Claimed medicinal properties of Rudraksha

Nervous weakness, insanity, epilepsy, melancholia, mania, other mental disorders, insomnia, headache, jaundice, hypertension, fever, cholesterol lowering, diabetes, stress, and impotence.

Proven medicinal properties of Rudraksha

Defensive accomplishment of E. sphaericus (Rudraksha) extracts in experimental bronchial asthma, protection of guinea-pigs against bronchospasm, Microbial activity against several microorganisms including against Salmonella. Anticonvulsant activity.

Curent use of Rudraksha in Ayurvedic treatment.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus fruits are used in Ayurveda for mental diseases, epilepsy, asthma, hypertension, arthritis and liver diseases.