Scammony (Saqmonia) سقمونیا

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Overview

Scammony refers to a resinous gum obtained from the root of various species of the Convolvulus plant, particularly Convolvulus scammonia. The plant is native to the Middle East and has been historically used for its medicinal properties. Scammony resin has been utilized as a purgative (a substance that induces bowel movements) and has been a traditional remedy for constipation.

Benefits

Laxative Properties:

Scammony has been traditionally used as a purgative or laxative. It was believed to induce bowel movements and relieve constipation. The active compounds in scammony resin, such as glycosides and resins, are thought to contribute to its laxative effects by irritating the intestines and promoting peristalsis.

Traditional Medicine:

Historically, scammony was used in traditional medicine for various gastrointestinal issues, primarily constipation. It was often administered in small doses due to its potent effects on the digestive system.

Expectorant Properties:

In some traditional systems of medicine, scammony has been used as an expectorant to help clear mucus from the respiratory tract. However, its use for this purpose is less common compared to its historical use as a laxative.

Additional information

Form

Whole (ثابت), Powder (پسا ہوا)

Weight

10 Grams, 50 Grams, 100 Grams, 250 Grams, 500 Grams