Vidanga or Embelia Ribes belongs to Family Myrsinaceae. It is a large semi climber shrub with long drooping branches. Leaves simple and their upper surface is shiny. The flowers are greenish white. The fruits are globular and wrinkled, grayish berries, become dark brown when ripe. It can be found in India, Indian Archipelago, Tropical Asia, Southern China, and East Africa.
Based on principles of Ayurveda Vidanga is light to digest and dries up the excess moistness. It is hot in potency and increases the metabolism.
The health benefits of Vidanga:
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