An Ayurvedic herb Bakuchi is a renowned traditional Indian medicine for curing skin diseases like leucoderma. The botanical name of Bakuchi is Psoralia corylifolia and it comes from Fabaceae family. Described in Charak Samhita, this sees is applied on the affected area both internally and externally. One of the ingredients of apamargadi gati that is mentioned in Harit Samhita is Bakuchi.
While consumption, it tastes sweet and bitter at the same time whereas after digestion, it smells pungent. It can also be used for constipation because of its coolness. It also helps check bleeding and used for kapha, vayu and also in strengthening of hair as well as purification of skin.
OTHER BENIFITS OF BAKUCHI
Used in psoriasis
Consumed orally with honey, it helps cure constipation
Bakuchi can be consumed by adding musli powder with it for curing deafness.
Oil of Bakuchi and sesame can be combinely used for curing vitiligo.