Varuna, named after the God of Water in Sanskrit, attains its name because of its effect on the bodily fluids and urinary system. It’s a diuretic herb used to treat kidney stones and urinary tract infections. It is also a good blood purifier that maintains homeostasis. Varun might help relieve constipation due to its laxative property as it loosens stools and promotes bowel movement. It is also useful in gout due to its anti-inflammatory property as it reduces joint pain and inflammation.
What are the synonyms of Varun?
Varun is also known as Three leaved caper, Holy garglic pear, lengam tree, triune leaf tree, sacred lingam tree, barna, barun, bila, bilasi, maralingam, ulimiri chettu, bhatavarna, adhicharam.
Benefits of Varuna
1. Prevents Kidney Stones (Urolithiasis)
2. Controls Urinary Tract Infection
3. Improves Appetite & Digestion
4. Alleviates Joint Pain
Yes, Varun may be useful in managing kidney stones. Varun contains a component that reduces the tendency of stone formation in the kidneys. It also promotes the removal of kidney stones.
Yes, Varun is useful in gout as it contains certain constituents with anti-inflammatory properties. These constituents inhibit protein activity responsible for stimulating inflammation and manage pain and inflammation associated with gout.
According to Ayurveda, Gout occurs due to an imbalance of Vata dosha. It results in inflammation or swelling in the affected area. Varun helps manage gout symptoms like inflammation or swelling due to its Vata balancing and Sothhar (anti-inflammatory) properties.
Varun has laxative properties that help loosen stools, promote bowel movement, and relieve constipation.
According to ayurveda, Constipation is a condition that generally occurs due to weak or poor digestion. This leads to the formation and accumulation of Ama (toxins). Varun has Deepan (appetizer) and Pachan (digestion) properties that help improve digestion, manage constipation, and prevent toxin formation.
Yes, Varun might be beneficial in blood disorders due to its Kashaya (astringent) property. It helps to purify the blood and prevents certain conditions that occur due to impure blood (like acne or boils on the skin).
Varun improves digestion and helps to digest the food easily. This is due to its Ushna (hot) nature.
Although enough scientific evidence is not available, Varun may help manage benign prostate enlargement in traditional medicine. It has anti-inflammatory properties, and it also improves the flow of the urine.
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