10 Medicinal benefits of Drumstick tree which will amaze you

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In our earlier post of drumstick benefits, we talked about its description and 10 health benefits. Today, this is our second post on Drumstick, and here we will be talking its another 10 benefits.

The plant of drumstick is very common, and can be easily found in native places. Many people plant it at their homes too. The flowers, leaves and fruits all are edible ones thus, is widely commercially used.

drumstick tree with fruits

drumstick tree with fruits

Health benefits of Drumstick tree:

1. Treats Meningitis-

  • Grind the bark of drumstick tree, mixed in water to form a watery kind of solution.
  • Put its 1-2 drops in the nostrils, or give this to the patient to drink.

2. Good for toothache

  • Extract the gum of the plant, and keep it in the mouth.
  • It cures rottening and decaying of teeth.
  • Thus it also cures toothache causing due to that.

3. Improves body’s health-

  • The leaves of drumstick tree can do miracles for your health.
  • Take a handful of its tender leaves and make it boil in a liter of water.
  • Boil till the water gets half or lesser than that.
  • Drink that water twice a day.
  • It is very nutritious and increases your appetite.

4. Makes your voice softer-

  • Take the root of drumstick tree and make a decoction of it.
  • Give its decoction for gargles.
  • It cures hoarseness of voice and makes your softer.

5. Treatment for Stomach ache-

  • Mix 100 gm of drumstick bark with 5 gm asfoetida and 20 gm shunthi.
  • Grind them in water and prepare tablets of 1 gm each.
  • Give 1 tablet, 2-3 times a day.
  • It cures stomach ache due to indigestion or accumulation of wind.

6. Kills Intestinal worms-

  • Cook its pod and give this to the patient.
  • It kills the intestinal worms.

7. Easy removal of placenta-

  • Give 100 gm decoction of its bark with 20 gm jaggery mixed in it.
  • It strengthens the uterus for contractions, thus eased in easy removal of placenta.

8. Treats Ringworm-

  • Grind the bark of its root in water and make a paste of it.
  • Apply this paste on the affected area.
  • It treats infection caused due to ringworm.

9. Aids in Ascites-

  • Prepare hot or cold infusion of its 50 gm root in 200 ml water.
  • Give this to the patient, in small amounts.
  • It causes excess urination and cures swelling.

10. Treats pain due to wound or sprain-

  • Grind drumstick leaves with equal amount of sesame seeds.
  • Apply the paste and sit under the sun.
  • It cures pain due to wound or sprain.

12. Cures Arthritis

  • Grind its fresh root with ginger and mustard.
  • Apply this paste on the affected area.
  • It cures arthritis pain and also relieves the joints.

Drumstick tree is full of benefits. If you too are suffering from any of the problems listed above, the please give it a try.

Share your experiences with us and do share the post to all. Take care and live well!

She is a learner and health conscious person. She is always interested in seeking knowledge regarding Ayurveda, herbal medicine and Yoga to cure any health ailments naturally.

She holds a Bachelor Degree in Alternative Medicine and interested in Naturopathy.

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