Tuvarak is a evergreen deciduous tree which can grow at a height of 16 meters.
Bark is rough , brown and wood whitish but generally become brownish grey due to fungal sap stain and turns streaked .
Leaves oblong , oval , elliptic, somewhat serrate and 10 to 16 cm long .
Flowers of this herb are small , solitary fascicles and greenish white . Flowering occur from January to April
Fruits are globose , mammilate , tomentose with a diameter of 5 to 10 cm . It bears the fruit between the month of August and September .
Seeds are striate , sub ovoid , obtusely angular and 2 to 2.5 cm long .
This herb is very effective to treat the skin disease like leprosy
Kingdom :- Plantae
Order :- Malpighiales
Family :- Flacourtiaceae
Latin Name :- Hydnocarpus laurifolia
Sanskrit Name :- Tuvarake , Turveraka ,Tuvrak , Kushtavairi
Hindi Name :- Chalmogra ,Chalmoogra, Jangali badam
English Name :- Soorty Oil Tree
Bengali Name :- Choulmogara
Kannada Name :- Garuda Phala
Marathi Name :- Kadu Kaveet
Malayalam Name :- Kodi
Tamil Name :- Maravattai
Farsi Name :- Phiranjamogra
Telugu Name :- Adavi Badam
AYURVEDIC PROPERTIES :-
RASA :- Katu , Tikta , Kashaya (Astringent , Pungent , Bitter )
GUNA :- Snigdha , Tiksna( Unctuous ,Sharp )
VIRYA :- Ushna ( Hot )
VIPAKA :- Katu (Pungent )
PARTS USED :- Seed and Seed oil
1 Benefits of Tuvarak Oil for Throat Disease :-Eating 1 gram Chalmogra fruit kernel powder thrice a day is beneficial in sclerosis. Mix Tuvarak oil in butter and apply it on the lumps. It provides benefit in lumps occurring on the throat.
2 Benefits of Tuvarak oil in TB disease :- Drink 5-6 drops of tubrak oil with milk twice a day. Addition to this, massage in the chest by mixing in butter.
3 Benefits of Turvak in cholera :-Grind one gram powder of tubercus fruit in water and drink it 2-3 times, it cures cholera.
4 Turavak Benefits in Controlling Diabetes :-Taking 1-2 grams of Tuvarak seed powder with water 2-3 times a day is beneficial in diabetes
Eating one teaspoon of fruit-kernel powder thrice a day reduces sugar in urine. Stop using when the sugar in urine stops.
5 Chaulmoogra Benefits in Vagina Odor Problem :-Wash the vagina with Tuvarak decoction. This helps in correcting the problem of vaginal odor.
Make Bati of Tuvarak paste. Place it inside the vagina. This also removes the vaginal odor.
6 Benefits of Chaulmoogra in Syphilis disease :-Combine wild moong with chalmugra seeds and grind it. By giving it 3 days Bhawna of Bhangra juice and grind it on forth day . Add some sandalwood oil or coconut oil or amla oil to it. Apply it on the syphilis wound. After this, take bath after 3-4 hours.
Start taking 5-6 drops of Chalmogra oil in the disease of syphilis and chronic arthritis spread throughout the body. Later increase the intake of Tuvarak oil to 60 drops. It is beneficial in syphilis (syphilis) disease. As long as you take this medicine, then avoid chili, spices and sourness. Drink more milk, Ghee and butter.
7 Chaulmoogra Benefits in Treating Gout Disease :- Taking 1 gram of chalmugra seed powder thrice a day provides relief in arthritis.
8 Benefits of Chaulmoogra Oil in Healing Wound:-Make fine powder by grinding finely the seeds of Tuberc. Applying it on the wound stops the blood coming out of the wound. The wound heals immediately. Applying ground seeds of Tuvarak seeds cures wounds.
9 Chaulmoogra oil benefits for leprosy treatment in leprosy :-To treat leprosy, Chalmogra oil should be taken 10 drops first. Due to vomiting, all the dirt of the body comes out. After this, take 5-6 drops of Tuvarak oil in a capsule or with milk and butter and take it morning and evening after a meal. Gradually increase the amount to 60 drops. Mix this oil in neem oil and apply it on the external parts of the body. In the initial stage of leprosy, take this medicine. During this time, do not eat sour chili spices.
Long-term consumption of Tubrak seed, Bhallatak seed, Bakuchi root, Chitrakamul or Shilajit is beneficial in leprosy.
Applying Tuvarak oil has benefits in great leprosy, itching and other skin diseases .
10 Benefits of Chalmoogra’s medicinal properties in herpes-scabies (Benefits of Chaulmoogra Oil in Itching) :-Mixing lemon oil or butter in chalmugra and massaging it with ringworm cures ringworm in a month. For this, mix 10 ml oil in 50 grams Vaseline.
Add chalmugra oil to castor oil. Add sulfur, camphor and lemon juice to it. It provides relief in itching .
Grind the seeds of Tuvarak with peels and mix in castor oil. Applying it on itching cures itching disease.
Grind the seeds of Chalmogra in cow urine and apply 2-3 times a day, it provides relief in itching.
Applying ripe seed oil of Chalmogra is beneficial in skin disorders.
Grind Tuvarak seeds in cow urine and apply itching.
11 Benefit from the medicinal properties of Tuvarak in unconsciousness :-Rubbing Chalmogra seed powder on the forehead cures the problem of syncope.
12 Chaulmoogra Oil Benefits in Blood Related Disorder :-Fill 5 drops of Chalmogra oil in capsules or with butter and eat it in the morning and evening after half an hour of meal. This purifies the blood and cures blood disorders.
Applying tubrak oil mixed with neem oil or butter and applying it is beneficial in blood disorders.
13 Benefits of Tuvarak’s medicinal properties in hair diseases :-By taking Tuvarak Rasayana, man gets rid of facial wrinkles, white hair problem. Consuming Cholamagara Rasayana enhances memory.
It can damages the stomach lining , Oil should be taken after meals after mixing it in butter or filling it in capsules.
Vaidya Karanvir Singh is the younger Vaidya in Chandigarh Ayurved & Panchakarma Centre. He is the fourth generation in his family who is practicing as a general consultant in Ayurved & Panchakarma treatment at Chandigarh. In his practice, he had treated more than 1000 plus patients worldwide.