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Vijaysar Health Benefits, Uses, Dosage and Side Effects

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By NS Desk 23-Dec-2020

Vijaysar Health Benefits

Vijaysar is a herb with high medicinal uses. It is widely used in Ayurveda and is also known as Rasayana (rejuvenating). The bark of Vijayasaris known as "The miracle cure for diabetes" because, according to the Ayurvedic view, it is quite beneficial for diabetes due to the presence of tikta (bitter) property in it. Due to the presence of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties in Vijayasar, it can help to keep blood sugar levels in check. You can take about 1 to 2 capsules of Vijaysar once a day or drink glass water kept overnight in a glass made from Vijayasar wood to manage diabetes and weight loss.
 
Due to the presence of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties in Vijayasar, it can help manage liver problems, heart diseases, reduce the level of bad cholesterol and fatty acids, weight loss and is also effective against free radicals that cause damage to cells. The presence of antidiarrheal and antihelmintic properties in Vijayasar can help manage diarrhea, reduce the frequency of stool, and get rid of intestinal worms. 
 
Vijayasar is very beneficial for the skin as well. Due to the presence of antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties in Vijayasar, it can be applied in Vijaysar powder mixed with water to the skin for treating various skin problems. It can also help in faster healing of the wound and can be applied to wounds in the form of Vijayasarleaf juice mixed with honey for faster healing. 
 
However, it should be noted that Vijayasar can cause a reduction in blood sugar levels. Thus, you should keep your blood sugar levels in check when consuming Vijayasar with antidiabetic drugs.
 
Vijaysar Health Benefits: Treating diseases/ health problems with the help of vijayasar
 
● Diabetes
Due to the presence of kapha – pitta balancing and tikka properties in vijayasar, it can help manage blood sugar levels and improve the metabolism rate.
 
● Diabetic complications
Due to kashaya (astringent) property in vijayasar, it can help treat variousdiabetic symptoms like fatigue,frequent urination, excessive thirst, and overeating.
 
● Bleeding disorders
Due to pitta balancing and kashaya (astringent) properties in vijayasar, it can help manage blood diseases. 
 
● Obesity
According to the Ayurvedic view, due to kapha balancing and ama (harmful remains in the body due to indigestion) reducing properties in vijayasar, it can help manage obesity, reduce the levels of toxins in the body, and improves metabolism rate. 
 
● Gastrointestinal disorders
Due to kashaya (astringent) and ama (harmful remains in the body due to indigestion) reducing properties in vijayasar, it can help in irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion, and diarrhea.
 
● Premature greying of hair
Due to pitta balancing and kashaya(astringent) properties in vijayasar, it can help manage premature greying of hair.
 
● Skin disorders
Due to kashaya's (astringent) properties in vijayasar, it can help manage various skin disorders like inflammation and swelling.
 
● Wound healing
Due to the cold effect of vijayasar, it can help heal wounds and reduce pain and swelling.
 
● Toothache
Due to the presence of kashaya (astringent) property in vijayasar, it can help relieve toothache. 
 
Forms of vijayasarin Ayurveda along with recommended dosage
Vinaysar is available in various forms that can help in treating different disorders. It is available in the form of churna, capsule, juice, or paste. It is heavily used in Ayurveda to cure different types of diseases. If you have no doctor regarding the dosage of vijayasar, you can follow the dosages given below.
● Vijayasarchurna–Take about ¼ to ½ teaspoon two times a day.
● Vijayasarcapsules – Take about 1 to 2 capsules two times a day.
● Vijayasar paste –Take about ¼ to ½ twice a day.
● Vijayasarpowder – Take about ½ to 1 teaspoon two times a day.
● Vijayasarjuice –Take about 1 to 2 teaspoon two times a day.
 
Ayurvedic care with the help of vijayasar
 
Vijayasarchurna
● Take a glass of lukewarm water.
● Swallow ¼ to ½ teaspoon of vijayasarchurna with it. 
● Use this remedy, preferably after meals.
 
Vijayasarcapsule
● Take a glass of lukewarm water.
● Swallow 1 to 2 capsules of vijayasar with it.
● Use this remedy, preferably after meals.
 
Vijayasar glass tumbler 
● Fill a glass made of Vijayasar with water.
● Keep this glass of water overnight.
● Drink it in the morning on an empty stomach. (Water will turn brown). 
● This remedy will help to manage diabetes.
 
Vijayasar powder
● Take some water.
● Add about ½ to 1 teaspoon of Vijayasar powder to it.
● Make a paste.
● Apply gently on the affected area.
● Let it stay for some time.
● Then wash it with running water.
● It would be best if you used this remedy 1 to 2 times a week.
● This remedy will help to prevent swelling and pain.
 
Vijayasarleaf juice
● Take some honey.
● Add about ½ to 1 teaspoon of Vijayasar leaf juice to it.
● Mix it.
● Apply it to the affected area.
● Let it stay for some time.
● Then wash it with running water.
● Use this remedy once or twice a day.
● This will help in faster healing of wounds.
 
Precautionary guide while using vijayasar
Although vijayasar is blessed with various magical benefits like it can help to manage debates and lived problems. It is also helpful for different skin problems and gastrointestinal disorders. However, there are certain precautions that you must consider before using Vijayasar.
 
● Constipation
Due to the presence of kashaya property in vijayasar, you should avoid taking vijayasaror use it under a doctor's supervision. This is because it can make constipation worse. 
 
● Breastfeeding
Since sufficient evidence is not available; thus, you are advised to use vijayasarunder the doctor's supervision during breastfeeding.
 
● Pregnancy 
Since sufficient evidence is not available; thus, you are advised to use vijayasar under the doctor's supervision during breastfeeding.
 
● Diabetic patients 
If you are taking antidiabetic drugs with vijayasar, you must keep your blood sugar levels in check. This is because vijayasar can interfere with blood sugar levels.
 
● Allergy
In hypersensitive skin, avoid using vijayasar directly on the skin and use it with some base like coconut oil or rose water.
 
FAQ's about Vijayasar
Q Explain the chemical composition of vijayasar
A. Due to the presence of phenolic compounds, alkaloids, tannins, proteins, liquiritigenin, and isoliquiritigenin in vijayasar, it has antihyperglycemic, antidiarrheal, and anti-hemorrhagic properties. 
 
Q How much is the shelf life of vijayasar wood?
A. The shelf life of vijayasar wood is 3 years.
 
Q What is the price range of Vijayasar wood?
A. The price range of Vijayasar wood is between Rs150 to 700.
 
Q Is it important to stop using regular medicine while using herbal medicine tumbler?
A. No, it is fine to use herbal medicine tumbler with your regular medicine. However, keep a check on your blood sugar levels.
 
Q Is it safe to drink water in Vijayasar wood tumbler?
A. Yes, it is safe to drink water from vijayasar wood tumbler. It is quite beneficial for managing diabetes, as well.
 
Q Is Vijayasar helpful for diarrhea?
A. Yes, due to the presence of anti-diarrhea activity in vijayasar, it can help treat diarrhea. According to certain studies, due to the presence of flavonoidscan help in reducing the frequency of stool and managing diarrhea. The hardwood extract of vijayasar is quite beneficial for this purpose.
Q Is drinking water from Vijayasar wood tumbler helpful for managing diabetes?
A Yes, due to the presence of antidiabetic property in vijayasar, drinking water from vijayasar wood tumbler can help manage diabetes. This is due to the presence of flavonoids in Vijayasar. According to certain studies, epicatechin is a type of flavonoid present in the bark of vijayasar wood. This flavonoid helps treat diabetes since it helps improve insulin production, protests beta cells regenerate beta cells that are required in insulin production. Thus, it can help to manage diabetes.
 
Vijayasar glass tumbler 
● Fill a glass made of vijayasar with water.
● Keep this glass of water overnight.
● Drink it in the morning on an empty stomach. (Water will turn brown). 
● This remedy will help to manage diabetes.
However, you need to check your blood sugar levels since vijayasar can interfere with blood sugar levels.
 
Q Is vijayasar helpful for leucoderma?
A. Although sufficient evidence is not available regarding the role of vijayasar in leucoderma; however, it can help manage skin disorders like leucoderma. 
 
Q Is vijayasar helpful in weight loss?
A. Yes,

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Ayurvedic

Due to the presence of anti-obesity properties in vijayasar, it can help to reduce weight faster. This is because it improves the metabolism rate, reduces cholesterol levels, and lowers triglyceride levels in the body. Thus, it can help in reducing weight faster.

According to the Ayurvedic view, poor or incomplete digestion can lead to excess fat accumulation in the body. However, due to pachan (digestion) and ushna (got) properties in vijayasar, it can help prevent the formation and accumulationof excess fat in the body. Thus, it helps to lose weight faster.

 
Q Is vijayasar helpful in lowering cholesterol levels?
A Yes,

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Ayurvedic

Vijayasar is quite beneficial in managing cholesterol levels in the body. This is due to the presence of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties in vijayasar. It can help lower the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) and, thus, help manage the cholesterol levels in the body.

According to the Ayurvedic view, the formation and accumulation of ama (harmful remains in the body due to impaired digestion) in the blood vessels are responsible for high cholesterol levels. This is caused because of poor or weak digestion and can be treated with the help of vijayasar. This is due to the presence of ushna (hot) and pachan (digestion) in it.

 
Q Is Vijayasar helpful in treating anemia?
A Yes, 

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Ayurvedic

Although sufficient information is not available regarding the role of vijayasar in anemia, the presence of antidiabetic property in vijayasar can help treat diabetic anemia.

According to the Ayurvedic view, an imbalance of pitta dosha can cause anemia. However, due to kashaya (astringent) and pitta balancing properties in vijayasar, it can help manage anemia.

 
Q Is Vijayasar helpful for elephantiasis?
A Yes,

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Ayurvedic

Although sufficient evidence is not available regarding the role of vijayasar in elephantiasis, however, due to the presence of anti-inflammatoryproperties in vijayasar, it can help reduce swelling caused due to it.

According to the Ayurvedic view, elephantiasis is caused due to an imbalance in all the three doshas. It is known as shleepad in Ayurveda and can be treated with the help of vijayasar. This is due to the presence of kapha balancing and sothar (anti-inflammatory) properties in vijayasar.

 
Q Explain the benefits of vijayasar?
A Vijayasar is highly used for medicinal purposes. It can help to manage blood sugar levels. You can drink water kept in a Vijayasarglass tumbler overnight. It has astringent property and, thus, can be used for the contraction of the skin cells. It also helps in reducing inflammation due to its anti-inflammatory property.
 
Q Is Vijayasar helpful in getting rid of stomach worms?
A Yes,

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Ayurvedic

Due to the presence of anthelmintic activity in Vijayasar, it can help eliminate stomach worms. It removes the parasitic worms from the body without harming the host.

According to the Ayurvedic view, weak or poor digestion can cause worms in the stomach. However, due to ushna (hot) and pachan (digestion) properties in vijayasar, it can help manage stomach worms.

 
Q Is Vijayasar helpful for liver problems?
A Yes,

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Ayurvedic

Due to flavonoids, vijayasar has antioxidant properties and, thus, can help manage various liver problems. It also has the hepatoprotective property and prevents damage to hepatic cells, and is effective against free radicals.

According to the Ayurvedic view, an imbalance of pitta dosha can cause various liver problems like indigestion and appetite loss. Due to pitta balancing, ushna (hot), and pachan (digestion) properties in vijayasar, it can help manage the various liver disorders, improve digestion, and prevent loss of appetite. It also has a rasayana (rejuvenating) property.

 
Q Is vijayasar powder helpful in diabetes?
A Yes,

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Ayurvedic

Due to the presence of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties in vijayasar, it can help to manage diabetes. This is because it prevents damage to pancreatic cells, is effective against free radicals,and improves insulin secretion. Thus, Vijayasar is quite beneficial for managing diabetes.

According to the Ayurvedic view, an imbalance of vata and kaphadosha can cause poor digestion and lead to diabetes. Due to kapha balancing and pachan (digestion) properties in vijayasar, it can help improve digestion. It also has ushna (hot) and Rasayana (rejuvenating) properties that help to improve agni (digestive fire) and maintain overall health, respectively.

 
Q Are there any side effects of vijayasar?
A. Although there are no major side effects of vijayasar, it is advised to consult a doctor before consuming vijayasar.
 
Q Can Vijayasar help in the case of hair?
A. Yes,

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Ayurvedic

Although sufficient scientific evidence is not available regarding the role of vijayasar, it can help ingreying hair.

According to the Ayurvedic view, an imbalance of three doshes can lead to various hair problems like dandruff, itching, and hair fall. However, due to pitta – kapha balancing, kashaya (astringent), and keshya (hair tonic) properties in vijayasar, it can help manage hair fall, prevent hair damage, and enhance healthy hair growth.

 
Q Is Vijayasar helpful for dental problems?
A Yes, 

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Ayurvedic

Due to the presence of astringent and healing properties in vijayasar, it can help to manage dental disorders. It can help in contracting skin cells in the mouth, provides strength to teeth and gums, and prevents toothache.

According to the Ayurvedic view, an imbalance of pitta andvatadosha can lead to dental disorders like inflammation and infections. However, due to kashaya (astringent) and pitta balancing properties in vijayasar, it can help manage dental problems.

consult with ayurveda doctor.
Disclaimer - The aim of the article is just to convey information to you. Use any medicine, therapy, herb or fruit please do it under the guidance of a qualified Ayurveda doctor.
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