Bindaal Doda/बिंदाल डोडा: Bindaal Doda a member of the cucurbitaceous family is an Ayurvedic medicinal plant, which has been used in the traditional system of medicine for variety of symptoms. The active constituents like cucurbitacin, saponin, echinatin, β-Sitosterol, oleanolic acid and flavonoids have important pathophysiological effects on human body. However, there is no earlier published report of any toxicity on humans. We report a case of a 50-year-old gentleman, who presented with gastrointestinal bleeding, deranged liver function and shock following consumption of dried fruits of Luffa echinata soaked overnight in water. He had antral gastritis and duodenal erosions on upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and was managed conservatively and recovered completely.
Bindaal Doda is a climber with bifid bristly or smooth tendrils. Stem is sulcate, slightly hairy to smooth. Leaves are kidney-shaped, round, shallowly or deeply 5-lobed.
Bindaal Doda is a climber with bifid bristly or smooth tendrils. Stem is sulcate, slightly hairy to smooth. Leaves are kidney-shaped, round, shallowly or deeply 5-lobed. Tip is rounded or rarely pointed. Leaves are bristly on both surfaces, margin is minutely toothed. Leaf stalk is stout, bristly, up to 12 cm long. Flowers are white, stalked, about 2.5 cm across. Male flowers are borne in 5-12-flowered, up to 15 cm long raceme. Sepal tube is about 5.6 mm long, hairy, sepals lance-shaped. Petals are ovate, 1-1.2 cm long, blunt, hairy at the base. Stamens are 3, with filaments united, 3-9 mm long, anthers entire or ± bifid. Ovary is ovoid. Fruit is ashy, oblong, ovoid, 2-5 cm long, densely covered with 4-7 mm long bristles. Seeds are ovate, black 4-5 mm long, 3-5 mm broad and 2 mm thick. The fruit is intensely bitter and used medicinally.
Bindaal Doda Benefits
Besides keeping the skin soft, smooth and tender, Bindaal Doda works wonders in many other ways: Cures pimples, acne, freckles and other common skin problems at the same time it removes spots or marks created by them. Protects skin from all sorts of bacterial or fungal infection.
In case of cut, bruise or burning it gives immediate relief from pain and ensures fast healing of the wound.
In case of insect bite it gives immediate relief from pain, neutralizes the toxicity and subsequently heals the wound.
Bindaal Doda Details:
- Weight: 250 Gram (1 Packet) Provided by AstroMantra.com
- Form: Dried Raw Herb
- Condition: Authentic, Clean and Sorted
- Delivery: 3-7 Days All Over World
- Storage: Keep it in a dry place and away from moisture.
US $32 for shipment weighing up to 500 grams applicable for following countries: USA, UK, UAE, Canada, Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Poland. Belgium, France, Bangladesh, Hungary, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Spain, Ireland, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Nepal.
US $34 for shipment weighing up to 500 grams applicable to rest of the world including: Brazil, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, Congo, Greece, Indonesia, Latvia, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Malta, Mozambique, Norway, Panama, Reunion Island, Russia, South Africa, Taiwan, Trinidad & Tobago.
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