Health Benefits of Bael Tree In Ayurveda
The “tree of Bael” is original of India and a plant sacred to the Hindus. It has a good historical value. All parts of the plant are useful and medicine in Ayurvedic medicines. Lord Shiva (Bilwa patra) and keep them in Shivlinga and consider them very auspicious and receive the blessings of Shiva. The bael tree plant is medium and hard the fruits are yellowish or green with soft pulp in medicinal value. The fruit of Bael has a bitter taste and is used in Ayurvedic
medicine to cure Vatha and Kaphay disorders in the body. Fully ripe fruit is not used much in medicines. Half of the ripe fruit is used mainly in medicine. Aegle marmelos, an original plant of India, has been used by the inhabitants of the Indian subcontinent for over 5000 years. The leaves, bark, roots, fruits and semi-sonia widely use the raditional system of Ayurvedic Indian medicine and in various popular medicines to treat the myriad of diseases.
PROPERTIES AND USES
The parts used are fruit, seeds, leaves, bark and root. It’s ‘Madhura’, nice, Kashaya, “Pitla” unbalanced peaceful, beneficial in “Kapha” deranged, fever diorrea, appetizing and Stimulant gastric Different parts of the tree have their medicinal importance.
Fruits Herbal Benefits
The fruit has significant medicinal value when it begins to mature. The ripe fruit is aromatic, astringent, refreshing and laxative. The immature or strengthen the stomach and promote action), antiscorbutic (a drug that prevents or cures scurvy) and digestive. The fruit is He says he acts like a tonic for the heart and the brain. It is best dministered in subacute or chronic cases of diarrhea and dysentery and irritation of the alimentary canal. It is a useful addition to after treatment of bacillary dysentery as it helps eliminate the constipation that makes it healing of ulcerated surfaces of the intestine. The ripe fruit is prescribed in the intestine disorders and certain terms of dyspepsia (indigestion), characterized by alternation constipation and diarrhea. A feast of ripe fruit is indicated for
chronic constipation and dyspepsia.
A fresh and ripe fruit extract is administered in doses of 2 to 4 times repeated several times a day.It is administered in doses of 4-8 g. Come on the powder of the dried pulp is dministered in doses of 0.85 g – 1.0 grams; as antiscorbutic and Febrifuge in doses of 1.1 to 1.25 g; as nauseating and antidysentric in doses of 5 gm to 8 gm.The ripe fruit is eaten fresh. The ripe fruits are large and spherical up to 20 cm per meter, Oblong shape or pear shape, with smooth or tuberculated surface. The peripheral part within the cortex It is fleshy and the rooms are full of viscous pulp, translucent and slightly sweet. The diluted pulp with added sugar and tamarind drink, known as ‘Sherbat’. The tender green fruit is used to make a conservation (morabba) that include an important place in the food industry of northern India. fruit It is rich in pectin but poor in acid and therefore does not give a good gelatin unless it is an additional acid He added. The ripe fruit can not be eaten Comfortably. The pulp turns brown The exhibition. To improve its palatability and homogeneity, it is necessary to add water to the pulp up to 50% of the pulp) and heat up to 70ºC. The mass is then sifted, while the dried seeds disappear, the mucilage and the fiber are cooled immediately to avoid loss of flavor. The pulp, so it is smooth, uniform and can serve as a base for food products, such as fruit, jam and fruit nectar, etc.
Bael Tree Leaves
The juice of fresh leaves in doses of 8 to 16 g if with honey as a mild laxative in fever, phlegm and asthama. The juice of the leaf is mixed with black pepper and administered in dropsy marked by accumulation of fluid in the tissues or body cavities) constipation and jaundice A decoction of the leaves is a febrifuge (agent used to reduce) fever) and expectorant. If particularly used for complaints of asthmatics. A hot poultice of the leaves are applied to the eyes in the head, to the head in delirium marked by the restlessness of emotions and the rapid suction of confused ideas) of fevers, towards Chest in bronchitis and inflamed parts of the body. Fresh leaves if used in the West Bengal as a remedy for beriberi (a deffectivity caused by lack of vitamins in particular B1).
It is proven that the alcoholic and watery extracts of the leaves have a cardiotonic effect, eat digital in the heart of amphibian and mammals. The alkaloid, aegiline, present in the leaves effective in asthma The main leaves four new alkaloids, O-halfordinol, N-2-ethoxy-2-ethylcinnamid, N-2-methoxy-2-ethylcinnamid, in addition to aegelenine and aegeline. condensed tannins, pholobatannins, flavan-3-oIs, leucoantocyanine, anthocyanins, flavonoid glycosides,
skimmianine and y-sitosterol are also present. In steam distillation, colored leaves essential oil Essential oil has a great spectrum of antifungal activity comparable to of 0,5% of hamycin.
Bael Tree Root and bark
The root and the bark if used in the form of a decoction as a serpentine remediation, intermittent fevers and heart palpitations. The root is one of the ingredients of “Dashmula”, a common Ayurvedic formation, particularly useful in the loss of appetite and puerperal diseases (Problems that arise in the period between the birth of the child and the return of the uterus to its Normal condition). The cut of the root was also used in intermittent fevers and also as
a poison for fish.