Gangeru consists of dried stem bark of Grewia tenax (Forsk.) Aschers & Schwf., Syn. Grewia populifolia Vahl, (Fam. Tiliacem), a shrub 0.6-1.0 m high, occurs in North-Western and central part of the country and in Deccan Peninsula. The plant is an excellent astringent, cardiac tonic, diuretic and aphrodisiac agent. It is commonly used for the treatment of ulcers. It is also used for treating stomach disorders. In addition to that, it is very useful to cure some skin and intestinal infections. It is also reported to show some antibiotic properties. Gangeru or Gangeran or Grewia Tenax is explained by Charak Samhita and Sushruta Samhita. It has to block action useful in bleeding disorders such as menorrhagia, ulcerative colitis, etc. Bhavapraksha considers Gangeruki as a synonym of Nagabala. It Balances Kapha and Pitta Dosha.
Fresh Juice 10-20 Ml; Decoction: 50-100 Ml And As Prescribed By The Doctor.
Treatment Of Ulcers, Treatment Of Stomach Disorders, To Cure Some Skin And Intestinal Infections, Show Some Antibiotic Properties.