -       Ashvgandha

Telugu                 -       Paneru

Chemically Structure:

          Winter cherry root contains fly oil and ‘Bithenioal’ named element. Besides it, it has ‘Sommipherin’ named crystalline alkaloids and Phitosterol and other elements too.  

Qualities:

          Winter cherry is useful to eliminate gas and brings out phlegm. It increases body strength, sperm count, navel strength and digestive power.

Precaution: Using excessive quantity of winter cherry is harmful for the hot natured person.

Bad Effects Removal: Gum, Sterculia Urens (Kateera) and Ghee remove the bad effects of winter cherry.

Useful in different diseases:

1. Scrofula: Grind soft leaves of winter cherry with equal quantity jaggery and prepare tablets equal of bushy plum from it. Swallow one tablet with stale water in the morning as well as grind leaves of winter cherry and coat it on the affected part. Using this process is useful to cure scrofula.

2. Heart pain:

  • If someone suffers from heart disorders caused by vatta, give two grams powder of winter cherry to him with lukewarm water. It provides relief in heart disorders caused by vatta.
  • Mix equal quantity of powder of beleric myrabalan and winter cherry together. After that, take 5-10 grams this mixture with jaggery to end heart disorders caused by vatta disorders.

3. Tuberculosis (T.B):

  • The person, who suffers from tuberculosis, should take 2 grams powder of winter cherry with twenty ml decoction of winter cherry because it helps to cure tuberculosis.
  • Mix one gram powder of long pepper, five grams ghee and ten grams honey with two grams powder of winter cherry root. Tuberculosis is cured by taking this miture.

4. Cough:

  • Grind ten grams winter cherry root and mix ten grams sugar-candy in it. Boil this mixture with 400 ml water until it remains 1/8 parts then put it down. After that, take some quantity of this medicine to get quick relief in whopping cough or cough caused by vatta.
  • Mix forty ml decoction of winter cherry leaves, twenty grams powder of beleric myrabalan, ten grams catechu powder, fifty grams black pepper and about three grams black salt together and thereafter prepare tablet equal of about half gram from it. All the types of cough are cured by sucking these tablets. It is also useful to cure cough of tuberculosis.

5. Conceive:

  • Boil 250 ml cow milk and twenty grams powder of winter cherry with one liter water on low heat until it remains only milk then mix six grams sugar-candy and six grams cow ghee in it. After that, give this preparation to the suffered woman after 3 days of menstrual excretion for 3 days. Consequently, the woman becomes pregnant.
  • Mix powder of winter cherry with cow ghee and give 4-6 grams this medicine to the woman with cow milk or fresh water after menstrual excretion for one month regularly. Consequently, the woman becomes pregnant.  
  • Cook a decoction of winter cherry root and paste with four folds ghee. After that, take this medicine to end vatta disorders. Consequently, the woman becomes pregnant.

6. Abortion: If any woman suffers from relapsing abortion, she should take 10 ml juice of winter cherry with equal quantity of juice of wild eggs plant root until five months. Using this process helps to stop abortion. Use this process while abortion, ends abortion.

7. Bloody leucorrhoea and White leucorrhoea: Mix powder of winter cherry with equal quantity of sugar-candy. Mix one spoon this mixture with cow milk and give it to the patient twice a day, it provides relief in both leucorrhoea.

8. Stomach Worms: Mix equal quantity of powder of winter cherry powder and tinospora together. After that, take 5-10 grams this medicine with honey regularly to destroy stomach worms.

9. Eyesight: Mix two grams winter cherry powder, two grams powder of Dhatri fruit and one gram liquorices powder together. After that, take one spoon this mixture with water twice a day regularly to increase eyesight.

10. Rheumatism (Joints pain):

  • Make the powder by grinding panchang (stem, root, leaves, fruit and flower) of winter cherry and filter it. After that, take 25-30 grams this powder to cure rheumatism. Boil 30 grams fresh leaves of winter cherry with 250 ml water until half water remains then filter it. After that, give this decoction to the patient for one week regularly to end joints pain. Its paste is also useful in this condition.
  • Take two grams powder of winter cherry with hot milk and water twice a day to get relief in rheumatism.
  • Mix three grams powder of winter cherry, three grams ghee and one gram loaf-sugar together. The person, who suffers from rheumatism, should take twice a day because it helps to end joints pain.
  • Boil fifteen grams soft leaves of winter cherry with 200 ml water until the leaves melt then filter it. After that, take this hot preparation 3-4 times to cure cough with phlegm.

11. Back pain:

  • Licking 2-5 grams powder of winter cherry with cow ghee or loaf-sugar provides relief in back pain and insomnia.
  • Make the powder by grinding equal quantity of winter cherry and dry ginger together. Waist pain end by taking half spoon this powder with water twice a day.
  • Make the powder by grinding equal quantity of winter cherry and white musle together. Weakness ends by taking one spoon this powder with milk regularly.
  • Mix one spoon powder of winter cherry with honey and take it twice a day and drink milk upon it too. Using this process is useful to end body weakness.

12. Impotency:

  • Mix equal quantity of sugar and filtered fine powder of winter cherry together (this powder should be filtered with the help of cloth). One this mixture should be taken with fresh milk of cow before three hours of meals in the morning. This powder should be taken equal of a pinch and milk should be drunk upon it. Shuffle fine powder of winter cherry with jasmine oil and apply it on the penis at night, it makes the penis hard and strong.
  • Make the powder by grinding equal quantity of winter cherry, cinnamon and bitter castus root together and thereafter mix it with butter of cow milk after filtering. Rub this preparation on penis except only front part twice a day and wash the penis with lukewarm water before and after to apply this paste. It is useful excperiment for the penis.

13. Weakness:

  • Eating winter cherry until one year regularly according to the rule remsoves all the types of diseases of the body. After that, take this medicine only in the winter season to enhance body strength. It also removes the bad effects of old age.
  • Mix winter cherry powder, sesame and ghee ten grams each and 3 grams honey together. One should take this mixture with three grams honey regularly in winter season. It is also useful to end the weakness of children. It makes them strong and fat.
  • Mix 6 grams powder of winter cherry, 6 grams sugar-candy, 6 six grams honey and 10 grams cow ghee together. This medicine should be taken every morning in the winter seasons for 4 months regularly because it makes happy to the old person as youthes.
  • Grind fine twenty grams winter cherry powder with forty grams sesame and 140 grams kidney bean together and thereafter prepare bade from it. After that, take one gram this bade regularly to increase body strength. Fresh bade should be used only.
  • Grind equal quantity of winter cherry powder and chiretta together then store it. One should take 10 grams prepared powder with milk twice a day.
  • Mix one gram powder of winter cherry with 125 milligrams sugar-candy and take it with boiled milk. After that, take this preparation to increase sperm count and body strength.

14. Blood disorders: Mix four grams lignum vito with equal quantity of fine powder of winter cherry. After that, lick this mixture with honey twice a day regularly to end all the types of blood disorders.

15. Fever: Mix five grams powder of winter cherry with four grams powder of tinospora bark and take it with lukewarm water in the evening regularly to cure chronic fever.

16. All the types of diseases: Mix ¼ gram tinospora powder with five grams winter cherry powder. After that, take this mixture with honey to cure all type of diseases.

17. Sterility:

  • Grind equal quantity of winter cherry, cobra saffron and Gorochan together then filter it. After that, give this mixture to the woman with cold water. consequently, the woman can become pregnant.
  • Grind fifty grams Nagouri winter cherry and filter it with the help of cloth. Ten grams this powder should be given to women after menstrual excretion and thereafter make sexual relationship with male. It is useful to end sterility and helps to conceive.

18. Conception:

  • Mix milk and ghee with decoction of winter cherry. After that, give this medicine to the woman for seven days regularly. It is useful for conception.
  • Give 3 to 6 grams powder of winter cherry to the woman before four days of menstrual excretion. It makes able to the woman for conception.
  • Grind thick 100 grams winter cherry and store it. Soak 20 grams this thick powder in 200 ml water at overnight. In the next morning, boil this mixture until it remains ¼ parts remains then filter it after putting down. Mix this preparation with 200 ml light hot sweet milk and one spoon ghee. After that, give this medicine to the woman at first day of menstrual excretion till 5 days. It helps to conceive.

19. Loose-motion: Make a decoction by boiling winter cherry, cinnamon, cyperus, Barahi fruit, downy grislea flowers and kurchi bark (Koraiya) with water. After that, take 20 to 40 ml this decoction to stop loose-motions caused by fever and provides relief too. 

20. Menses disorders: Grind 35 grams winter cherry and filter it. Thereafter, mix 35 grams sugar in it. Ten grams this mixture should be taken with water on empty stomach before one week of menstrual excretion. When the menstrual excretion becomes start, this medicine should not be taken. Using this process is useful to cure all the types of menses disorders.

21. Leucorrhoea:

  • Take three grams powder of winter cherry and asparagus (Shatawari) with fresh water to get relief in leucorrhoea.
  • Take winter cherry powder with milk twice a day for some days regularly to cure leucorrhoea.
  • Grind winter cherry, elephant creeper and Pathani lodh 25 grams each together and thereafter filter it. After that, take 5 grams this medicine with raw milk twice a day to get relief in leucorrhoea.
  • Take 5-10 grams powder of Nagouri winter cherry with ghee twice a day to get relief in leucorrhoea.

22. Ulcer: Grind four grams winter cherry with cow urine and give it to the patient to eat. It provides relief in ulcer.

23. Bones weakness: Take 1-3 grams powder of Nagouri winter cherry with mixed milk of honey and sugar-candy twice a day to make the bones strong. It ends bones weakness. It also makes body healthy and strong.

24. Bloody leucorrhoea: Make the powder by grinding winter cherry and store it. Three grams this powder should be taken with cow milk twice a day to get relief in blood leucorrhoea.

25. Breast enlargement:

  • Make the powder by grinding equal quantity of Nagouri winter cherry and asparagus together properly. Mix this powder with pure ghee and store it in a soil pot. After that, take ten grams this mixture with mixed milk of sugar-candy to increase the breast size.
  • Make the powder by grinding equal quantity of Nagouri winter cherry, pothos officinalis (Gazpipal) and sweet flag root together and thereafter mix butter in it. After that, apply this mixture on the breast to make the breast beautiful.

26. Obesity: Grind fifty grams winter cherry, fifty grams musle and fifty grams black musle together then filter it. After that, take ten grams this mixture with milk in the morning to get relief in obesity. This experiment is useful for both male and female.

27. Attraction of the nipple: Make the fine powder by grinding winter cherry and asparagus (Shatawari) together. Take 2 grams this powder with honey and drink mixed milk of sugar-candy on it. It makes the nipples attractive and beautiful.

28. Vatta disorders:

  • Panchang (stem, leaves, flowers, fruit and root) of winter cherry should be taken in the condition of vatta disorders.
  • Make the powder by grinding 500 grams winter cherry and 500 grams elephant creeper together then store it. After that, take ten grams this powder with cow milk in the morning to end vatta disorders.
  • Make the fine powder by grinding 100 grams winter cherry and 100 grams fenugreek together. Mix ten grams jaggery in this mixture and prepare sweetmeats (Laddoo) from it. Take 1 sweetmeat and drink milk twice a day. This experiment is very useful to provide relief in vatta disorders. The people, who suffer from diabetes, should not mix jaggery in it. They should take only powder of winter-cherry and fenugreek with water.

29. Sperm problems:

  • Grind Nagouri winter-cherry, elephant creeper and asparagus gonoclodus 50 grams each together and thereafter mix 150 grams sugar in it. The person, who suffers from sperm disorders, should take 10 grams this medicine with milk twice a day provides relief.
  • Mix Nagouri winter-cherry, land caltrops, asparagus gonoclodus and sugar-candy together and thereafter give it to the patient to eat, it ends sperm deficiency.
  • Grind fine 25 grams winter-cherry and 25grams elephant creeper together and thereafter mix 10 grams sugar in it. After that, take ten grams this medicine with light hot milk at bed time to increase sperm count.
  • Make the fine powder by grinding 300 grams winter-cherry and store it. Boil twenty grams this powder with 250 ml milk until it turns into dark then mix sugar in it. After that, take this medicine to make sperm thick.

30. Fingers shivering: Boil 3 to 6 grams Nagouri winter-cherry with cow ghee and four folds milk and thereafter mix sugar in it. After that, give this preparation to the patient regularly to end fingers shivering.

31. Vagina diseases: Cook winter-cherry with milk properly and mix pure ghee in it. After that, give this medicine to the woman twice a day after menstrual excretion to end vagina disorders. It makes the woman able for conception.

32. Heartbeat: Make the powder by grinding winter-cherry and beleric myrabalan together and thereafter store it. Mix thee grams this powder with some jaggery and give it to the patient with lukewarm water, it ends heart weakness and makes heartbeat normal.

33. Rheumatism:

  • Make the powder by grinding winter-cherry, sweet Suranjan, peganum harmala and greater galangal 30 grams each together. Rheumatism is cured by taking 5 grams powder with lukewarm water twice a day regularly.
  • Make the powder by grinding 50 grams winter-cherry and 25 grams dry ginger together and thereafter mix it with 75 grams sugar after filtering. After that, take 4 grams this medicine with water twice a day to cure rheumatism.
  • Mix three grams powder of winter-cherry with three grams ghee and give it to the patient twice a day regularly, it provides relief in rheumatism.

34. High blood pressure: Mix three grams powder of winter-cherry, two grams powder of sunflower seeds, five grams sugar-candy and one gram fine powder of tinospora (Giloya) together. After that, take this mixture with water twice or thrice a day to make blood pressure normal.

35. Heart weakness: Take 3 grams powder of winter-cherry with hot milk twice a day to end weakness of the heart and memory.

36. Achrodynia: Make the fine powder by grinding fifty grams sweet Surjan, fifty grams Nagouri winter-cherry, 25 grams dry ginger and 120 grams sugar-candy together. After that, take 4-6 grams this powder with fresh water twice a day regularly to cure achrodynia and joints pain.

37. Anger: Mix 3-6 grams powder of Nagouri winter-cherry with sugar-candy and ghee. After that, take this mixture with light hot milk twice a day. The work of all the ligaments is fitted consequently, anger ends.

38. Shock: Take 3-6 grams powder of Nagouri winter-cherry with mixed milk of ghee and sugar twice a day to end shocks caused by ligaments energy.

39. Bleeding: Mix equal quantity of winter-cherry powder and sugar together and thereafter take it to stop bleeding.

40. Penis enlargement:

  • Cook lodh, saffron, winter-cherry, long pepper and desmodium gangeticum with oil and thereafter rub it on the penis. Using this process increases the penis size.
  • Cook castus root, wild egg plant, winter-cherry, orrisa root and asparagus with sesame oil until all medicines burns then put it down. After that, rub this preparation on the penis to end smallness of the penis.

41. Fatigue:

  • Take 3-6 grams powder of Nagouri winter-cherry with mixed milk of ghee and sugar-candy twice a day to make body fresh and strong.
  • Take equal quantity of Nagouri winter-cherry and Ipomoea digitata with mixed milk of sugar-candy and ghee twice a day. It ends mentally and physically fatigue. 3-6 grams sugar candy should be mixed in milk.

42. Body strength:

  • Mix powder of winter-cherry with milk and give it to the patient, it makes the body strong and increases sperm count.
  • Make the powder by grinding winter-cherry with equal quantity of elephant creeper (Vidhara) together and thereafter fill it in the bottle. After that, take this powder with milk twice a day to increase sexual power.
  • Lick three grams powder of winter-cherry with honey to increase the body strength.
  • Make the powder by grinding Nagouri winter-cherry, white musle (Pestle) and black radish 100 grams each together. After that, take 10 grams this powder with 500 ml milk twice a day regularly to make the body powerful and strong.
  • Make the powder by grinding equal quantity of winter-cherry, dry ginger, sugar-candy and elephant creeper together. After that, take 1 spoon this powder with milk twice a day to end body weakness. It provides warmth in the body and increases sperm count too.