Ratanjot oil/Alkanet oil (روغن رتن جوت) is traditionally used in Tribal areas of HP for its therapeutic properties. Roots soaked in bitter apricot oil for three weeks impart a bright red colour. It is a natural conditioner and helps to arrest premature graying, baldness and hair loss.This plant has been used to dye ointments, oils, and waxes and is frequently used in soaps, lotions, and makeup products across the world today. Because of its pigmentation properties, alkanet root are largely used for dying wood and fabrics. In wood staining, alkanet is a fine imitation of rosewood, or mahogany. It is also used in varnishes for fine wood products, such as violins.
- English Name: Ratanjot oil/Alkanet oil
- Urdu Name:روغن رتن جوت (Ratan Jot Ka taeel)
Uses & Health Benefits:
- Treat varicose veins
- Treat itching rashes
- Treat cough
- Used to treat diarrhea and gastric ulcers
- Heal skin wounds
- Used as an astringent
- Alleviates symptoms of ulcers in the stomach
- Treat kidney stones
- Treat blood clots in the leg
- Treat infections and burns
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