Akarkara is a perennial herb which has the conical flowers with the center part yellow and petals white. Akarkara is mostly used to cure the toothache. It is also known as toothache plant, Peelitory Roots and Anacyclus Pyrethrum. The toothache and mouth disorders could be relieved by chewing the flowers of the herb. The flower head possess the analgesic properties which numbs the ache.
Health Benefits of Akarkara :
Akarkara is used to treat the oral diseases, fever, rheumatic pain and other ailments. The flower head and leaves are used for medicinal purposes which have a pungent taste, tingling and numbness. The leaves of Akarkara are used in Japan to treat joint pain, gout, rheumatism and arthritis. It is used for toothaches due to its anaesthetic properties. The plant parts could increase the salivation and also cure the headaches. The mouth soreness could be treated with the dried flower head. The urinary stones could be helped by decoction of plant.
Anacyclus Pyrethrum (Akarkara) is helpful in following health conditions.
Loss of Libido
Swelling and pain in gums
Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS)
Delayed Speech Development
Epilepsy & Seizures