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Ingredient Name : Hygrophila spinosa T. Anders

Bengali Name : Kuliyakhara, Kulekhad, Shrigali

English Name : Hydrophilia

German Name : Langblattriger Sterndorn

Gujarati Name : Ekharo

Hindi Name : Talmakhana, Gokulakanta

Kannada Name : Kolavali, Kolarind, Kolavankal

Kashmiri Name : Talmakhana, Talimakhana

Latin name : Hygrophila spinosa T. Anders

Marathi Name : Talikhana, Kolsunda

Punjabi Name : Talmakhana, Talimakhana

Sanskrit Name : Kokilaksha, Ikshura

Urdu Name : Talmakhana


The seed has antibacterial, aphrodisiac, demulcent, diuretic, nutritive and hepatoprotective properties. It is a popular aphrodisiac and tonic that is useful in impotence and for increasing sperm count. It is also thought to support the liver in conditions such as jaundice and hepatitis. Also useful in gonorrhoea, spermatorrhoea and nocturnal emission.

Recommended Dosage: 3 to 6 g powder of dried seeds.

Contraindication: The seeds have no known warnings or contraindications.