Rudraksha is a dried herbal fruit obtained from a Rudraksha tree. Rudrakshas obtained from the Rudraksha tree is considered to be sacred and have many medicinal and spiritual values which are preventive and curative.
Rudraksha is often believed to represent the link between the earth and heaven. These beads are the seeds of the Rudraksha fruit acquired from Rudraksha trees.
The botanical name of the Rudraksha tree is “Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb” and in English, it is named “Utrasum Bead Tree”. The seed of the Rudraksha tree holds a unique place in Hinduism and is believed to possess mystical and divine properties.
Necklaces made of Rudraksha beads are considered promising as well as powerful and are reported to have deep astrological and health benefits. It is believed that one who wears Rudraksha is unharmed by sins, and is safeguarded from all sinful acts or thoughts.
History Of Rudraksha Tree Beads
Rudraksha arrives from the Sanskrit word and stands for the “eyes of Lord Shiva”Rudra means “Shiva” and aksham means “tear of an eye”.
Rudraksha has its etymological origin in the Sanskrit words, ‘Rudra’ stands for the other name for Lord Shiva, and ‘aksha’ means teardrop. Lord Shiva is an important god of the Vedic age (125000yrs B.P.) and is portrayed wearing prayer beads of Rudraksha beads in the icon of the distinct historical era.
So it reveals that the merits of Rudraksha are originally realized by Shiva himself and handed over to benefit of a later era. Rudraksha tree beads have been worn by the people of Nepal and India for thousands of years to care for physical and mental health and to gain fearless life on their spiritual path to enlightenment and liberation.
Mythological tales have it that the Rudraksha plant was born of Lord Shiva’s teardrops. Ancient scriptures, such as ‘Shiva Purana’, ‘Padma Purana’, and ‘Srimad Bhagavad’ speak of the immensity and marvelous powers of the Rudraksha.
For thousands of years, they have ornamented the bodies of sages and saints to lead a fearless life on widespread frontiers searching for enlightenment and freedom.
Properties Of Rudraksha Tree Fruit
It is believed that every human being and other living things on the earth have their own Aura. The field of energy that surrounds people and other living things.
This Aura reflects the energy of the spirit in that body, which extends about two to four inches around the body and is a light or pastel shade. It contains every color and shade, like the rainbow it generally extends 2-5 inches around the body.
Its color patterns and textures show much information about mental physical, emotional, spiritual, karmic, environmental, and relational states. An Aura is like a thumbprint that is completely individual and expresses who you really are in all your splendors.
Rudraksha Bead has Paramagnetic, Electromagnetic, Dynamic Polarity, and Diamagnetic so-called power to change its polarity. Rudraksha also has Anti Aging Properties based on their Electromagnetism. When Rudraksha Beads are worn, they make boundaries and merge with the Human Body at a silent delicate level of Sensibility.
Due to their Dielectric and Magnetic Properties, the Rudraksha tree Beads start an effect beneficial change in the Bioelectric system of the Human Body in a life-supporting mode. As a reaction to this change in the electric makeup of our body, positive change is also begun in our Bio-Chemical System.
It is believed and proved that Rudraksha tree beads have positive Electromagnetic and Inductive properties and whenever worn over the heart they send out complementary signals varying for different mukhis to the brain, motivating or examining particular brain chemicals and neurotransmitters thereby giving rise to states of mind as specified in ancient scriptures.
Different Types Of Rudraksha Tree Beads
Rudraksha tree beads are sorted based on the number of “mukhis” which means the clefts and furrows on the surface they have. Each bead has a distinct effect on you, depending on the number of mukhis it has.
These are crucial from the astrological point of view since it is believed that Rudrakshas of different mukhis please different major planets. The scriptures speak of 1 to 38 mukhis, but Rudrakshas of 1 to 14 mukhis are generally found.
Benefits Of Rudraksha Tree Fruit
The bead of Rudraksha has Ayurvedic characters. Each Rudraksha has some anticipatory and healing therapeutic value. The beads of Rudraksha and its bark leaves, and the outer shell of the beads all are used to cure various illnesses, below are a few of them.
1. It Is The Best Blood Purifier
Take one part of Rudraksha and six-part of water the ratio of 1:6. Boil the water Crush Rudraksha and put it in boiling water and stir regularly until it grows to one-fourth in volume, remove it from the fire and use it as quath. Regularly, using honey purifies the blood and acts as a general tonic.
2. Rudraksha Is Best For Piles
Take the powder made from a Rudraksha bead mix it with Triphala churna and guggul the ratio of 1:4:4. And seize orally with water or dissolve it in a cup full of water and take it.
Alternatively, Prepare a paste out of the root of Rudraksha and Rudraksha in the ratio of 4:1 composite and apply it to the affected area. You can also prepare a paste with Triphala and Rudraksha at 4:1, mix this with honey and apply the affected area.
3. It Controls High Blood Pressure
For high blood pressure eat Rudraksha with cream, curd, or milk. Put 5 Mukhi Rudraksha in a glass of 3 ounces of ordinary water; add seven peppers, 7 Basil leaves, 1 clove, and a big Cardamom.
After 5, hours get this combination sieved and drink it first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Drink this water for at least two months. These are certain remedies for curing high blood pressure.
4. It Helps In Breathing Problems
Take Harad (Black Myroblan) also called Terminalia chebula, adusa’s bark (Adhatoda Vasica), and Rudraksha beads in the same ratio.
Put all into the water, water must be three times more than the ingredients, and boil them to make quath. This quath is possessed with honey and it cures breathing problems like cough and general breathing problems.
5. It is Good For Brain Fever
In cases of brain fever, take an earthen pot and put four to five beads of rudraksha in water, and keep it overnight. Drink this water early morning on an empty stomach, and do this for 40 days. You will definitely find the change.
7. Chicken Pox
Pox is pacified by taking jaggery soaked in jambira (Citrus lemon) juice or 3 to 5 gm powdered Rudraksha seeds with cow’s milk in the morning. Or In chickenpox, Rudraksha and black pepper of equal weight should be ground and sieved through a cloth. This powder should be drunk with stale water to cure chickenpox.
8. it Is Useful In Chicken Pox Marks & Burns
Burn or pox marks on the face can be treated by using the five Mukhi Rudraksha. Rub and make a paste of five Mukhi Rudraksha on a clean surface and apply it to these marks. You can get the best result from the Rudraksha treatment for the marks if it is not older than a year.
9. It is Useful In Poisonous Insects Bites
Take Rudraksha and the root of kakoda at 1:4 ratios and take one liter of water in preparing the quath. Let ninety percent of the water gets evaporated while boiling it.
Now drink one spoon of quath with twice a spoon of ghee made up of cow’s milk regularly. For poisonous insects, bite applies the Rudraksha paste with lemon juice.
10. It is Useful In Brain Disease
Take a big-sized four Mukhi Rudraksha. Take a vessel containing about one liter of pure cow’s milk and put four Mukhi Rudraksha in it. Boil it for about ten minutes. Cool the milk to a lukewarm temperature.
Drink this milk on an empty stomach and do not eat anything for another half an hour. Carry on this for 21 days and you will get the benefit from all types of brain diseases.
The Ved Puranas describe that each Rudraksha tree bead is powerful with distinct values; they range from 1 Mukhi to 21 Mukhi. Each Rudraksha bead is capable of regulating our mind and the positive energies around us.