Mimosa (Albizia julibrissin) is kind of like an entire natural pharmacy in a single plant. Mimosa has antidepressant, anticonvulsant, antibacterial, diuretic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and aphrodisiac properties. This fern-like herb has a long history of use in Ayurveda, a holistic healing system that originated in India in ancient times. Albizia julibrissin contain high amount of saponins, polyphenol, and triterpenoids, quercetin, isoquercetin, etc. The medicine prepared from the tree can be ingested as well as it can be applied topically. Decoction when used internally must be administered carefully as it is highly potent.
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Ayurvedic practitioners have used Mimosa for ailments from head to toe, like mood disorders and wound healing. The Mimosa plant is high in antioxidants, which help stop the formation of damaging molecules called free radicals. Though the leaves contain the most antioxidants, some are also found in the plant’s stems and seeds. The leaves contain iron, zinc, manganese, and copper. These minerals are needed for skin health and immune health, including fighting skin infections. Mimosa is also used to increase sexual desire and libido.
Mimosa (Albizia julibrissin) contains phytochemicals and vitamins with antioxidant properties. It also contains superoxide dismutase. This is a powerful antioxidant also found in your body’s cells, but its levels decline as you age. By using this plant studies have shown 40% better regeneration of their sciatic nerve compared to those given hydrocortisone, a steroid.
Helps with neurotransmitters or nerve messengers, which help regulate your mood. Extracts made from the plant’s leaves, its benefits were comparable to two common antidepressants. The ingredients present in parts of tree such as flower, bark, and leaves can have impact on the nervous system of the body. They are used as calming sedative in Chinese medicine. Mimosa has been used to stop bleeding and treat skin issues. It has hydroxyproline. It’s a component of collagen, which helps keep skin elastic and youthful-looking. It’s also important for healing skin wounds.
Mimosa seeds are mucilaginous, meaning they swell when they come into contact with a liquid and form a gel. When you ingest mimosa seeds — such as in powdered form in capsules — a similar swelling happens in your digestive tract. The seeds become a sticky gel that can latch onto chemical toxins, heavy metals, parasites and harmful bacteria.
Mimosa seed can grab parasites in your gut and carry them out in your stools. But, that’s not all it does to put these critters out of commission. Mimosa not only kills adult parasites, but it also can inactivate larvae (immature worms).
HOW TO USE:
The parts of plant can be used in the form of tea or tincture. To prepare tea, take few dried pieces of bark, flower and leaf mix 1 teaspoon to 1 Tablespoon put it in a bowl of warm water. Now boil the water and let it simmer for 30 minutes. Once the liquid cools down, strain it and drink one cup of prepared tea.
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