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Mamira: The Little Known Herb

Mamira is considered Ram Ban for eye related problems. It also is very effective in the ulcerations of mouth, flatulence, visceral obstructions, jaundice, constipation, urine disorders, toothache, inflammation, fever, general body weakness.

Mamira (Coptis teeta), also known as Golden thread root, is found in the Himalayas and the northern plains. It is also found in Bhutan, Nepal and China. In market it is found usually as whole plant or just the rhizome. The rhizome is yellow and bitter in taste. The bitterness comes from the alkaloid, berbine, the principle alkaloid in the plant in addition to coptine which is found in small quantities.

Mamira is considered Ram Ban for eye related problems. It also is very effective in the ulcerations of mouth, flatulence, visceral obstructions, jaundice, constipation, urine disorders, toothache, inflammation, fever, general body weakness.

It is mainly used in two forms: powder and paste.

Paste is mainly used for eye related problems and skin applications. Powder is preferentially used for tonic, fever, inflammation, constipation and general body weakness. It is also a good remedy for urine related problems.

The decoction of the rhizome (especially the yellow part), if taken twice daily can cure mouth ulcers. Gargling with it also helps.

In toothache, the leaves of the plant can be chewed daily. This also helps the gums.

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  1. I LIKE MAMIRA

  2. dear where can i find mamira

  3. From where th root of mamira can be found

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