Jadwar (Delphinium denudatum) is a plant that belongs to the Ranunculaceae (buttercups) family. Also known as Nirvisha or Nirvishi, this herb holds significant value in the Ayurvedic system of medicine due to its strong neuroprotective and cardioprotective properties. It alleviates Vata disorders such as hemiplegia, facial paralysis, and convulsions, thanks to its neuroprotective effects. Additionally, it serves as a digestive stimulant, removing Ama from the system, and enhancing appetite and digestion. This traditional remedy is effective in treating gastrointestinal issues associated with Kapha and Ama dosha.

The word nirvisha means something that counteracts the effects of poison. Traditionally, it is used to treat Vatsanabha poisoning, toxicity, and bites from snakes and spiders. For animal bites, such as those from snakes, insects, or spiders, jadwar is administered both internally and externally. The roots of jadwar are widely utilized in Ayurveda for various medicinal and therapeutic applications.

Other Names

Jadwar is known by different vernacular names, including Larkspur, Nirvishi, and Nirvisha. In Hindi, it is referred to as Jadwar, while in Sanskrit, it is known as Avisha, Nirvisha, and Vivisha.

Jadwar Asli Benefits

Promotes DigestionJadwar is highly effective in reducing inflammation and addressing gastrointestinal issues prevalent in Kapha dominance. As a powerful digestive stimulant, it enhances the secretion of digestive juices, thereby boosting appetite and digestion.

Augments Heart HealthThe cardioprotective properties of jadwar root significantly improve blood circulation through the arteries and optimize heart functions. It also reduces bad cholesterol levels while increasing good cholesterol, thus lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases, heart attacks, and strokes.

Boosts Cognitive FunctionsJadwar serves as an effective brain tonic that enhances cognitive functions, improving memory, focus, and attention. It is also used to treat epilepsy, hysteria, tremors, migraines, and convulsions in infants.

Heals Insect BitesThis traditional herbal medicine is commonly utilized for healing bites from insects and animals. It is also used for treating Vatsanabha poisoning. The paste made from jadwar roots, when mixed with water, can be applied to insect bites, snake bites, spider bites, and other animal-origin bites to heal the wound and expedite recovery.

Remedies InfectionResearch strongly supports the use of jadwar in treating infections such as the common cold, cough, flu, jaundice, and asthma. Additionally, it is beneficial for addressing arthritis, rheumatism, toothache, and various skin disorders.