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 +Return to the list of [[Ayurvedic herbs]] ​
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 +=== Bala - Sida cordifolia ===
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 +* [[bala]] ([[Sida cordifolia]],​ [[India]]n country [[mallow]]
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 +Not used in [[Chinese medicine]]
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 +Bala is best for [[vata]] (encourage [[sweet]] [[growth]] and [[strength]]); ​
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 +(V-P-K-).  ​
 +[[decreases vata]], [[decreases pitta]], [[decreases kapha]]. ​ In excess, bala [[increases ama]]
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 +[[Tridoshic herb]]
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 +Second most important giver of [[strength]] [[Herb]], [[aphrodisiac]],​ [[heart]], [[lung]]s, [[nervous]] [[system]], ​
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 +Good for all [[tissue]]s ([[seven dhatus]], [[vata]] in [[mamsa]], [[meda]], [[shukra]], [[artava]].  ​
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 +[[Ayurvedic]] [[Medicine]] [[uses]] several varieties of the [[mallow]] family (like [[marshmallow]]) as [[tonic]], [[demulcent]]s and [[rejuvenative]]. These include [[bala]], [[mahabala]] ([[wp>​sida rhombifolia]]),​ and [[atibala]] ([[wp>​Abutilon indicum]]), as well as [[cotton]] [[roots]], the [[roots]] of the [[cotton]] [[plant]] ([[wp>​Gossypium hirsutum]]). Though they all [[possess]] similar [[properties]],​ [[bala]] is more [[effect]]ive [[heart tonic]], and [[atibala]] is a [[strong]]er [[diuretic]],​ while [[cotton]] [[roots]] is [[heating]] and is a [[strong]]er [[emmenagogue]].  ​
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 +[[bala]] is a [[tonic]] and [[rasayana]] ([[rejuvenative]] or [[adaptogen]]) for all kinds of [[vata]] [[disorder]]s.
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 +Bala feeds the [[nerve]]s and is [[sooth]]ing for [[arthritis]] [[pain]]. It is also [[rejuvenative]],​ [[nutritive]] and [[stimulant]] to the [[heart]]. ​
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 +For deep seated , intermittent [[fever]]s, it can be given with [[ginger]] or [[black pepper]]. It relieves [[inflammation]] of [[nerve]] [[tissue]]. ​ As a [[milk]] [[decoction]] with [[sugar]], it is good [[nutritive]] and [[aphrodisiac]]. It promotes [[Healing]] [[tissue]] in [[chronic]] [[infectious]] [[disease]]s.
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 +[[guna]]: [[guru]], [[snigdha]] / [[picchila]]  ​
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 +[[rasa]]: [[madhura]]  ​
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 +[[virya]]: [[shita]]  ​
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 +[[vipak]]: ​ [[madhura]]
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 +[[dhatu]]: [[rakta]], [[mamsa]], [[ojas]] (enhancer) [[shukra]], [[asthi]], [[rasa]]
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 +[[organ]]: [[madhyama marga]], [[duodenum]],​ [[respiratory tract]]
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 +Main [[action]]: [[rejuvenative]],​ [[aphrodisiac]],​ [[nervine]],​ [[analgesic]],​ [[anabolic]],​ [[cardiac]],​ [[demulcent]]
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 +[[uses]]: [[tonic]] general [[debility]],​ under[[nourish]]ed,​ [[vata]] [[disorder]]s ([[sciatica]],​ [[neuralgia]],​ [[facial]] [[paralysis]],​ [[rheumatism]]), ​
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 +[[nervine]] ([[despression]],​ [[anxiety]],​ [[muscle]] [[debility]],​ [[migraine]],​ [[nerve]] [[pain]] , [[pressure]],​ [[tinnitis]]), ​
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 +[[reproductive]] ([[premature ejaculation]].,​ [[spermatorrhea]]), ​
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 +[[asthma]], [[heart disease]], [[chronic]] [[fever]], ​
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 +Bala is the best [[pediatric]] [[tonic]] (combined with [[cardamom]],​ bala [[increases digestion]] and [[increases weight]] in [[vata]]-disturbed [[child]]ren),​ [[prevent]]ive use ([[vata]] take 1 [[teaspoon]] /day = 1/3 teaspoon with each meal)
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 +[[contraindication]]s:​ don't take in the evening, due to bala containing a small amount of [[ephedra]] [[constituent]]s can increase [[energy]]. ​ Roots and stems contain the [[alkaloid]] [[ephedrine]],​ normally observed in the different varieties of [[ephedra]] belonging to the [[Gymnosperm]]s
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 +Don't give bala, if there is much [[ama]] present
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 +[[Sanskrit]] verse:
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 +[[bala]]n [[snigdha]]a himaa Svaaduh
 +Vrishvaa [[balya]]a [[tridosha]][[nut]]h
 +[[rakta]][[pitta]] [[kshaya]]m h[[anti]]
 +[[bala]]ujo vardhayatyapi
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 +Source of Sanskrit Verse: [[Dhanvantari]] [[wp>​Nighantu]]
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 +[[bala]] is [[greasy]], [[cool]]ing and [[sweet]]. It is an [[aphrodisiac]] and [[strength]]ening. It checks the [[three]] [[dosha]]s, [[rakta]], [[pitta]] and [[kshaya]]. ​
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 +It improves [[strength]] and [[ojas]].
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 +Bala - [[Sida cordifolia]]
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 +bala  = strength
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 +aka Chikana ​ = bush, use [[root]] [[bark]] and fresh [[leaves]]
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 +[[Rasa]]: [[sweet]]
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 +[[Virya]]: [[cooling]]
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 +[[Vipak]]: [[sweet]]
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 +Action on Doshas: ​ [[tridoshic]] ​  V v  P v  K v
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 +Properties:
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 +[[snigdha]] - oily, unctuous
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 +[[shayagna]] = [[anti -tubercular]]
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 +[[grahi]] - [[binding]]
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 +[[shaitya]] - [[cooling]] [[virya]]
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 +[[balya]] - gives energy, [[energizer]],​ promotes vigor and vitality ([[virya paramita]])
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 +[[pushtikar]] - enhances bulk of body, [[anabolic]] action, promotes growth, nourishment and [[nutrition]]
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 +acts on all 7 [[dhatus]], best food for all dhatus
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 +[[cordifolia]] -  card = [[heart]], [[folia]] = [[leaves]]
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 +acts on [[heart]] ([[hridayam]]),​ [[cardiac tonic]], enhances tone of heart muscle
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 +[[tranquilizing]] action - induces natural [[sleep]]
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 +promotes [[growth hormone]] - tx [[shunted growth]], [[ dwarfism]]
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 +Tx:
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 +neuro-[[muscular dystrophy]],​ [[debility]],​ [[muscle fatigue]], [[muscular weakness]], [[tiredness]],​ [[TB]] or [[tuberculosis]],​ [[rheumatoid arthritis]],​ [[diarrhea]],​ [[bleeding disorders]],​ [[dwarfism]]
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 +take with [[milk]] for [[insomnia]]
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 +1 /2 - 1 [[tsp]]. [[BID]] or [[TID]]
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 +don’t use if [[ama]] because will increase ama
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