Ulat Kambal or Devil’s Cotton Powder
Latin : Abroma augusta
Origin : India
Other Names : Sivappututti, Oalotkaombol, Yoshini, Pivari, Ola Kambal, Bon kopashi, Kumal, Sanukapaasi, Perennial Indian Hemp, kapasi, ulat bulate, Indian hemp.
Ulat kambal can be used in a variety of ways, including:
- Internal use: The leaves, bark, and roots of ulat kambal can be dried and made into powder, capsules, or tea.
- External use: The leaves, bark, and roots of ulat kambal can be made into a paste or ointment and applied to the skin.
- Oil: The oil extracted from the seeds of ulat kambal can be used to massage the body or applied to the skin and hair.
Dosage (Root Bark Powder) : 500g to 3 gms a day. Do not take more than 6 gms in a day
- Rasa (Taste)- Katu (Pungent) Tikta (Bitter)
- Guna (Characteristics)- Laghu (Light), Ruksha(Dry)
- Vipaka (after digestion) : Katu (Pungent)
- Veerya (Potency) – Ushna (Hot)
- Effect on Doshas : Balances Vata & Kapha
Precautions & side effects:
Ulat kambal is generally safe for most people when used as directed. However, it can cause some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin irritation or Excessive bleeding. It is important to start with a low dose and increase gradually to avoid side effects.
Ulat kambal is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women, or for people with liver or kidney disease.
This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult with a qualified healthcare provider before taking any herbal supplements or using any herbal remedies.