Common Name: Country mallow, Flannel weed, Heartleaf, Bariar, Batyalaka, Beejband, Brela, Chikana, Chiribenda, Chitimutti, Janglimethi

Botanical Name: Sida cordifolia

Active Agents: Ephedrine, sterculic acid, malvalic and coronaric acid, pseudoephedrine, fatty acid, saponine, hypaphorine, ecdysterone, indole alkaloids, palmitic acid, stearic acid and ole-beta-sitosterol

Uses of Bala

Arthritis: Apply a paste of bala roots over painful joints.

Fever with Fits: Decoction of the root of bala and ginger is effective in intermittent fever with cold shivers.

Nervous System Disorders (Facial Paralysis and Sciatica): Apply the root paste or massage with bala siddha oil.

Diabetes and Arrhythmia: Crush the plant and extract its juice. Strain and take half tsp thrice daily.

Erectile Dysfunction and Premature Ejaculation: Bala is a well-known energy tonic that enhances sexual potency and ojas.

Ayurvedic Supplements


Chyawanprash (Special)

Bala Powder