Author: Jan Scholten
664.34.13 Embelia ribes
Names: Sanskrit Vidanga; Bengali Biranga; Hindi Baberang; Puri Baburun; Bambay Karkannic; Tamil Vayuvilamgan; Krimighna, means killer of worms.
Content: embelic acid, a volatile and fixed oil, colouring matter, tannin, a resinoid body; christembine.
Source: Chopra: Indigenous Drugs of India.
Morose, fretful, irritable.
Sleep: shrieking in sleep.
Nose: itching nostrils; picks his nose.
Mouth: grinding of the teeth; tongue is dry.
Lungs: acute capillary bronchitis; inflammation, bronchitis.
Stomach: nausea; indigestion, dyspepsia; distension.
Rectum: itching; stool undigested; worms, tape worms; piles; constipation, in children.
Urinary: urine scanty, pungent, red, coloured, strong smelling.