Botanical Name : PSORALEA CORYLIFOLIA
Family Name : FABACEAE
Common Name : PSORALEA SEED, MALAY TEA, COT CHU, KU TZU MALAYSIA, SCURF-PEA, MALAYSIAN SCURFPEA, P'O KU CHIH, PHA COT CHI
Part Used : Seeds, Roots and Fruits
Habitat : Found in many parts of India.
Uses : This is valued in Chinese herbal medicine as a tonic remedy and is used to improve general vitality. It is also of value in the treatment of skin disorders, including vitiligo. Some caution should be employed when applying the herb externally.
The one-seeded fruits are highly regarded as an aphrodisiac and tonic to the genital organs. The seed is anthelmintic, antibacterial, aphrodisiac, astringent, cardiac, cytotoxic, deobstruent, diaphoretic, diuretic, stimulant, stomachic and tonic.
It is used in the treatment of febrile diseases, premature ejaculation, impotence, lower back pains, frequent urination, incontinence, bed wetting etc. The seed and fruit contain psoralen.
The root is used for treating dental caries. The plant yields a useful medicinal oleoresin, it treats kidney disorders, impotence, lumbago.
Product Offered : Seeds, Seed oil