- Botanical Name : Fagopyrum Esculentum
- Family Name : Polygonaceae
- Common Name : Buckwheat
- Part Used : Buckwheat, Buckwheat Hulls
- Habitat : It is native to central and northern asia and cultivated in temperate regions of india.
- Product offered : Seeds, Hull
Buckwheat is astringent, acrid, bitter, cardiotonic, hypotensive, galactogogue, prophylactic and vasodilator. It is very good source of ‘rutin’. Rutin is useful in treatment of circulatory problems. It dilates blood vessels, lowers blood pressure, treat fragile capillaries and reduce permeability of capillaries. It is useful in gout, varicose veins and haemorrhage into retina. Buckwheat tea is used to cure circulatory problems. It is used in the treatment of chilblain, retinitis, eczema and liver disorders. buckwheat pillow is very useful as compared to conventional fiberfill foam or feather fillings. As it provide relief from pains and very good support to head and neck. Buckwheat hull fillings are cool in summer and warm in winter because of its insulating properties. It is also environment friendly pillow. An infusion of the herb has been used in the treatment of erysipelas (an acute infectious skin disease). It is also used as food supplements