- Ingredients used: Shigru
- Latin Name: Moringa oleifera
- Part used: Leaves
- Dosage: 1 teaspoonful twice daily with plain water after the meals.
- Product Weight (gms): 100 gm
Shigru has been used traditionally in the treatment and prevention of many disorders. It is used in the treatment of cancer and diabetes and also be used for the treatment of high cholesterol. It is rich in antioxidants and bioactive compounds. It can be regularly used in the prevention of arsenic toxicity.
Names in Different languages:
- English Name: Drumstick plant, Moringa
- Hindi name: Sahijan, Munaga
- Tamil name: Murungai
- Kannada Name: Nugge Mara, Nugge Kayi
- Shigru: Has strong qualities
- Aksheeva: Relieves intoxication
- Shobhanjana: Very auspicious tree
- Teekshnagandha: Has a pungent odor
Medicinal Properties of Shigru Churna
- Rasa (taste): Tikta (bitter), Katu (Pungent or Strong)
- Guna (Qualities): Laghu (easily to digest), Rooksha (Dry), Teekshna (Strong)
- Veerya (Potency): Ushna (It has hot Potency)
- Vipaka: Katu (undergoes pungent taste after digestion)
- Karma (Action): Kapha Vata shamaka (reduces Kapha as well as Vata dosha)
Health Benefits of Shigru Churna
- It reduces Vata and Kapha Dosha
- It is good for the heart
- Improves semen quantity and sperm count
- Has alkaline properties
- Light to digest and improves digestion
- It is a good anti-inflammatory herb
- It has detoxifying action
- Very useful in lymphadenitis and relieving carbuncles
- Useful in abdominal bloating and tumors
- Improves vision and good for eyes
- Useful in worm infestation
- Helps in reducing obesity
- Helpful in spleen related disorders
- Useful in diarrhea
Therapeutic Uses of Shigru Churna
Shigru Churna is used for the treatment of diabetes. It can also be used for the prevention and treatment of cancer. It is also useful in the management of toxicity and high cholesterol.
Shigru Churna has both Anti-oxidant and anti-diabetic property. It controls the blood sugar levels and exerts an anti-hyperglycemic property. It provides relief from the symptoms. Also helps to prevent the complications of diabetes such as diabetic retinopathy, diabetic nephropathy, Diabetic foot, cataract, diabetic neuralgias etc. It increases the production of insulin in the pancreas. Thus, this helps in improving the metabolism of carbohydrates and helps in controlling the blood sugar levels within normal limits.
By its antioxidant property, it helps in protecting the tissues in the body such as the nerves, kidneys, blood vessels, retina, and the skin caused by the free radicals. Thus helps to prevent the complications of diabetes. This effect of shigru mostly effective in the patients suffering from type 2 diabetes.
Shigru Churna acts as a natural anti-carcinogenic agent so it can be used in the treatment of cancer and prevents the progress of this disease. It has been found useful in the treatment of cancers of breast, pancreas, prostate, colon, and ovaries.
It helps in protecting the healthy cells in the body against the damage caused by free radicals. It stimulates the natural ability of the body by inducing apoptosis. It destroys the cancer cells and limits the spread and growth of cancer. It can be used as an adjuvant therapy and can be used in the combination with the conventional cancer treatments such as Radiation therapy and chemotherapy. It improves the results and helps in the fastest recovery of the patients.
Shigru can also be used in the treatment of arsenic toxicity. Arsenic toxicity occurs due to the consumption of contaminated food and water. Rice contains a higher amount of arsenic. The symptoms of this toxicity do not appear early after the consumption of contaminated food and water, long-term exposure can lead to several health problems. This can lead to cancer and other heart diseases. It protects the liver against the damage caused by excessive exposure of arsenic and prevents oxidative damage to healthy tissues. This churna neutralizes the effect of arsenic toxicity and helps in preventing from the long-term complications that occurs due to long-term exposure of arsenic.
Shigru churna helps in hypercholesterolemia by reducing the cholesterol levels in the blood and regulating the metabolism of fats by stimulates the exertion of fatty acids that harm the body. This helps in the prevention of disorders that occurs due to high levels of cholesterol such as, cerebrovascular stroke, myocardial infarction.
It helps in enhancing the fat-burning mechanism that ensures faster utilization of fats deposited in the body. It helps in boosting the liver functions and regulates the process involving in the transportation of cholesterol between the liver and other cells of the body.
Shigru Churna contains a good level of protein and amino acids. Proteins and amino acids are known as the building blocks of our body. So it is very helpful in the muscle gaining.
This churna contains Vitamin C that helps in improving immunity against various diseases and also helps in fighting against the harmful oxygen free agents in the body.
Improves excretory process
It helps in the excretory process because it contains aspartic acid that produces ammonia from the waste created by cells.
Repairs damaged tissues
This churna contains Arginine that produces growth hormones which repairs the damaged tissues. It helps the body against bacteria, virus and cancer cells by making the immune system strong.
It contains many nutrients such as iron, calcium, zinc etc. It is very good for patients suffering from anemia. It is very useful for maintaining skin, spermatogenesis, hair growth and calcium that is important for bones and teeth.
There are no side effects of this churna if it is consumed as per prescription. Care should be taken if it is consumed in the prescribed dosage.
The Advantage of Shigru Churna Offered by Planet Ayurveda
There are many reasons that made this formulation superior from other products available in the market:
- It is 100% natural
- Prepared from best the natural herb
- Formulated by MD Ayurveda Experts
- No color added
- Testing of this medication is not done on animals
- Only organic products are used for better results
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