Monday, September 1, 2014


aridwar, 12 Oct. : The expert team working on medicinal plants and herbs from Patanjali Yogpeeth, under the able guidance of renowned Ayurvedacharya respected Acharya Balkrishan ji  discovered a rare divya medicinal plant in the vicinity of Uttrakhand, in dense Himalayan forest region of Garhwal. Acharya shri was in search of this rare medicinal plant since years and is very much satisfied with this discovery. In Ayurveda Shastra there is an elaborate description of various miraculous medicinal plants. 'Teliya Kand' (Sauromatum venosum) is among these miraculous plant which has been described in ancient Ayurvedic text and is discovered by only a few fortunate-people.

The discovery of this rare herb will be a milestone in the field of Ayurveda and an epic work undertaken by Patanjali Yogpeeth and its Research and Development Department for the compilation of Vishwa Bhesaj Samhita (World Herbal Encyclopaedia). Patanjali Yogpeeth has also discovered several medicinal plants including-Ashtavarga, Sanjivani etc in the past.

Ancient ayurvedic text, 'Raj Nighantu' quotes about this Teliya kand- "Taila kandh deha Siddihim Vidyatte" which means one can get perfection in the health. It is having strong aphrodisiac property. It is very much effective even in diseases like Cancer. Ancient Saints and Ayurveda experts think that it is having the property of binding mercury and can also convert Copper into Gold. Above described properties show that it is a divya and miraculous medicinal plant. Such rare medicinal plants require more exploration and scientific research. The team along with Acharya ji included Dr. Anupam Srivastava, Dr. Rajesh Mishra and others.

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