Jan 5, 2014

Waykaran - Vadhanarayanan

Botanical Name: Delonix elata , Delonix Regia
Family: Caesalpiniaceae (Gulmohar family)
Common Name: White Gulmohar, White Poincian
Sanskrit: Siddhesvara
Hindi: Waykaran, Samrsro, Sanesro, Sandeshra( वयकरण, समरसरो, सनेसरो , संदेशरा )
Tamil: Vadhanarayanan, Perungondrai, Vadanarayanan (வாத நாராயணன்)
Malayalam: Vadhanarayanan വാദനാരായണൻ
Kannada: Kempukenjiga, nirangi, vatanarayana
Marathi: Sanchaila, sankasura
Telugu: Chinna seribiseri, Chitti keshwaramu (చిన్న సెరిబిసిరి, చిట్టి కేశ్వరము)

Delonix elata is an erect tree, 6-10 m tall, with ash-colored bark. Leaves are 6-20 cm long, double-compound, like Gulmohar. Flowers are white in the beginning, turning yellow orange; the upper petal is smaller and darker in colour, almost circular, curled at the margins, 2.5 cm long. Within India, it is found wild in some parts of peninsular India and frequently planted as an avenue tree.

Health Benefits
To alleviate the Knee pain and joint pain, the extract of the Waykaran can be given for once or twice a week.

- When taken with garlic, it gives a notable relief from all the gastric problems and stomach related diseases.

- Externally it can be applied to treat wounds and Joint pain

Morning - Mix 5 grams of powder in 100 ml water and boil the content for few minutes. Filter the content and drink it before food. Repeat the same for evening after dinner.

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