Babchi seeds or Psoralea corylifolia,very useful phytochemicals in the future.


Applications and Properties:


Psoralea fruit Psoralea Corylifolia Psoralea pinnata Babchi seedAs hair tonic.Anti-Cancer.Bone cancer.
Antioxidant and antimicrobial,against oral pathogens in humans.
Blood and Skin Cleaner.Heart Effect.
Anti-Bacteria.Sleep Effect.
Effect on medicine metabolism.Anti-Early Pregnant Effects.
Anti skin transplantation Rejection.
Warming kidney and activating yang,
Receiving respiratory Qi,
Antidiarrheal,warming spleen and stopping diarrha,
Tonify kidney and activating yang,
Promoting inspiration to relieve asthma,


Traditional Medicinal Uses:According to TCM and Ayurveda,root is useful in carries of teeth whereas leaves are good for diarrhea. Fruit is diuretic, and causes biliousness.It is useful in treatment of vomiting,piles,bronchitis,inflammation,anaemia etc.It improves hair growth and complexion. Seeds are refrigerant,alternative,laxative,antipyretic,anthelmintic,alexiteric and good for heart troubles.Seed oil is used externally in treatment of elephantiasis.According to Unani system of medicine,its seed is purgative,stomachic,anthelmintic,vulnerary,stimulant,aphrodisiac and cures blood related troubles.It is applied externally in treatment of skin related troubles.

In the TCM system,the herb Fructus Psoraleae(Malaytea Scurfpea Fruit,Bu Gu Zhi) noted taste hot(pungent),bitter,nature warm.Enter into kidney,pericardium,spleen,stomach,lung meridians.

In the TCM system,the herb Fructus Psoraleae(Malaytea Scurfpea Fruit,Bu Gu Zhi) used for various ailments and health problems,indicated for:impotentia(asynodia,sexual impotence),impotentia(asynodia,sexual impotence) with spermatorrhea,seminal emission,enuresis(bed-wetting),frequent micturition,spermatorrhea,cold pain in the lumbus and knees,dyspnea due to deficiency of the kidney,cold diarrhea due to kidney deficiency,asthma and cough due to deficiency cold,kidney failing to promote inspiration(deficiency of kidney Qi failing to control respiring Qi),diarrhoea before dawn,chronic diarrhea,deficiency of the kidney-Yang,vacuity cold of the lower origin,deficiency of spleen and kidney,external for leucoderma(leukodermia,piebald skin vitiligo),alopecia areata(pelada),psoriasis.

Dosage:In the TCM system,the herb Fructus Psoraleae(Malaytea Scurfpea Fruit,Bu Gu Zhi) suggested dosage internal as decoction 6~15 grams,or into pellets,powder.External proper amount infuse wine and apply at affected area.

Safety and Toxicity:

Psoralea fruit Psoralea Corylifolia Psoralea pinnata Babchi seedAcute Toxicity:Psoralen.LD50.Lethal dose,50 percent kill,Oral.Mice.625 mg/kg.

Psoralea is generally regarded as safe;however,if this herb is being used to treat a light-sensitive disorder,it is important to use sunscreen or avoid sun exposure.It is possible to experience skin irritation and blistering when using this herb topically.If that happens,discontinue use.

There have also been occasional side effects such mild stomach upset,but taking ginger tea usually resolves the problem.If not,discontinue use.


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  • Name:Psoralea fruit Extract
  • Serie No:R101.
  • Specifications:10:1 TLC
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  • Chem/IUPAC Name:Psoralea Corylifolia Extract is an extract of the fruits and seeds of the psoralea,Psoralea corylifolia,Leguminosae
  • Other Names:Psoralea pinnata,Psoralea corylifolia Linn,Babchi seeds,Malaytea Scurfpea Fruit,Psoralea corylifolia,Scurfy Pea,Fructus Psoraleae,BU GU ZHI,Bu Gu Zhi,Bakuchi,Babachi,Babechi,Bavanchi,Bukchi,Bloukeur,Fonteinbos,Hakuchi,Kantaka,Karpokarishi,Somaraji,Karu-bogi,Krishnaphala,Loelab el abid,Latakasturi,Mahalep,Osiralean seed,Psoralea Seed,Waghchi,Sugandha kantak,Vabkuchi,Vakuchi,Penwortel,Fruit of Malaytea Scurfpea,UmHlonishwa.

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Psoralea fruit Extract INCI Name Psoralea Corylifolia Extract Babchi seed extract Psoralen CAS 10523-56-5 isopsoralen CAS 523-50-2

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