Punarnava Powder (Boerhaavia Diffusa) as in Ayurveda, is first line of medicine as diuretic for whole body oedema due to various reasons. Literally meaning “the one that renews", Punarnava is well known in Ayurveda for its health promoting qualities. Punarnava is found helpful to reduce joint inflammation with Oedema when taken 1 teaspoon with 2-3 pinch Dr. Herbalist Ginger Powder and ½ cup warm milk.
The glucose-lowering effects of Psyllium may be mediated by slowing the access of glucose to the small intestine, delaying gastric emptying, or through carbohydrate digestion and absorption.
Scientific study has presence of nitrates of potassium and alkaloids, which targets and improves glomerulus filtration rate of kidney. Punarnava is helpful to remove extra fluids accumulated in stomach lining due to early liver affections and chronic peritonitis.
Punarnava Powder is also given with other herbs like ginger & vacha/ calamus (Acorus) to help to reduce inflammation in alveolus of lungs and ultimately formation of mucus. This helps to diminish cough and cold in body.
Water infusion with Punarnava Powder helps to remove toxic waste and other impurities from body through urine. It helps to reduce swelling of urinary tract and burning sensation while urinating. Regular intake of water infusion of Punarnava supports cardiac wellbeing and reduces swelling in heart muscle layers. It also helps to remove overall water retention, heavy feeling of body and helps to reduce weight.
An ideal herbal diuretic - helps to increase urine output & prevents water retention in body
Useful in ascitis and as emmenagogue
Regular use increases digestion and hemoglobin levels
Prepare hot water infusion – Take 2 teaspoon powder and add to 100ml boiling water, stir thoroughly, put off the flame, keep covered for 6 hours, filter the solution and drink the infusion empty stomach