A common plant in the Ayurvedic medical system, bala means "strong" in English. It is a powerful herb that is used to improve the body's 
overall stamina and strengthen bones, muscles, and joints. The plant is known as a herb for beauty and is connected to the ancient Hindu 
Goddess of grace and beauty, Parvathi. It is a perennial herb with the scientific name Sida cordifolia with oblong or heart-shaped leaves 
bearing tiny, solitary, axillary, white blossoms.  Bala has exceptionally thick, sturdy stems and roots.
a plant that is indigenous to India and is found growing by roadways and waste areas. It is abundantly distributed in India and Sri 
Lanka's tropical and subtropical regions. Bala has been used traditionally for a very long time all over the world. The entire plant is 
extensively employed in the preparation of different ayurvedic medicinal compositions.

Bala is highly prized for having characteristics known as shukrala, which improve both the quality and quantity of sperm count. 
The primary functions of this traditional herbal medicine include CNS depressive, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, hypotensive, and 
hypoglycemic agent. It is the most effective nerve tonic for treating a variety of vata problems, cleanses the blood, treats piles, 
and promotes foetal growth and development. Cooked leaves are also useful for treating bleeding piles. All plant sections, especially 
the root, are thought to have unique medicinal properties.

1. Reduces Fatigue
This herb works well to treat weariness brought on by a busy lifestyle. According to Ayurveda, weariness is referred to as klama, 
and the main dosha that is out of balance is kapha. Due to its Balya (nature that provides strength) and Tridosha (balance providing) 
actions, using this formulation helps to reduce the feelings of exhaustion.

2. Healthen Skin
Bala herb aids in repairing, restoring, and revitalising the health of the skin and hair because it is incredibly rich in antioxidants 
and other essential nutrients. It has a long history of being known as a herb that enhances beauty. This traditional herbal remedy can 
be used topically and internally to provide the skin with the nourishment it needs and to repair the skin from the inside out. 
Bala also strengthens the scalp and promotes hair growth, and the oil can be applied to hair as a natural conditioner.

3. Effects that Reduce Inflammation
This herbal remedy is said to have strong anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. These properties are extremely important for 
reducing arthritic symptoms like joint and muscle pain, overcoming stiffness, and improving mobility. Direct application of bala powder 
paste to the affected area helps to reduce inflammation and provides relief from gout and arthritis.

4. Treatments for Urinary Issues
Bala is a natural diuretic herb that efficiently increases urine production and treats a number of renal conditions. To treat kidney 
problems and battle urinary tract infections, it is typically used with other natural herbs. Urinary incontinence is treated and the 
urinary system is strengthened by this strong herbal plant.

Other Names: 

Sida cordifolia, Country mallow, Heart-leaf sida, Badiyalaka, Bala, Baladaya, Berela, Bor sonborial, Kharinta, Barial, Chittuharalu, Hettuti-gida, Katturam, Chittamuttie, Chirubenda, Mailmanikkam, Bala, Chikana, Tupkaria, Bajromuli, Bisiripi, Chikana, Karaiti, Jangli methi, Yuan ye jin wu shi hua, Ke dong, Xin ye huang hua ren, Herbe de douze heyres, Maruba kingojika, Balu, Sida Kordifolia, Sida Serdtselistania, Escoba Negra, Escobilla, Llima, Ya khat bai pom