Japanese Morning glories are native to American continent. But today there are more than 1,000 morning glory varieties distributed all over the world. However, medicinally it mainly refers to the dried mature seeds.
Ingredient Name :
Ipomoea nil Linn.
Arabic Name : Habb al-neel
Bengali Name : Kaladanh, Nilkalmi
Chinese Name : Chi’en niu tzu, Pai ch’ou, Hei ch’ou
English Name : Japanese Morning Glory, Pharbitis Seeds
French Name : Graines De Pharbitis
German Name : Blaue Prunkwinde
Gujarati Name : Kala Dana, Mak
Hindi Name : Kala Dana, Nilkalmi, Jharmarich, Kaladana
Kannada Name : Gouribija
Latin name : Ipomoea nil Linn.
Marathi Name : Kala Dana, Mak, Nil Pushpi
Persian Name : Tukhme Neel, Tukhme Kabook, Kaladana
Punjabi Name : Bildi
Sanskrit Name : Krishan Beej, Shyam Beej, Krishnabija
Urdu Name : Kaladana, Habbul Neel
3 to 5 g powder of dried seeds.
This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.
Japanese Morning glory flowers are with good ornamental value thanks to their beautiful colors. The darker flowers, like purplish red, are generally with black seeds; the lighter flowers, like white and pink, are usually with white seeds. However, it is necessary to point out that seed colors have nothing to do with the species.
As one of commonly used Chinese herbs, morning glory flower seeds/Tukhm-e-Neel (تخم نیل) are also known as Pharbitis Seeds, Qian Niu Zi in mandarin and Ipomoea Nil Linn. It is a key medicine traditionally used to get rid of edema, sputum, and stasis. Besides, it is great for reducing bloating too.
In addition, morning glory seed based herbal remedies were also reported to be used in the treatment of a variety of other diseases, such as scrofula, liver cirrhosis, pinworm, epilepsy, and so on.
Useful in Following diseases:
- Blood Impurities
- Intestinal Worms
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.