Gunja (Ratti) Lep for Hair Regrowth (50.00 gm)
GUNJA (Ratti) LEP for Hair Regrowth:
Abrus precatorius GUNJA (Ratti) is a branched climbing undershurb and it is widely distributed in the Himalayas in India. The seeds of Abrus precatorius are recommended for alopecia in traditional and folklore medicines.
The preliminary phytochemical screening of the seeds oil revealed the presence of terpenoids and steroids.
It was observed that hair growth initiation time, completion time, hair length, hair follicle density and anagenic percent in the test group animals was comparable with that of minoxidil treated animals and oil also shows antifungal effect as compared with standard drug Itraconazole.
Conclusively the study revealed that seed oil of A.precatorius is a potent hair growth promoter and also posses antifungal effect which supports traditional claim.
The present study was carried out on 20 patients diagnosed with Indralupta. Lepa of fine powder of the seeds of Gunja was used for topical application two times per day for 56 days. The study shown that in 40% of cases complete reoccurrence of hair growth was noted where as 50% showed partial growth and 10% showed no change at all. According to the modern science the need of activation of the hair follicles through induction of mild irritant contact dermatitis is necessary in this disease for regeneration and growth of hair with its inherent properties, Gunjabeejalepa irritates the lesions with Tikshnaguna and Ushna Veerya and Tikta rasa. Combine these virtues act to irritate and activate the hair follicles thereby promoting hair growth of the affected part.
Some facts about ratti:
- Botanical name: Abrus precatorius
- Family name: Fabaceae
- Common names: Jequirity bean, Rosary pea, Precatory bean, Crab’s eye, Gunja, Mulati, Rati, Buddist rosary beeds, Indian liquorice root
- Sanskrit name: Raktika, Gunja, Kakananti
- Parts used: Seeds, roots, leaves
- Geographical distribution: Ratti is native to India and is found all over the Indian plains and in the Himalayas. It also grows in Ceylon, China, South Africa, Brazil and the West Indies.
- Interesting facts: In ancient India, jewellers used ratti seeds to weigh stones and gold, as according to Ayurvedic texts, the seeds of this plant weigh about 1 ratti or 125 mg each. However, modern texts put these seeds at about 105 mg. Gunja has special significance in the Hindu texts and is believed to have some magical properties.
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Gunjabeejalepa: According to the modern science the need of activation of the hair follicles through induction of mild irritant contact dermatitis is necessary in this disease for regeneration and growth of hair with its inherent properties.
PRECAUTION: There is always a fear of inducing scarring gunja seeds because of its poisonous Toxicity behaviour.
Note: Only for external uses . please wash hand after use.