Abrus Precatorius

Abrus Precatorius
Abrus Precatorius
Product Code : 02
Product Description

We have carved a niche in the industry by dedicating ourselves in manufacturing, supplying and exporting Abrous Precatorius. In various regions of the world, these seeds are recognized by various names such as pinnate-leafleted leaves, Jequirity, Gunja, Crab's Eye, Precatory bean, Rosary Pea, 'John Crow' Bead, Saga Tree and Indian Licorice. Oil extracted from these seeds is considered to be helpful in revitalizing the growth of human hairs. Other medicinal benefits of Abrous Precatorius are enlisted below:

  • Sciatica
  • Stiffness of shoulder joints
  • Paralysis

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Abrus Precatorius

Abrus precatorius, known commonly as Jequirity, Crab's Eye, Rosary Pea, 'John Crow' Bead, Precatory bean, Indian Licorice, Saga Tree,  is a legume with long, pinnate-leafleted leaves. It is also known as Gunja in Sanskrit and some Indian languages. Their seeds are often used as beads and in percussion instruments. The seed contains the toxic poison abrin.

Seeds are abortifacient, anodyne, aphrodisiac, antimicrobial, diuretic, emetic, expectorant, febrifuge, hemostat, laxative, purgative, refrigerant and sedative. Vermifuge paste of seeds is applied locally in sciatica, stiffness of shoulder joints and paralysis. Seeds are highly poisonous. Roots are used for gonorrhoea, jaundice and haemoglobinuric bile. Powdered seeds are said to disturb the uterine functions and prevent conception in women. The oil extracted from seeds is said to promote the growth of human hair.


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