Bilva – Aegle marmelos
Description– The Sacred Antidysentric herb among the Dashmool
Common name– Bilva, Bael, Bel
Sanskrit name– Bilva
Botanical name– Aegle marmelos
Effects on doshas– Vata & Kapha balancing
Common Uses – Bilva is said to be one of the climate purifiers as it helps to detoxify pollutants as well as emits more oxygen to the atmosphere than other plants. External application of powder with mustard oil cures burns. It helps in diarrhea with sticky stool or stools with mucus and also in amoebic dysentery. It lowers the blood sugar level, cholesterol, and blood urea. It is anti-bilious, anti cancerous, anti-parasitic, antipyretic, carminative, digestive, stimulant, tonic, and has laxative properties.
Dose– 1-3 grams of powder per day
Product description – It is the main ingredient in Vatskadi Tablets, Bilva Oil, Anu Oil, Dashmool Yavakut, Chyavanprash.