Prickly Chaff Flowers or Achyranthes Aspera and sometimes called Devils Horse Whip is a powerful healing agent from India and China that’s used extensively in Ayurvedic Medicine in India.
Prickly Chaff Flowers grows in Europe, Asia, Nepal, Australia and many other countries.
Prickly Chaff Flowers have many healing qualities that are very useful… it’s a very important herbal remedy around the world.
Detoxing – Prickly Chaff Flower is a powerful diuretic agent helping to get rid of excess water and detox the body.
Boosts Immune System – Prickly Chaff Flowers boost your immune system with powerful antioxidants.
Diabetes – Prickly Chaff Flowers lowers blood sugar making great for diabetics.
Alkalising – Prickly Chaff Flowers are very alkaline thus helping to prevent disease such as cardiovascular disease and cancer caused by body acidity.
Cancer – Prickly Chaff Flowers contains saponins that are powerful anticancer agents.
Antidepressant – Studies show that Prickly Chaff Flowers have a powerful antidepressant effect.
Uterine Problems – Studies show that Prickly Chaff Flowers create regular periods and good uterine health.
Weight Loss – Studies show that Prickly Chaff Flowers have the ability to delay absorption of fats.
Anti-inflammatory – Prickly Chaff Flowers are a powerful anti-inflammatory agent for arthritis, joint disease… plus and inflammation of internal organs and the uterus.
Antioxidants – Prickly Chaff Flowers contain 4 different kinds of saponins which are powerful antioxidants.
Lowers Blood Pressure – Prickly Chaff Flower contains alkaloids that open up blood vessels and thus help to lower blood pressure.
Lowers Heart Rate – This important herb also slows a racing heart and creates calm.
GI Tract – Prickly Chaff Flowers are a bitter that soothes the GI tract and calms the stomach and intestines… and works well for getting rid of nausea and vomiting.
Asthma – Prickly Chaff Flowers open up the lungs making it great for bronchitis and asthma. In India the flowers are made into a paste with equal equal amounts of garlic and black pepper to treat asthma and bronchitis – take 1/2 teaspoon 3 to 4 times a day… also works well for fevers associated with colds and flues.
Expectorant – Prickly Chaff Flowers are a good agent for getting rid of excess mucus in the lungs.
Edema and Ascites – Because Prickly Chaff Flowers are a diuretic it also helps to get rid of ascites and edema.
Laxative – In large doses this great plant is a very good laxative for constipation.
Kidney Stones – Because Prickly Chaff Flowers are a good diuretic it flushes out kidney stones.
Urinary Infections – Prickly Chaff Flowers help to ride the bladder of invading bacteria.
Anemia – In India Prickly Chaff Flowers powder is added to milk to increase red blood cell production… and it also soothes away GI tract problems.
Lowers Cholesterol – Prickly Chaff Flowers lower LDL or bad cholesterol and triglycerides with saponins.
Hemorrhoids – Used topically as an infusion or made into an ointment Prickly Chaff Flowers works well for hemorrhoids.
Antimicrobial – Prickly Chaff Flowers are anti-fungal and antibacterial in action important for keeping way disease.
Tooth Powder – Prickly Chaff seeds can be ground with salt into a find powder, it cleans and whitens your teeth like nothing else… and stops your gums from bleeding. And the dried stems of the plant can be used as a toothbrush.
Rashes – The roots can be made into a powder and made into a paste… or the juice of the stems can be added to sesame seed oil and used to heal skin wounds and itchy red skin.
Parts Used – The flowers, seeds, leaves and the roots can all be used for healing.
Edible – In China Prickly Chaff Flowers are grown for food because they are very high in protein.
Finding – You can order Prickly Chaff Flower herb on-line just google “Buy Devils Horse Whip Herb” and it will come up… or you can ask for it at your local health food store.
Prickly Chaff Flowers is a powerful healing herb that should be in your medicine cabinet.
This article is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form.
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