Lodh Pathani (Lotur Bark) also known as Symplocos Racemosa Roxb is a well-known Unani herb. It is mainly used in the manufacturing of many herbal medicines. As a single herb, the therapeutic uses ofLodh Pathani include bleeding disorders such as hemoptysis, ulcers, earaches, peptic ulcers, diarrhea, and, eye disorders such as blurred vision and conjunctivitis. There are lots of female health problems that can be treated with the use of Lotur Bark benefits including gonorrhea, leucorrhoea, breast diseases, uterine bleeding, heavy menstrual bleeding, and menstrual disorders.
Due to its extensive therapeutic benefits forfemale health problems, this herb is (Lotur Bark benefits) also called “herb for female”. Lodh Pathani has anti-inflammatory properties that help in reducing internal inflammation. Lodh Pathani also helps to remove toxins from the body and additionally helps in forming tissues.
The stem bark is considered absorbent, acrid, alterative, aperient, mild astringent, cholagogue, cooling, depurative, expectorant, febrifuge, haemostatic, ophthalmic, refrigerant, stomachic and tonic. Useful in abnormal uterine secretion and atony of the uterus. Also useful in cases of leucorrhoea and menorrhagia due to relaxation of the uterine tissue. It also finds its use in treating elephantiasis. Being a mild astringent, it is given in the treatment of diarrhoea, dysentery, bleeding piles and liver complaints.