Medicinal use of Naagdon

Detailed information of Naagdon plant as ayurvedic medicine to treat various bleeding problems like piles, periods, colitis. Learn it's simple remedies.

Naagdon is very common plant and mainly used as ornamental plant because of its dark green stem and leaves. This plant propagates through stem cuttings. You may have noticed this herb on hedges. Generally plants which produce latex are poisonous but this medicinal herb is non toxic.

Naagdon is scientifically known as Euphorbia tithymaloides

Naagdon is a good medicinal herb to stop abnormal bleeding from any body part such as in piles, periods, colitis, etc.

Some medicinal uses of Naagdon

  • Bawaseer, Bleeding piles

    Take Naagdon leves (1-3), wash to remove dirt. Grind leaves and black pepper (2-3) in mortar and pestle. Add in water and drink this preparation empty stomach in morning.

  • Heavy periods (menorrhagia), Over Bleeding in periods

    Grind leaves of naagdon (1-3) and black pepper(3). Take daily empty stomach in morning.

  • Joint Inflammation, Boils, Wound

    Warm Naagdoon leaves and castor leaves, add til taila and apply at affected areas.

  • Constipation

    Chew Naag don leaves to cure constipation.

  • Ulcerative colitis

    Extract juice of Nagdon leaves and mix in water and drink daily empty stomach in the morning.

  • Amebiasis, Intestinal infection

    Mix naagdon leaves (3) juice with Doodhi grass juice and take to cure infection of intestine.

  • Abdominal pain, gas, Bleeding due to any reason

    Chew 3 leaves of Naagdon empty stomach in morning.

  • Scanty urination, Burning sensation during urination, Painful urination

    Prepare Sharbat of Naagdoon leaves in water, add honey or sugar and drink twice a day.


  1. How many days one should use naagdon leaves with black pepper safely to cure ulcerative colitis.

  2. ER Inderjit Singh

    Realy this plant is very useful for health problems like sneezing of nasal ‘gastic problem

  3. Is it edible?
    Isn’t it toxic?
    Some sites describes leaves of naagdon as toxic. So, I am in hesitation.
    I am suffering from internal hamoroids. Can I eat it? How? Do you know the process?

  4. Prashant Sharma

    Hello Mam,
    Does nagdoon also cures fistula and fissure beside piles.
    If not can you please suggest another medicine for it.

  5. how can use nagdauna in heavey bleeding

  6. what do we call it in telugu , I am searching it in Hyderabad not able to find it , people are not recognizing by name

  7. What is scientific name of naagdon

  8. Where we can get naagdon plant in Bangalore and kolkata

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