Sahadevi Plant - Purple Fleabane Plant Benefits And Astrological Importance
Updated: Oct 21, 2022
Sahadevi is a sacred plant having spiritual and astrological importance in Indian traditions. According to Vastu Shastra, Sahadevi plant is said to attract divine positive energy and help to get rid of any evil power, thus purifying the mind, body and soul. Since ancient times, this plant has been burned at auspicious ceremonies to bring positive energy. Some also believe Sahadevi plant can correct any astrological issues in your kundli. This herb also has its valuable place in Ayurveda due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, digestive and soothing qualities.
A non-toxic cyanthillium cinereum plant that belongs to the Asteraceae family. It used to be called Vernonia cinerea, but apparently there was a taxonomic update, sometime prior to early 2014. Also known as little ironweed or purple fleabane in english which is a species of perennial plants in the sunflower family. It is called Sahdebi or Sahadevi in Hindi. Traditional Sanskrit names of Sahdevi are Uttamakanyapatra, Dandotpala, Kesarika, Devasaha, Mrugadani and Devarha. The species is native to tropical Africa and to tropical Asia and has become naturalized in Australia, Mesoamerica, tropical South America, the West Indies, and the US State of Florida.
All the parts of this shrub can be used for medicinal purposes. Leaves, roots, seeds and stem are largely used for preparing medicines. The seeds of Sahadevi plant is useful for treating urinary problems in adults and children. Helpful in managing skin problems and is a good blood purifier. Fever and infections like malaria, cold, cough along with pain can be effectively reduced with the use of Sahadevi. Its anthelmintic or anti-parasitic nature works powerfully on intestinal worms. It prevents constipation and also enhances digestion.
This herb helps in both male and female infertility. It improves the functioning of the reproductive organs in the human body. The use of this herb can even improve sperm and semen quality. It helps in reducing stress and improving the quality of sleep. It is also beneficial for patients suffering from insomnia.
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