Commiphora opobalsamum Linn.

Commiphora opobalsamum Linn

Arabic Name : Habb al-balsaan
English Name : Balm of Mecca, Balm of Gilead, Mecca Balsam
French Name : Baume de Ia Mecque
German Name : Mekka-Balsambaum
Hindi Name : Balsan
Latin name : Commiphora opobalsamum Linn.
Persian Name : Tukhme Balsan, Ud Balsan
Urdu Name : Ud Balsan

Description : The gum or oleo-raisin is antioxidant, antiseptic, astringent, carminative, demulcent, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, hepatoprotective and rejuvenative. It is given in profuse mucous discharges from genitourinary organs, as gonorrhoea, gleet, leucorrhoea and chronic catarrh. Strengthens the brain, liver and stomach. Useful in phlegmatic cough, asthma, laryngitis and sore throat. It may be used in chronic bronchitis. It is also used for epilepsy and other nervine disorders.

Recommended Dosage : 3 to 5 g powder of gum.

Contraindication : The gum has no known warnings or contraindications.

Habb al-balsaan Balm of Mecca Balm of Gilead Mecca Balsam Mekka-Balsambaum Balsan Commiphora opobalsamum Linn Tukhme Balsan Ud Balsan