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Medicinal Benefits of Malkangni Oil

Malkangni tree with seeds and flowers
Malkangni tree with seeds and flowers
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Before starting the benefits of this miraculous oil i.e. Benefits of Malkangni OilLet me share my views on why I am going to write this topic today. The 21st century can be said as the ‘age of maladies and disasters’. Since from ages, we human beings are suffering from deadly diseases and mishaps. A few decades back, the mortality rate among human beings was very high. Due to poor hygiene, lack of health care possibilities, lack of knowledge and many other factors contributed towards human mortality.

Malkangni tree with seeds and flowers
Malkangni tree with seeds and flowers

With the advancement of willpower and senses, human beings became curious to find out the best treatment and prevention of diseases. Nowadays many kinds of treatments, drugs and clinical facilities are available. All these things are slowly decreasing the mortality graph. ‘Prevention is better than cure’. It is a well-known fact and also a right one.

Most of the advanced technologies promise to cure the disorder not to uproot them. Surgeries, laser treatments, transplants, drugs, antibiotics all the healing process are effective but only for a period of time. They can’t uproot the illness totally from the body; they are only able to cut the growing roots.

Dry Malkangni seeds
Dry Malkangni seeds

Here we will be talking about Ayurveda. It can be said as the best form of healing; apart from healing Ayurveda offers you a vast field of prevention and a life free from diseases. Ayurveda is practiced since from immemorial times. The concept of Ayurveda is to live natural and live healthily. Ayurvedic treatments include natural herbs and medicinal plants. Ayurvedic treatment is not only to cure body; it’s about to purify your spirit from the tremendous energy that is the almighty god.

Malkangani or Malkangni or Jyotishmati

it is a climber shrub that is found all across India especially in Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, and Kashmir. This herb is an Ayurvedic medicine and can also be called as the ‘Nectar in present world’. As in the mythical stories; nectar; ‘amrit’ was a liquid substance that was the way to immortality. Similarly, in the present era, Ayurvedic herbs are the nectar. Malkangani is the Hindi term. It belongs to kingdom Plantae and Celastraceae family. Its binomial name is ‘Celastrus paniculatus’.

In Sanskrit term, it is also known as ‘Jyotishmati’ and in Chinese it is called ‘deng you teng’. It is an Ayurvedic herbal medicine that is full of benefits. Malkangani tree grows well in drained soil; although it can be grown in any soil but the drained soil is best suited. Most probably, the seeds and oil are used as an ingredient herb to prepare Ayurvedic medicines.

Benefits of Malkangni Oil
Malkangni Oil

The oil has a pungent smell with brown color and the ripe seeds are yellowish in color. The oil extracted is full of benefits; it is processed with nanoparticles for maximum benefits. Malkangani oil is full of benefits. In Ayurveda science, it is recognized as one of the best herbal medicine. It has many therapeutic uses.

Some of the health benefits of Malkangani oil are listed below:


1. Improves memory

Malkangani oil is best suited to increase memory power. ½ teaspoon of malkangani oil in warm milk increases memory power and activates the body parts.Those kids who are naturally towards studies and day-to-day chores; malkangani oil is best for them. It sharpens your willpower and is a good memory enhancer. Not only this, Malkangani oil is also capable to cure nervous disorder called ‘Paralysis’.



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