Vidanga, commonly known as false black pepper, has various medicinal properties and is used in various ayurvedic formulations.
Vidanga is generally used to expel worms and parasites from the stomach due to its anthelmintic properties. It is beneficial for indigestion and also helps to manage constipation due to its laxative property. Taking Vidanga churna regularly might help manage weight by lowering lipid levels and improving the metabolism of the body. It might also protect the heart against free cell damage by free radicals due to its cardioprotective and antioxidant activities. Vidanga might also be useful in managing depression by improving mood as well as brain functions due to its antidepressant activity.
Vidanga seed paste can be applied on the skin to help get rid of acne due to its antibacterial property. You can also apply Vidanga seed paste along with rose water on the skin to improve your complexion[1-3].
What are the synonyms of Vidanga?
Embelia ribes, Jantughna, Krmighna, Krmihara, Krmiripu, Vidang, Vavding, Vavading, Vayavadang, Vayavidanga, Bhabhiranga, Baberang, Vayuvilanga, Babading, Vizhalari, Bidanga, Babrung, Vavaring, Vayuvilangam, Vayuvidangam, Vayuvidangalu , Baobarang, Babrang
What is the source of Vidanga?
RECOMMENDED DOSAGE OF VIDANGA
Vidanga Churna - ¼-½ teaspoon twice a day.
Vidanga Capsule - 1-2 capsule twice a day.
HOW TO USE VIDANGA
1. Vidanga Churna
a. Take ¼-½ teaspoon of Vidanga churna.
b. Take it along with honey or with lukewarm water preferably after meals.
2. Vidanga Capsule
a. Take 1-2 Vidanga capsule.
b. Swallow it with lukewarm water preferably after meals twice a day