Abelmoschus MT is used mainly as a stimulant, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic and carminative. It improves digestion. Homoeopathically it is used in anxiety in children, fear of animals, apathy, dribbling urination, dropsy, tetanic rigidity with modality like eating non-vegetable and desire for cold foods and drinks. It is reported to be useful in nervous debility, hysteria and other nervous disorders. It has diuretic and antispasmodic action as well. Recent studies have established it antidiabetic activity.
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