Carrots are credited with many medicinal properties; they are said to cleanse the intestines and to be diuretic, remineralizing, antidiarrheal, an overall tonic and antianemic. Carrot is rich in alkaline elements which purify and revitalize the blood. They nourish the entire system and help in the maintenance of acid-alkaline balance in the body. The carrot also has a reputation as a vegetable that helps to maintain good eyesight.
Ingredient Name :
Scientific Name: Daucus Carota Subsp. Sativus
Daucus carota Linn.
Arabic Name : Jazar, Istufleen, Nahshal, Subaat’iyya
Bengali Name : Gajar
Chinese Name : Hu luo bo
English Name : Carrot
French Name : Carotte cultiv
German Name : Karotte, M’hre
Gujarati Name : Gajar
Hindi Name : Gajar, Gajra
Kannada Name : Gajjari
Kashmiri Name : Gazer, Gazaer
Latin name : Daucus carota Linn.
Marathi Name : Gajar
Persian Name : Gazar, Zardak
Punjabi Name : Gajar
Sanskrit Name : Garjara, Shekhamulama
Urdu Name : Gajar
5 to 10 g powder of dried seeds.
Pregnant women should not use Carrot, as it is a uterine stimulant, and excessive use (many times the recommended dosage) is not recommended.
An infusion of Carrot Seeds/Tukhm-e-Gajar/Daucus Carota Subsp. Sativus (تخم گاجر, گاجر کے بیج) is believed to be diuretic, to stimulate the appetite, reduce colic, aid fluid retention and help alleviate menstrual cramps.
The alternative medicine believers consider the carrot (the whole plant or its seeds) to have the following properties:
- Anthelmintic (destroying or expelling worms).
- Carminative (expelling flatulence).
- Diuretic (promoting the discharge of urine).
- Emmenagogue (producing oils which stimulate the flow of menstrual blood).
- Galactogogue (promoting the secretion of milk).
- Ophthalmic (pertaining to the eye).
- Oedema (water retention).
Useful in Following diseases:
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Blood Impurities
- General Debility
- Intestinal Worms
- Kidney Dysfunction
- Kidney Stone
- Nervous Debility
- Sexual Debility
- Weakness of Eyesight
- Weakness of Heart
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.