Product Name: Andrographis Powder Extract
Latin Name: Andrographis Paniculata
Chinese Name: Chuan Xin Lian
Andrographis paniculata is traditionally known as kalmegh. The
plant belongs to family Acanthaceae and is widely used in Ayurvedic
and Homeopathic medicine. The plant grows in waste grounds and
prefers moist habitat. The flowers of the plant are insignificant
and of dirty pink color. In Ayurveda the drug has been decribed a
antipyretic ad hepatoprotective. Cold infusion of the drug is
mentioned in Sushruta Samhita for fever an liver disorders. The
plant has been used as a bitter tonic and a febrifuge. Recent
research has thrown light on medicinal value of the plant.
There are four lactones in Andrographis paniculata:
deoxyandrographolide, andrographolide, neoandrographolide and
deoxydidehydroandrographolide. Andrographolide and total lactone
are the common forms used in clinics. Animal studies on rat and
mice conclude that all four lactones have anti-iflammatory through
stimulating the adrenal gland and anti-pyretic effect. The most
activ constituent and standardization is based on Andrographolide.
The standardized extract contains 50%-95% of Andrographolide. he
most significant pharmacological activities are anti-allergic, anti
HIV, anti-inflammatory and anti-infection effects.
Reduce cold symptoms