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Tukhme Khurfa

Tukhme Khurfa

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Tukhme Khurfa can help with headaches and migraines. They are rich in minerals and vitamins. Tukhme Khurfa is also rich in omega-3 fatty acids, protecting the heart from attacks and many other diseases. They are good for the kidneys and may aid in treating gastrointestinal disorders.

  • Good for diabetes and hypertension
  • Protect kidneys and bladder
  • Helps in treating headaches and migraines
  • Protect bones against osteoporosis
  • Protect against heart diseases

    Tukhme Khurfa or Purslane Seeds are small black seeds obtained from the purslane plant. It is a succulent weed whose leaves, stems, and seeds can be used in salads and many other dishes. Scientifically it is known as Portulaca oleraceae and more commonly they also may be referred to as Tukhme Kulfa or Kulfa.

    In Tibb-e-Unani, Purslane seeds are used in many medicines. They are rich in calcium, potassium, and magnesium. In addition, they are a good source of alpha-linolenic and gamma-linolenic acid. They are cool in nature and have multiple properties including, Antidysentric, antidiarrhoeal, vermifuge, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial,  demulcent, astringent.

    Benefits of Tukme Khurfa:

    • Tukhme Khurfa is good for diabetes and hypertension.
    • They can cleanse kidneys and protect the kidneys and bladder against multiple diseases.
    • Tukhme Khurfa also helps in treating headaches and migraines.
    • Tukhme Khurfa is also rich in vitamin A, C, and B complex which works against wrinkles, scars, and blemishes.
    • The calcium and magnesium content in Tukhme Khurfa can improve teeth, and they also protect bones against osteoporosis.
    • As Tukhme Khurfa are rich in Fatty acids (behenic acid, lauric acid, linoleic acid, linolenic acid (omega-3) palmitic acid they can improve your heart health. Moreover, they lower bad cholesterol levels and stimulate blood circulation in the body.
    • Purslane seeds may aid in treating gastrointestinal disorders such as diarrhea.
    • Purslane seeds may help in treating AUB (abnormal uterine bleeding).

    How to use

    The seeds can be used as a whole and in the form of powder as well. The recommended dosage is 3-6 grams a day.


    What is the Tukhme Khurfa used for?

    In traditional medicine, Purslane seeds are believed to have several health benefits. They are particularly used in herbal remedies for digestive issues and as a mild laxative.

    What is the botanical name of the Tukhme Khurfa?

    The botanical name of Tukhme Khurfa isPortulaca oleracea Linn.

    Who should not intake Purslane seeds?

    It contains a high level of oxalic acid. Therefore, people with kidney disorders and high uric acid levels should not intake it. 

    Can I use Tukhme Khurfa for weight loss?

    Yes, it can assist you in weight management. These seeds are relatively low in calories, which benefits those aiming to lose weight.

    Does Purslane have side effects?

    It is very nutritious and considered safe for consumption. However, people having kidney disorders are not recommended to use it.

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