Babchi, botanically known as Psoralea corylifolia Linn belongs to family Fabaceae, In sanskrit it is known as Bakuci. Seeds and leaves are used for the preparation of medicines.Psoralea corylifolia is lso called Babchi, Bakuchi, Bavachi, Bu Gu Zhi (Chinese)
Psoralea corylifolia considered most effective in Alopecia Areata, Leprosy, Leucoderma, Psoriasis, Skin diseases. Psoralea corylifolia contains Angelicin, B Sitoster, Bavachinin
There are are a very few plants used for the treatment of leucoderma, of which Babcci is the first one .
According to Ayurveda, the whole plant is beneficial to treat skin disorders such as Skin rashes, Leukoderma, and much more. Psoralea seeds are brownish black in color and are bitter in taste.
Medicinal uses of Psoralea corylifolia
Leprosy- One should take babchi seeds 10 gm with hot water and keepin on diet with milk and ghee. This is an excellent remedy for all types of leprosy
Babchi should be taken with warm water and the patient be exposed to the sun keeping on milk diet. Thus he gets rid of the diet
Anointment with the powder of babchi mixed with sunthi destroys severe and chronic leprosy
Leucoderma- Babchi seeds 160 gm with haritala 40 gm pounded with cow urine restores normal color in vitiligo
Decoction of amalaka and khadira, heartwood added with babchi powder should be used regularly keeping on wholesome diet . It alleviates vitiligo
Babchi is put in decoction of bibhitaka bark overnight , then pounded and taken with oil . It destroys vitiligo and leprosy
Milk is curdled in earthen vessel pasted inside with the powder of babchi . Ghee extracted from this should be taken with honey followed by intake of buttermilk . It destroys vitiligo
Psoralea consists main components psoralen and isopsoralen, thus it has Antitumor, Antibacterial and Antiviral properties. It enhances the appearance of skin color, hair, and nails. tt reduces Abscess and Skin Rashes. It consisting the effect of relief from itching Acne, Ringworm and Scabies disease.
This herb purifies the Blood. It is beneficial for curing Blood Cancer, so that the level of White Blood Cells may not be increased to occur Leukemia in the Body. It is also used to treat Sarcoma which develops a tumor in various parts of the body such as Bone, Muscle, Tendons, Nerves and Blood Vessels, so it works as inhibitor for Tumor.
Seeds are traditionally been used to cure Menopause and Depression
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How to test Babchi for vitiligo or psoriasis?
Dr K S Gopi says it is recommended that you proceed with caution. Dilute Psoralea corylifolia seeds or oil ten times with Sesame oil and use as tester on the forearm. Expose the forearm to the sun for 15 minutes. If nothing happens, add more, drop by drop and test at each stage. When the the skin turns red after 15 minutes exposure to sun. That dilution is for you. It will work. It will cure.
Patience is the key to success. It should take about 60 days to show its effects.
Vitiligo treatment in Homeopathy Case Study Abstract
Title: Individualized Homeopathic Medicines in Treatment of Vitiligo: Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Trial
Objective: The feasibility of a definitive trial was tested to evaluate individualized homeopathic medicines (IHMs) for the treatment of vitiligo.
Design: This was a double-blind randomized (1:1) placebo-controlled pilot trial conducted at the National Institute Homeopathy, India. Sixty patients with vitiligo were included in the study. Interventions: IHMs and identical-looking placebos at 50-millesimal (LM) potencies.
Outcome measures: Feasibility issues and scores from the Vitiligo Area Scoring Index (VASI), Vitiligo-specific Quality-of-life instrument (VitiQoL), and Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) were measured at baseline and after 3 and 6 months.
Results: The recruitment and retention rates were satisfactory. Mean reductions in the outcome measures were higher in the IHM group than placebo.
Conclusions: Definitive efficacy trials are warranted. Clinical Trials Registry-India: CTRI/2018/10/016160; secondary identifier UTN: U1111-1221-7704.
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Psoralea corylifolia in Mother Tincture
Psoralea corylifolia in Ointment