Ekanayakam,Ponkoranti / Marking Nut Tree Bark ( Raw )
Description of Ekanayakam,Ponkoranti / Marking Nut Tree Bark ( Raw ):
Saptarangi or Salacia oblonga is a native of India and Sri Lanka. It is a woody shrub that grows in rain forests. It bears yellow-green flowers with berries as fruits. It contains active constituents, glycosidase inhibitors, Salacinol and Kotalanol 9. Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors are saccharides that act as competitive inhibitors of enzymes needed to digest carbohydrates
Botanical Name : Salacia Reticulata
English Name : Marking Nut Tree Bark
Tamil Name : ஏகநாயகம், சாப்டறங்கி, பொன்கொரண்டி / Ekanayakam, Saptrangi, Ponkoranti
Hindi Name : बाला , खास / Bala, Khas
Malayalam Name : ഏകനായകം , പൊൻകൊരണ്ടി / Ekanayakam, Ponkoranti
Telugu Name : అనుకుడు సెట్టు / Anukudu cettu
Benefits of Ekanayakam,Ponkoranti / Marking Nut Tree Bark ( Raw ):
This plant is traditionally used in Ayurveda for its anti-diabetic properties.
Saptarangi is the drug of choice for diabetes by alleviating the root cause of the problem i.e. to correct the working of liver and pancreas. The bark of this shrub is of considerable therapeutic value. It 's constituents Salicional and Kotolanol control blood sugar level in Type 2 diabetic patients. Not only in India but many countries are now using it for its superb anti-diabetic and weight loosening property.
It also acts as an appetizer and digestive, it is useful in loss of appetite dyspepsia etc.
Ekanayakam is used in liver enlargement, jaundice, and constipation.
Ekanayakam is also good for curing the blood disorders.
Saptarangi helps in reducing excessive sweating by emulsifying fatty tissue.
Saptarangi is especially useful to women by alleviating all types of menses troubles especially in excessive bleeding and relieves pain and discomfort during menses time ( premenstrual symptoms )
You are requested to consult your Doctor before use.