Baheda a Medicinal tree and its uses.


The seeds of Behada fruit are bitter, quench thirst, control vomiting, remove vata and cures bronchitis. The skin of the fruits cures kapha and it is especially effective in case of throat and respiratory problem. Its seeds reduce pain and swelling, but excess quantity causes vomiting. In case of stomach disorders it is unique beneficial over other medicines to strengthen the stomach.

Baheda a medicinal tree and its uses.


Behada is said to be most effective on kapha and beneficial for eyes & eye diseases, increases hair, cures soreness of throat, nose problems, purifies blood, throat diseases, cough, heart disease, anemia, jaundice, white "Lep" rosy and destroys germs. In case of stomach disorders it is unique beneficial over other medicines to strengthen the stomach. The seeds of Behada fruit are bitter, quench thirst, control vomiting, remove vata and cures bronchitis. The skin of the fruits cures kapha and it is especially effective in case of throat and respiratory problem. Its seeds reduce pain and swelling, but excess quantity causes vomiting.

Introduction:
Behada a medicinal tree is grown all over the country especially in the lower hilly areas. The leaves fall down in the month of February and new leaves come, the flowers blossom till the month of May and fruits ripe by January or February of the next year.

The tree grows up to a height of 60 to 80 feet, the trunk is straight with dark brown color, leaves are around three to eight inches long, broad, oval in shape and grow in bunches at the tip of the branches.

The flowers are white or yellow in color, the stems are around three to six inches long, the flowers growing on upper part and lower part. The fruits are around half inch in diameter, round, fibrous, grayish colored and narrow at bottom. The Baheda fruit is a seed like fruit and looks striped and somewhat like pentagon in shape after drying.

Chemical composition:
The Baheda fruit have certain chemical composition that contains Tannin, B-Cetosterol, Gaelic acid, Elegiac acid and Ethyl etc. The shining yellow colored oil is extracted from the seed.

Behada's Medicinal Use / Qualities:
The Behada tree have medicinal qualities and uses in Ayurvedicpathy to removes all the three doshas. Its use is said to be most effective on kapha and beneficial for eyes & eye diseases, increases hair, cures soreness of throat, nose problems, purifies blood, throat diseases, cough, heart disease, and destroys germs. In case of stomach disorders it is unique beneficial over other medicines to strengthen the stomach. The fruit pulp heals boil on eyelid. Behada fruit's skin is beneficial in case of Anemia, Jaundice and white "Lep" rosy. The seeds Behada fruit are bitter, quench thirst, control vomiting, remove vata and cures bronchitis. The skin of the fruits cures kapha and it is especially effective in case of throat and respiratory problem. Its seeds reduce pain and swelling, but excess quantity causes vomiting. Baheda cure disorders of rasa, blood and fat along with voice disruption, kapha, and pitta. Baheda is laxative, mild, hot and beneficial in case of voice disruption, destroys germs, eye diseases and removes kapha.

Familyname: Combretaceae

Other popular names of Beheda:
Terminalia Bellirica Roxb, Vibhitak, Aksha, Karshaphal, Kalidrum, Bayeda, Vadikaya, Tanikooya, Tarekapi, Balelaj and Talelah.

Note: Every one may not have the ability to analyse his / her body type as such the use of herb ingredients may not be beneficial or may act as problematic. Hence the herb Ingredients may be used under the guidance of Medical Practitioner.

Reference: http://www.best-home-remedies.com


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