Danti/Wild Carton: Health Benefits, Ayurvedic Uses, Formulations, Dosage And Side Effects

Danti (Baliospermum montanum) is an incredible medicinal plant used in ayurvedic medicine for treating an array of health maladies. A monoecious shrub, danti grows up to 1.8mt in height, and a shade loving plant that grows in humid climates. Danti is valued as a medicinal herb that has been used in traditional medicine for treating several health maladies. The leaves, seeds and dried roots are used for medicinal purposes. The plant is widely spread throughout the Khasi hills to Kashmir and is readily available in Bengal, Bihar, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, and peninsular India. The natural laxative property of this plant is beneficial for regularising bowel movements and treating constipation. Anthelmintic action helps to get rid of worms from GI tracts and diuretic action aids in the removal of toxins from the body.