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East Indian Globe Thistle/Gul Mandi also known as Sphaeranthus Indicus is a medicinal plant that is widely found in Southeast Asia. The antibacterial and antimicrobial properties of the plant make it effective in treating skin infections. It is currently being researched in India as a potential natural remedy for psoriasis. The roots and seeds are useful in eliminating parasitic worms. The herb is also reported as a tonic to treat indigestion, asthma, leucoderma and dysentery. The flowers are credited with alterative, depurative and tonic properties.
Also known as Sphaeranthus indicus is a medicinal plant. The antibacterial and antimicrobial properties of the plant make it effective in treating skin infections. The herb is also reported as a tonic to treat indigestion, asthma, leucoderma and dysentery.
According to Ayurveda, this herb is hot, laxative, digestible, tonic, fattening, alterative, anthelmintic and alexipharmic. It is used in insanity, tuberculosis, indigestion, bronchitis, spleen diseases, elephantiasis, anemia, pain in uterus and vagina, piles, asthma, leucoderma, dysentery, vomiting, hemicrania,
Useful In Eliminating Parasitic Worms
Treating skin infections like scabies
Treats Indigestion, Asthma, Leucoderma
Used In Tuberculosis and Bronchitis
Used in Spleen Diseases
Helps to purify blood
It contains substances that are very irritating to the digestive tract, causing stomach pain and diarrhea. Fresh globe flower can also irritate the kidney, bladder, and other parts of the urinary tract. There isn’t enough reliable information to know if taking dried globe flower by mouth is safe or what the side effects might be.