Benefits of Vidanga

Vidanga grows all over India as a small shrub. It is a renowned remedy for treating digestive disorders.

Benefits of Vidanga: Swollen glands, skin diseases, diabetes, dysuria, kidney stones, diarrhea, liver diseases, anaemia, worms, piles, indigestion, toothache, constipation, gas, abdominal disorders, purifies blood.

Action: Alterative, anthelmintic, carminative, stimulant.

Energetics

Rasa (taste): Pungent, Bitter

Vırya(energy): Hot

Vipaka (post-digestive effect): Pungent

Guna (quality): Light, dry, pene-trating

Dosa effect: VK−, P+

Dhatu (tissue): Plasma, blood, fat, reproductive

Srotas (channel): Digestive, excretory, urinary, reproductive

Dosage: 1–15g per day or 3–15ml per day

Classical and common names

Ayurvedic: Vidanga, Krmighna, Krmihara, Krmiripu, Chitratandula, Jantughna, Jantunaashana, Vella, Amogha.

English: Embelia.