Sanskrit name: Shigru, Munaga
Botanical name: Moringa oleifera
Habitat: It is native to India.
- Rasa (taste): Pungent, Bitter, Sweet
- Virya (action): Heating
- Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Pungent
- Dosha (Constitution): Balances kapha and vata, aggravates pitta
Drumstick is used as a vegetable and is highly nutritious. It is a rich source of Vitamin A and C, calcium and iron. This herb helps to strengthen the bones and its anti-inflammatory activity helps to treat joint pains. It boosts the immune power of the body with its rich source of vitamins and minerals. It also possesses antifungal properties and is beneficial in treating allergies and infections. It promotes proper digestion and regulates the metabolic activities and bowel movements.
No such information on side effects is available on this Herb. However, we recommend to consume this herb under proper medical guidance.