Apamarga Latjira is a great medicinal plant with an impressive background. It is a perennial herb that is commonly found in the Indian subcontinent region, especially in India and Nepal. It has been used as an anti-inflammatory agent in Ayurveda for many centuries.

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Other Names: apamarg seeds, latjira, latjira

Hindi – चिरचिटा, लटजीरा, चिरचिरा, चिचड़ा
Urdu – Chirchita
English – Washerman’s plant, Rough chaff flower, The prickly-chaff flower, apamarg seeds, latjira
Sanskrit – अपामार्ग, शिखरी, अधशल्य, मयूरक, मर्कटी, दुर्ग्रहा, किणिही, खरमंजरी, प्रत्यक्फूली
Assamese – Apang
Kannada – Uttarani
Konkani – Kantmogro
Gujarati – Aghedo
Tamil – Nayu ruvi
Telugu – Apamargamu
Bengali – Apang, Chirchiti
Nepali – Dativan
Punjabi – Kutri, Puthkhanda
Marathi – Aghada
Malayalam – Vankatlati, Katalati
Arabic – Atkumah
Persian – Kharevazhum

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Taking Achyranthes aspera powder with honey improves digestion due to its Deepan (appetizer) and Pachan (digestive) characteristics, according to Ayurveda.

Because of its astringent and anti-inflammatory properties, administering the juice of Achyranthes aspera leaves directly to the affected area may aid in wound healing. Because of its anti-ulcer and gastroprotective properties, it can also be used to treat ulcers.

It is best to mix the leaves or root paste of Achyranthes aspera with water or milk before putting it to the skin, as the hot potency may cause skin rashes and irritation.

Apamarg (Achyranthes aspera) Advantages

1. Constipation

Achyranthes aspera has great Deepan (appetizer) and Pachan (digestive) characteristics, which aid in digestion and the reduction of Ama in the body.

2. Cold and cough

Apamarga Kshar (Apamarga ash) is a powerful remedy for eliminating excess Kapha in the body and providing cough relief due to its Ushna virya function.

3. Fistulas or Piles

Achyranthes aspera also has Virechak (purgative) properties that help loosen feces, enhance bowel movement, and reduce the danger of piles or fistula in ano.

4. Worms

Because of its Krimighna (anti-worm) properties, Achyranthes aspera minimizes the danger of worm infestation in the gut.

5. Renal calculi

When taken orally, Achyranthes aspera has Tikshna (sharp) and Mutral (diuretic) qualities that aid in the breakdown and elimination of renal calculus (kidney stone).

What is the best way to use Achyranthes aspera?

1. Apamarga Juice + Water

a. Take 1-2 teaspoon Apamarga Juice
b. Add the same amount of water
c. Take it once a day before eating.

2. Apamarga Churna dipped in honey or water

a. Take 14 to 12 teaspoon Apamarga Churna
b. Mix with honey or water
c. Take after lunch and dinner.

3. Capsule of Apamarga or Apamarga kshara with water

a. Take 1-2 Apamarga or Apamarga kshara capsules with water after lunch and dinner.

4. Honey Apamarga Kshar

After lunch and dinner, take 1- 2 pinch Apamarga Kshar with honey.