Lakshmi Taru or Simarouba is an important tree species found commonly in the forests of Central America.It was first introduced by National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources in the Research station at Amaravati, Maharashtra in 1960. The name Lakshmi Taru was given by poojya sri sri Ravishankar Guruji. Lakshmi taru botanically identified as Simarouba glauca of family Simaroubaceae, now widely grown in Karnataka and other parts of south India. The decoction of leaves is being used as a compliment to chemotherapy which drastically improves the quality of life and even cures the cancers.
Preparation of Lakshmi Taru Kashaya
Take 3-5 leaves of Lakshmi taru per 10 kg body weight. Clean it properly. Take 250 ml of water into a stainless steel vessel and add the leaves to it. Boil the mixture in low flame until the water level reaches half the initial volume. Cover the vessel and leave it overnight. Next day morning reheat the decoction and filter it using a clean cotton cloth. Consume it in the empty stomach twice daily (morning and evening). If taken regularly cures malaria fever, diarrhea, dysentery, colitis, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis etc
Note: do not eat anything for half an hour after consuming the decoction.
Dr.Chandrakanth Bhatt MD (Ayu)
Dr. Chandrakanth Bhat is presently working in Muniyal Ayurveda Medical sciences as H.O.D. and Professor in the Department of Dravya Guna for past 15 years. He is also H.O.D of P.G. studies in the same dept for past 7 years and guided many P.G. students.