The Psoralea Corylifolia, also known as Babchi (بابچی), can be described as an important plant, which is an integral of the Indian Ayurveda system of medicine. The seeds in this plant have a range of coumarins, which includes psoralen. There are several medicinal uses that have been associated with the psoralea corylifolia seed.
Ingredient Name :
Psoralea corylifolia Linn.
Arabic Name : Mehlab Aswad
Bengali Name : Hakuch
Chinese Name : Bu gu zhi
English Name : Babchi Seeds, Purple Fleabane
French Name : Psoral’a
German Name : Asphaltkleefr’chte
Gujarati Name : Bavachi, Bakchi
Hindi Name : Babchi
Kannada Name : Bauchige, Bhavantibeeja, Bhavanchigid, Baukuchi
Kashmiri Name : Babchi
Latin name : Psoralea corylifolia Linn.
Marathi Name : Bawchi
Persian Name : Waghchi
Punjabi Name : Babchi, Bavchi
Sanskrit Name : Vakuchi, Bakuchi
Urdu Name : Babchi
Seeds : 3 to 6 g powder of seeds
This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.
Babchi contains properties that are antifungal, anthelmintic, aromatic and antibacterial. People use it as a stimulant or even a diaphoretic; at times, people also make use of babchi because it has diuretic and laxative properties. The Chinese believe that psoralea corylifolia is an excellent tonic remedy, for improving overall health and vitality.
The fruit of the psoralea corylifolia plant are believed to have aphrodisiac properties and can be applied to the main organs, as a tonic. The fruits are generally used for treating febrile diseases, incontinence, frequent urination, impotence and lower backaches. The antibacterial properties that are present in the fruit are known to restrict the growth of mycobacterium tuberculosis. The root of the psoralea corylifolia plant can be used in the treatment of dental problems. The plant can also yield a potent medicinal oleoresin which can treat certain kidney disorders, as well as conditions like lumbago.
Useful in Following diseases:
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.