Melilotus alba Desv.

Arabic Name : Ikleel al-malik, Shajarat al-hubb, Teeraazan, Daarshaan
Bengali Name : Ban Piring
Chinese Name : Bai hua cao mu xi
English Name : Tonkin Bean, Melilot, King’s Crown, King’s Clover
French Name : Mélilot Blanc
German Name : Honigklee, Weißer Steinklee, Süßklee, Weißer Honigklee
Hindi Name : Purang, Nakhuna, Purtuk
Latin name : Melilotus alba Desv.
Persian Name : Gayah Qaisar, Shahafsar
Urdu Name : Nikh

Description : The whole herb has anodyne, anticoagulant, aromatic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, emollient and styptic properties. Useful in flatulence, colic, gastralgia and neuralgia. The dried leaves contain coumarin, this can be used as an anticlotting agent for the blood. Useful in inflammatory conditions of liver, spleen, intestines, uterus and rectum.

Recommended Dosage : 2 to 4 g powder of whole herb.

Contraindication : This herb is not recommended during pregnancy or lactation. People who use prescription blood thinners (warfarin, Coumadin, aspirin, etc.), or those with any blood-clotting problem should not use Melilot. Overuse (many times the recommended dosage) may induce vomiting and other symptoms of poisoning.

Ikleel al malik Shajarat al hubb Teeraazan Daarshaan Ban Piring Tonkin Bean Melilot King’s Crown Honigklee Weißer Steinklee Weißer Honigklee Purang Nakhuna Purtuk Melilotus alba Desv Gayah Qaisar Shahafsar Nikh