An Ayurvedic herb Bakuchi is a renowned traditional Indian medicine for helping in skin diseases. The botanical name of Bakuchi is Psoralia corylifolia and it comes from Fabaceae family. Described in Charak Samhita, this sees is applied on the affected area both internally and externally.
While consumption, it tastes sweet and bitter at the same time whereas after digestion, it smells pungent. It can also be used for constipation because of its coolness. It is also used for kapha, vayu and also in strengthening of the hair as well as purification of the skin.