Bushweed Benefits

Botanical Name — Flueggea leucopyrus

Common Names —

English — Bushweed, Indian Snow berry

Hindi — Shinar

Marathi — Pandharphali

Kannada — Kandekuvana, Hooli, Bilchuli

Sanskrit — Shweta Kambuja, Panduphali



Health Benefits —

  • The plant is sweet, cooling, diuretic, aphrodisiac, tonic.
  • Useful in vitiated conditions of Pitta, burning sensation, strangury, seminal weakness and general debility.
  • Leaves act as a disinfectant(antiseptic) and its paste is used by the tribes to extract any extraneous materials from body tissues without surgery.
  • Juice or paste of leaves used along with tobacco to destroy worms in sores.
  • Plant is used as a wonderful medicine in Menstrual disorders.