Solomons Seal, Mahameda, Coiling leaf Polygonatum

Solomons Seal, Mahameda, Coiling leaf Polygonatum

Sanskrit name: Mahameda, Tridanti, Devamani
Botanical name: Polygonatum cirrhifolium
Habitat: It is native to Asia.

 

Energetics:

  • Rasa (taste): Sweet
  • Virya (action): Cooling
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Sweet
  • Dosha (Constitution): Balances pitta and vata, aggravates Kapha

General information

Solomons seal or Coiling leaf Polygonatum is highly rich in natural sugar. It is found in the Himalayas and has been used as an aphrodisiac by Ayurveda Practitioners. It is an expectorant and keeps the body hydrated. This helps in pacifying Pitta Dosha. It acts as a stimulant and helps in treating digestive system related diseases. It can prove beneficial in common cold and cough like conditions.

Contraindications

No such information on side effects is available on this Herb. However, we recommend to consume this herb under proper medical guidance.

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