Onosma echioides is medicinal herb which is found in different parts of world like Siberia, France, Baluchistan, Kabul, India etc. In India this herb is distributed in Kashmir, Kumaon and Himalyan range.
Onosma Echiodes is stimulant, diuretic and cardiac tonic. It is also applied externally on ulcers, scrofula and burns. This also provides natural red colour dye which is used for colouring purpose.
- Botanical Name: Onosma Echioides
- English name: Onosma
- Sanskrit: Ratanjot, Damini
- Hindi: Laljadi, Balchadh, Balchadi
Here are few remedies that can be done at home using Onosma Echiodes
Heart problems, Cardiac tonic, Palpitations
Prepare tea of Onosma leaves and drink regularly. This is tonic for the heart and helps in irregular heart beating.
Prepare decoction of Onosma leaves and drink regularly twice a day for a few days.
Hysteria, fits, Epilepsy
Grind and prepare powder of Onosma roots. Take this root powder (1 gm) twice a day with water.
Blood purification, Skin disorders, Toxins in the body
Regularly use Onosma leaves to cure skin problems.
Prepare root powder of Onosma and take (1/2 gm) twice a day.
Hair greying and other hair problems
Mix henna powder and Onosma powder. Add water to this powder to make paste of medium consistency. Apply this paste on scalp for a few hours.