Sida seed and powder (Bala)

Sida seed and powder (Bala)

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Also known as

Bala, Indian Ephedrea                        

Introduction
Sida cordifolia is native to India but considered an invasive weed in Africa, Australia, the US and Hawaii. It bears a heart shaped leaf, a testament to it's name; cordifolia. Sida has been traditionally used to help with congestion, stimulate breathing and to provide the body with energy. Sida has been shown to have anti-oxidant potential and possesses anti-inflammatory activity.

Constituents
d-Isoephedrin, (l)-ephedrin, flavones, hypoglycemic and analgesic alkaloids, fatty acids

Harvest Data
Origin: India
Wildharvested
Seeds

Use
Traditional use recommend 3-5 grams of ground seeds simmered in hot water for 5 minutes, alternatively the seeds have been consumed either ground or whole, with whole seeds having a longer duration.

Summary
Sida cordifolia has been used to help with breathing, to stimulate the body and has a comfortable glow that assists in balancing the stimulating effects. This herb is sold for it's original uses as outlined in Ayurvedic & Traditional Chinese Medicine systems, not for weight loss purposes.

Disclaimer
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