The Acanthus seeds common in name, a family of mostly perennial herbs and shrubs, and mostly native to the tropics. Acanthus molls reaches on average 30–80 centimeters of height, with a maximum of 180 centimeters, inflorescence included. Acanthus molls has basal clusters of deeply lobed and cut, shiny dark green leaves, soft to the touch, up to 40 centimeters long and 25 centimeters broad, with a long petiole. The inflorescence is a cylindrical spike 30–40 centimeters long and can produce up to 120 flowers. The flowers are tubular, whitish, and lilac or rose in color. Each flower is up to 5 centimeters long and it is surrounded by three green or purplish bracts. This species flowers in late spring or early summer, from May through August.
Ingredient Name :
Blepharis edulis Pers.
Arabic Name : Bazrul Qareez
Bengali Name : Sushni
Gujarati Name : Uteengan, Utingan
Hindi Name : Utangan, Utarjan, Chaupatia, Uttanjan
Latin name : Blepharis edulis Pers.
Marathi Name : Utangan
Persian Name : Tukhme Anjara
Punjabi Name : Utangan
Sanskrit Name : Sunishannaka
Urdu Name : Tukhme Utangan
3 to 5 g powder of seeds.
This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.
Acanthus Mollis has been used as a wound healer and internally taken to soothe the mucous membranes in the digestive and urinary tracts. The crushed leaves have been used in poultices and placed on burns or scalds to relieve the pain. It is a first- rate remedy for burns, drawing out the fire, and heals it without a scar.
Acanthus Mollis has astringent qualities and has been used to treat diarrhea and to heal wounds, as well as being used to clean wounds. It has been taken internally to purify the blood and to calm the stomach.
Acanthus Mollis is also a valuable remedy in hectic fevers, as it restores radical moisture to the consumptive. It has been much used as a diuretic.
Indians used the acanthus Mollie leaves for as anti-venom.
Useful in Following diseases:
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.