Mimosa Pudica, Sensitive Plant
Mimosa Pudica, also known as Sensitive Plant, is a creeping, perennial type of flowering herb that is from the pea Fabaceae. This fern-like plant has a long history of use in Ayurveda, a holistic healing system that originated in India in ancient times. In India, Mimosa Pudica herb is used to treat glandular swellings, and leaf-sap is applied for sinus disorders; In Senegal, Mimosa leaves are used for lumbago and nephritis. All plant parts are used against glandular tumors.
Mimosa Pudica (Sensitive Plant) Information
- Common Name: touch-me-not or shy plant
- Origin: South America
- Ingredients: Wild harvested Mimosa pudica seed
- Parts Used: Entire plant, Seeds.
Mimosa Pudica Herb Benefits
Mimosa pudica seed has been shown to alleviate pain and is also used as an antispasmodic, muscle relaxant, and anti-inflammatory. Mimosa pudica seed root shows excellent wound healing activity when compared to the standard drug Gentamicin. It majorly possesses antibacterial, antivenom, antifertility, anticonvulsant, antidepressant, aphrodisiac, and various other pharmacological activities.
Other benefits of Mimosa Pudica herb are:
- Used for treating bleeding disorders like menorrhagia
- Used as a mild anti-depressant and anti-anxiety
- Soothes ulcers
- Help relieve diarrhea
- Lessens joint pain and arthritis symptoms
- Anti-parasites and anti-fungal properties
- Fights hair loss
How To Use Mimosa Pudica Herbs
Our Mimosa Pudica herb extract comes in 2 forms – two ounces of powder or 60 vegetable capsules (550-600 mg).
- Mimosa Pudica powder form usage: Take 1/2 tsp of dried powder in an 8 oz. glass of favorite juice or smoothie once a day.
- Mimosa Pudica capsules form usage: Take 1 capsule 2 times a day with water or favorite beverage.
The gel caps we use for Sensitive Plant herbal extract are Vegicaps (vegetable) and are all-natural. No Animal By-Products, Starch Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Preservative Free, Ethylene Oxide, and Sulfite FREE!
Mimosa Pudica Side Effects
There have been no known negative side effects of consuming Mimosa Pudica herb. But it should not be consumed by pregnant and lactating women. If taken in high quantities it can prove fatal. Also, you should avoid using it if you suffer from constipation or hypomenorrhea (scanty periods).
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Powdered (2oz), Capsule (s) 60 Vegicaps
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