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The world is now shifting its focus on safe, effective, and inexpensive indigenous remedies because almost no side effects occur from the medicines made from herbs, plants, spices, fruits, and oils. In addition, these medicines are harmless and cure diseases of their root and that too permanently in most cases.
A widely popular herbal fruit known by its Hindi name, Balam Kheera or Jhar Phanus, consists of various medicinal properties. Kigelia Pinnata (Bignoniaceae) and the Sausage Tree are other names of Balam Kheera that are commonly used outside India or in pharmaceutical terms. Balam Kheera is natively known as Kigelia (botanical name) in Africa. It is popular among Australians, the USA, and many parts of Southeast Asia.
Balam Kheera is known as cucumber or sausage tree because of the enormous fruits, which hang from long fibrous stalks. Cucumber in Hindi is known as 'Kheera’; thereby, it is known as ‘Balam Kheera'. It is a fruit abundantly found and cultivated in West Bengal and Southern India. It is widely grown in the tropical region as an ornamental roadside tree or on the riverbed. Before knowing the uses and benefits of Balam Kheera, let us understand its medicinal properties.
Balam Kheera has a natural antibacterial property that is why it has been used since time immemorial to fight bacterial infections, especially related to skin. An anti-microbial property accelerates the healing of the wound. It has proven to be highly effective in fighting bacteria called Bacillus subtilis (found in soil and gastrointestinal tract of humans), Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas, and many more.
According to World Health organization, there were 247 million malaria cases in 2021 compared to 245 million cases in 2020. Balam Kheera is rich in medicinal compounds that fight malaria. The stem of Balam Kheera contains excellent anti-malarial properties in terms of chloroquine (a drug commonly used to treat and prevent Malaria) and quinine (an anti-parasite that prevents Malaria).
The stem bark extract of Balam Kheera is proven to have an anti-amoebic property in its iridoids (a kind of chemical structure inside plants). In comparison with other medicinal herbs, fruits, or stems, Balam Kheera has the highest amount of anti-amoebic properties.
The plant extract of the Balam Kheera is found to have antioxidant properties, which makes it useful in liver-borne diseases. The stem of this plant is said to have more antioxidant properties than its leaves.
The fruits of Kigelia are scientifically proven to have anti-inflammatory properties. It is not as high in proportion as other drugs, but it does have a considerable amount.
The dried root of Balam Kheera is said to have powerful anti-cancerous properties. It is majorly used in treating Uterus Cancer and Alimentary Tract Cancer.
The uses and benefits of Balam Kheera are as follows:
The general dosage of Balam Kheera is as follows:
Powder: 1/2 tsp. twice a day with warm water after food.
Decoction: 3-4 tsp. with a half cup of water twice a day before food.
Balam Kheera is an extensive medicinal tree, and every part of this plant is highly beneficial for treating multiple diseases. Its leaves, stem, roots, flowers, and fruits have extraordinary benefits. You can find genuine quality of Balam Kheer at Healthy Bazar at best price. All the products on the website are genuine. One can also consult with Dr R.K Sharma, who has over 10 years of experience with a speciality in Panchakarma, Detoxification, and Rejuvenation therapy.