Snakeskin or Slough has many health benefits in Ayurveda. It is popular with Hindi name- Saanp Ki kenchuli, Sukpanj, Sanskrit name- Sarpnirmoh and English name Castin.
Slough is exteriors skin or scales of outer skin of a snake. These scales are transparent to naked eyes and responsible for snake creeping. This snakeskin or skeleton of scales out after short time of interval and create new one. Snakeskin or Slough are used to cure many diseases but before this it is necessary to keep the identity of snake and its venom effects.
Snakeskin Slough Benefits:-
- In Goitre treatment, the slough ash or bhasma is used with mustard oil.
- Take the Snake skin or slough of black snake ans prepare fine powder and then mix with 10 gm of Sulpher (Gandhak). Mix this mixture with Neem extract in a mortar for 3 days. Prepare the pills of 2-2 Ratti and give the patient who need penicillin to treat diseases or disorders. It is also used in ulcers, skin diseases, blood vessel ulcer, cancer and in ear rankle treatment.
- In baldness treatment snakeskin or slough is also used. Heat slough in 64 times sesame oil to dissolve completely. Use this hair oil regularly for some days to treat baldness. This is very effective home remedy for baldness.
- In hives and prickly treatment, burn snakeskin or slough and then mix it into sesame oil. Use this mixture.