Semecarpus Anacardium (Bhilawa)

Used in the Ayurvedic system of medicine for the treatment of various ailments, mainly alimentary tract and certain dermatological conditions, improving sexual power and increasing sperm count, curing diseases related to digestive system, balancing Kapha dosha in body. Also impactable on illnesses related to the heart, blood pressure, respiration, cancer and neurological disorders. Godambi is eaten by Indians in winter and was commonly used as a method of birth control for women.