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Mayweed Plant / Akkal Kadha

English Name : Mayweed Plant
Hindi Name : Akkal Kadha

PROPERTIES: Antispasmodic, Anti-inflammatory and Antiphlogistic

The Mayweed plant or Akkal Kadha plant is closely related to chamomile. It is a natural antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory and antiphlogistic. It is a flowering plant with a strong odour. It is considered a "stinking" plant dues to its peculiar smell. Akkal Kadha flowers contain 1–2% of volatile oils like:

* Alpha-bisabolol

* Alpha-bisabolol oxides A & B

* Matricin

The oils mentioned above possess anti-inflammatory and antiphlogistic properties making the Mayweed plant a popular preference in medicinal use.

Medicinal Uses of Mayweed Plant/Akkal Kadha

Get good sleep

It is known for its calming and relaxing properties due to flavonoids called apigenin. It has a slow-release, tranquillizing and sedative effect on your nervous system.

Happy Gut & Stomach

Say goodbye to gastrointestinal problems. Akkal Kadha is excellent for abdominal cramping, dizziness, gas, diarrhoea, nausea and stomach ache. Works quickly on your gas and calms the stomach. The plant is effective as it kills the Helicobacter pylori bacteria, which causes gastritis and stomach ulcers

Fights Cancer

Studies have shown tumour growth inhibition with the bioactive constituent apigenin found in Akkal Kadha plant. It is proven to be a good growth inhibitor of skin, prostate, breast and ovarian cancer. The same study showed a reduction in cell viability in various human cancers. 

Helps Improve Heart Health

The flavonoids are a boon to mankind. Since Akkal Kadha is filled with flavonoids you are assured of rich bioactive compounds that fight cardiovascular disease. Flavonoids decrease blood pressure, LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels. This helps improve your heart health.

Relieves Menstrual cramps

The Mayweed plant is a great analgesic, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory, which relieves menstrual cramps. It regulates serotonin action and reduces negative symptoms.

Skin Health Expert

Mayweed plant is the finest natural ingredient for your skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties help you soothe red, troubled and rough skin. It is also great to remove impurities, in turn, it helps eliminate dermatitis, skin burns, acne, wounds and eczema.

Anti-inflammatory Properties

This refined essential oil penetrates below your skin surface and goes deeper into your skin layers. The primary anti-inflammatory activity is to inhibit LPS-induced prostaglandin release and attenuation of the cyclooxygenase (COX-2) enzyme.

Prevents Colic or Diarrhoea conditions

It has shown great results in curbing diarrhoea and colic in children as. It can be used safely to treat infant colic disorders.


You can use a Mayweed plant ointment in case you are suffering from haemorrhoids. It is known to reduce inflammation associated with haemorrhoids and stop bleeding. 

For ages, people have been inhaling steam with Mayweed Plant extract to get rid of their cold. Some other health benefits of Akkal Kadha include:

* Immunity Booster

* Fights colds and infections

* Relieved hypertensive symptoms health benefits can be established

Ayurveda products make the best use of Mayweed Plant or Akkal Kadha. Choose naturally made products to experience the benefits of Akkal Kadha fully.

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