Common Indian Plants used in Homoeopathy

Aegle marmelos
Aegle marmelos (Linn.) Correa
(Bel fruit)
Common Name
Bel fruit
Sriphala, Bilwa
Bengal quince

        It is indigenous to India and is found wild all over sub-Himalayan forests. It is considered to be very auspicious and sacred to Hindus as it is offered to Lord Shiva. It is considered as an emblem of fertility.

      The fruit is mainly used for treating diarrhoea & dysentery. Mostly half ripe fruit is used for medicinal purposes.

Homoeopathic uses

        Conjunctivitis & Styes - Pain, stitching with sensation of dust particles in eyes with lachrymation. Stye, mostly over upper eyelids.

      Rhinitis (Cold & Coryza) - With the symptoms of coryza, sneezing, redness of eyes and blockage of nose.

      Coccygodynia - Pain in coccyx especially on getting up and better by walking.

      Nocturnal seminal emission with amorous dreams.

      Chronic dysentery - Alternate diarrhoea & constipation, stool, loose with mucus.


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