Bala

Anti-inflammatory

Stimulating, strengthening, and energizing. Used for weight loss, boosting physical endurance and strength; good for athletes and bodybuilders.

Parts Used

Stem and roots

Characteristics

  • anti-asthmatic

  • anti-inflammatory

  • aphrodisiac

  • diuretic

Benefits

  • arthritis treatment

  • soothes excited nerves

  • reduce pain and inflammation

  • sooth nerves for paralysis, cervical spondylosis, facial paralysis etc

  • male and female infertility

  • reduces hemorrhage

  • strengthens immune system

  • treatment of asthma and nasal congestion

  • alleviates symptoms of olds, flu, and chills

  • treatment for headache

Allies

Folklore and History

Associated with Parvathi, the ancient Hindu Goddess of beauty and grace.

Cautions

Do not take in excess if taken internally.