Mimosa Pudica is a tropical plant with nerve regenerative potential.
Mimosa pudica is extensively used in Ayurveda, Unani & Homeopathic medicine. All plant parts are used against glandular tumors and uterine cancer. Mimosa can be a potential rich source of natural antioxidants.
Mimosine (a toxic alkaloid), an adrenaline-like substance, tannin, crocetin dimethyl ester, a mucilage composed of d -xylose and d -glucuronic acid, tubulin, phytohormones-turgorines (derivatives of 4-O-(ß-D- glucopyranosyl-6-sulphate), gallic acid, calcium oxalate crystals, C-glycosylflavones. A root extract contains 10% tannin, ash, calcium oxalate crystals and mimosine. Scared Plants Farmacy uses the whole plant for our tincture.
The mimosine has potent antiproliferative properties (inhibit cell growth on tumor cells) and apoptosis (programmed cell death) effects.
Mimosa pudica been shown to alleviate pain, and is also used as an antispasmodic, muscle relaxant, and anti-inflammatory.
A 1:1 ethanol-water extract is very effective for pain management and is currently patent pending for pain relief.
Mimosa produces an antidepressant-like profile similar to two tricyclic antidepressants Clomipramine (brand-name Anafranil®), Desipramine (brand names: Norpramin® and Pertofrane®).
The wound healing activity of Mimosa pudica root methanolic extract shows very good wound healing activity when compared to the standard drug Gentamicin.
Histopathological studies reveal that the concurrent administration of carbon tetrachloride with the Mimosa extract exhibited protection of the liver tissue. A study has confirmed the hepatoprotective activity of ethanol extract (as extracted by Scared Plants Farmacy) of Mimosa pudica which may be attributed to its antioxidant properties.
~ A mild diuretic that seems to enhance the regeneration of nerves.~ The plant is traditionally used for bleeding disorders like menorrhagia (excessive blood loss during menstruation), dysentery with blood and mucus, piles. ~ Used as a mild sedative and for many conditions related to stress, agitation and insomnia. In Chinese Traditional Medicine (CTM), Mimosa is used for relieving anxiety, stress and depression~ Effective in relieving the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and muscular pain.
~ Depresses duodenal contractions (similar to atropine sulphone).
~ Treatment for Lyme disease (antiparasitic)
Mimosa has a broad spectrum of activity against many of the parasites that are associated with this disease; it may also have a strong effect on Babesia (malaria-like parasite that infects red blood cells). Lyme disease is a common tick-borne disease. Infection is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi; a spiral-shaped bacterium (spirochete). The spirochete enters the skin at the point of the tick bite.
Dosage Tincture: 1 – 3 ml. (1 – 3 full pipettes) daily. Consult your homeopath or herbalist.
Precaution Do not use when pregnant, when operating equipment or using an antidepressant.