Kalarchi Kai / Bonduc Nut / Febrifuge Nut / கழிச்சிக்காய்

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Guilandina bonduc, commonly known as grey nicker, nicker bean, or knicker nut, is a species of flowering plant in the senna tribe, Caesalpinieae,that has a pantropical distribution.


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Botanical Name             : Caesalpinia Bonducella

English Name                  : Bonduc Nut, Febrifuge Nut, Fever Nut

Tamil Name                     : கழிச்சிக்காய் – Kalichchikkaai

Malayalam Name          : കാളാഞ്ചി – Kalanchi

Telugu Name                  :  గచ్చ్చకాయ / కాంతికరంజా / కుబేరాక్షి – gachchakaya / Kantikaranja / Kuberakshi

Kannada Name              : ಗೆಜ್ಜುಗ – gejjuga

Hindi Name                    : कांटकरंज / कांटीकरंज / कुबेराक्षी – Kantkarej

Bengali Name                 : নাটাকরঞ্জ – Natakaranja

Oriya Name                    : Gila

Punjabi Name                : bel karanjwa

Marathi Name               : कटुकरंज – Katukaranja, सागरगोटी – Sagargoti

Urdu Name                      : کرنجه – karanja


♦  Fever nut is the seed from the Caesalpinia bonduc plant, a vining shrub native to India. The seeds of the Caesalpinia bonduc are used in herbal medicine, including the fever nut extract.

♦  The plant produces seed pods, which contain 1-2 fever nut seeds per pod. Fever nut and the seed extract are used primarily for alleviating infection symptoms such as high fever and sweating.

♦  Traditionally, fever nut has treated malaria and intestinal worms and parasites. The fever nut’s seed extract has been studied for its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving health benefits. For this reason, fever nut is considered a good remedy for arthritis and various other muscles and joint pains.

♦  It is a liana that reaches a length of 6 m (20 ft) and scrambles over other vegetation. Stems are covered in curved spines.Its 2 cm (0.79 in) grey seeds, known as nickernuts,are buoyant and durable enough to be dispersed by ocean currents.

Health Benefits & Traditional Uses of Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder:

For Pregnancy and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS):

♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder has been used for getting pregnancy and cure Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) problem.

For Menstrual Problems:

♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder has been to overcome all kinds of menstrual problems like irregular menstrual cycles, heavy or low blood flow, abdominal pain and vomiting etc

Cure Fever:

♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder has been used for reducing fever and pain by many tribal people for a long time .

♦  Consuming kalarchikai when we are having fever reduces both fever and body pain that is usually common during fevers. It also helps reduce inflammation effectively too.

♦  Here in our place, kalarchikai is used extensively for treating malaria. Fever Nut Powder (Kalarchikai Powder) is used to treat fever, intestinal worms, tumours, amenorrhoea, cough and for removing the placenta after childbirth.

Cure Asthma:

♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder has anti asthma properties, it has been used for it from ancient times. Kalarchikai inhibits parameters that leads to asthma.

Cure Diabetics:

♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder has wonderful anti diabetic properties, traditionally many tribal people use the seed powder for reducing high blood sugar levels .

♦  Kalarchikai blocks glucose absorption thus reducing high blood sugar spikes.Fever Nut Powder (Kalarchikai Powder) is fruitful in controlling Diabetes.It stops the expansion of Tumors.

Cure Cancer:

♦  Uses of Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder is the anti tumour properties. In a study done on rats with carcinoma, there was significant reduction in tumour size, tumour cell volume and tumour cell count when given Kalarchikai extract.

Anti Bacterial Properties:

♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder is widely used for treating many types of skin diseases including boils and wounds. This is due to it’s wonderful anti bacterial properties.

♦  Kalarchikai decoction made by mixing kalarchikai powder in water can be used as a gargle for treating gum diseases including gum inflammation and boils.

Prostate Enlargement:

♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder may used for Prostate enlargement.

Liver Problems:

♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder is a good natural treatment for Liver Issues.

Spleen Problem:

♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder retains a examine on the Spleen issues.

For Skin Problem:

♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder is used to alleviate irritation, pores and skin illnesses, hydrocele, colic, and leprosy.

For Piles Problem:

♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder is beneficial for eliminating Piles, Wounds, leucorrhoea and Urinary issues.


♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder is advantageous in combating Smallpox. Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder is juice is environment friendly in easing Elephantiasis

How to use Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder :

For Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

♦  Mix 1/4 teaspoon Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder with honey and make small balls. Take one ball each per day.


♦  Take 5 Grams of  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder with a cup of lukewarm Milk. Have it twice a day.


♦   Take of 100 Grams Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder with similar amount of Sugar. Have it twice a day.

For Periods Pain & Irregular Periods

♦  Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder is wonderful for reducing periods pain and also in regularising irregular periods. For both these problems make the powder with pepper like said before. Mix 1/4 teaspoon of the powder with water and consume.

For Skin Problems

♦  Take little bit of the Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder , mix with water and apply on the affected area. The inflammation will reduce very very quickly.

For General use:

♦  5 Grams of Fever Nut / Kalarchikai Powder can be mixed with hot water and drink twice a day. 

Side Effects:

  There are no side effects in using this product. Take medical advice for its use during pregnancy.

Harvesting & Manufacturing Methodology:

  All our herbs are Organically Harvested , dried, and pulverized with no chemical interactions that will assure the ensuring 100% natural herbal  powders and related products.

Weight 0.100 kg


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