Tejphal Herb/तेजफल: Tejphal Herb, also called winged prickly ash, is a species of plant in the family Rutaceae. Tejphal Herb is an aromatic, deciduous, spiny shrub growing to 3.5 meters in height, endemic to Nepal, China, Japan, Korea and Pakistan.
Tejphal Herb is a small tree or large spiny shrub. Leaves are distinct lively trifoliolate, with the leaf-stalk winged. Leaflets are stalk less, 2-7.5 x 1-1.7 cm, elliptic to ovate-lancelike, entire to slightly toothed, sharp-tipped, base sometimes oblique. Minute yellow flowers arise in leaf axils. Flowers have 6-8 acute sepals. Petals are absent. Male flowers have 6-8 stamens, and large anthers because of which the flowers look yellow. Female flowers have 1-3 celled ovary, 3 mm in diameter, pale red, splitting into two when ripe. Seed are rounded, 3 mm in diameter, shining black. Flowering: March-April.
Tejphal Herb Benefits
Tejphal Herb is used in many chronic problems such a rheumatism and skin diseases; chilblains, cramp in the leg, varicose veins and varicose ulcers. Tejphal Herb is also used for low blood pressure, fever, and inflammation. Externally it may be used as a stimulation liniment for rheumatism and fibrosis’s. Tejphal Herb has a stimulating effect upon the lymphatic system, circulation and mucous membranes.
The seed is ground into a powder and used as a condiment. A pepper substitute, it is widely used in the Orient. A light roasting brings out more of the flavor. The seed is an ingredient of the famous Chinese ‘five spice’ mixture. The fruit is rather small but is produced in clusters which makes harvesting easy. Each fruit contains a single seed. The peel of the fruit serves as a spice.
Young leaves are used as a condiment. The seeds and the bark are used as an aromatic tonic in the treatment of fevers, dyspepsia and cholera. The fruits, branches and thorns are considered to be carminative and stomachic. They are used as a remedy for toothache.
The seeds and the bark are stomachic and vermifuge. Tejphal Herb are used as an aromatic tonic in the treatment of fevers, dyspepsia and cholera. The powdered seeds are eaten to rid the body of roundworm.
A decoction of 7-14 seeds is used in the treatment of abscesses, arthritis, bruises, gastritis, swellings etc. A paste of the Tejphal Herb seeds is held between the teeth for about 10 minutes to relieve toothache.
The fruits, branches and thorns are considered to be carminative and stomachic
Tejphal Herb Product Details:
- Weight: 250 Gram (1 Packet) Provided by AstroMantra.com
- Form: 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.
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