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Ingredient Name : Trapa bispinosa Roxb.

Bengali Name : Paniphal, Singhade, Jalfal

Chinese Name : Ling, Chi shih

English Name : Indian Water Chestnut, Indian Caltrop, Singhara Nut

French Name : Noix aquatique Corniole

German Name : Wassernuss, Wasserkastanie

Gujarati Name : Shingoda, Singoda

Hindi Name : Singhara, Singhada

Kannada Name : Karimpolam, Vankotta, Jalaphalam, Karimpola

Kashmiri Name : Gaer

Latin name : Trapa bispinosa Roxb.

Marathi Name : Shingoda

Punjabi Name : Singhade, Gaunaree

Sanskrit Name : Sringataka, Jalaphala

Urdu Name : Singhara


The fruit is antipyretic, appetiser, aphrodisiac, astringent, constipating, cooling, diuretic, haemostatic, nutritive, sweet and tonic. Rich in calcium and is useful in general debility, attenuated semen, oligospermia and sexual debility. Also useful in leucorrhiea, diarrhoea, dysentery, intermittent fevers, haemorrhages, haemoptysis, fatigue, erectile dysfunction, dysuria, polyuria and other urinary disorders.

Recommended Dosage: 5 to 10 g powder of dried fruit.

Contraindication: This fruit has no known warnings or contraindications.