Ayurvedic Treatment

Kalmegh

Description :

  • Botanical Name: Andrographis paniculata nees (Acanthaceae)
  • Family Name:King of Bitters
  • Common Name: Kalmegh

"Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata) is annual herb which occurs throughout India. Kalmegh is bitter tonic and is useful in treating fever, liver disorders, worms, abdominal gas and constipation.Kalmegh has antipyretic (lowers fevers), anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant, antiparasitic and hepatoprotective (liver proteccting) activities. It can also be used to treat children suffering from liver and digestive system related problems. Kalmegh has been used for liver complaints and fever, and as an anti-inflammatory and immunostimulant. In clinical trials, Andrographis extract has been studied for use as an immunostimulant in upper respiratory tract infections and HIV infection.

Kalmegh uses in ayurveda:

  • Chronic fever : Take Kalmegh panchang(all parts of plant), clean and dry in shade. Make decoction by boiling 3-4 gm of it in water. Drink this decoction twice a day after mixing misri.
  • Liver related problems, Infection in intestine
  • Take leaves of Kalmegh (1 gm), Bhumi amla (1-2 gm powder), mulethi (2 gm) in 200 ml water. Boil till water reduces to 50 ml. Then filter and drink.
  • Chronic constipation, Indigestion, abdominal gas
  • Take amla powder (2 gm), kalmegh (2 gm), mulethi(2 gm) and make decoction by boiling in 400 ml water till water reduces to 100 ml. Filter and drink.
  • Diarrhoea, gas and low appetite in children
  • Take leaves of kalmegh and cook in water till it thickens. Then add jaggery. When it cools down make small pills. Give these pills to children in diarrhoea, gas and liver related problems.
  • Skin problems
  • Soak amla (2 gm) and kalmegh (3 gm) in a glass of water at night. Next morning filter and drink.

Ayurvedic concept:

Kalmegh has great range of health benefits, mostly for correcting the function of the respiratory system. The decoction of the plant is a blood purifier. It is used as a cure for torpid liver and jaundice. It is a major constituent of the Ayurvedic preperation switradilepa which in effective in treating vitiligo. The plant is also extracted for Andrographolide. Processed under hygienically controlled conditions, we present our clients with a gamut of Kalmegh. This product is used for the preparation of ayurvedic medicines. These medicines provide an outstanding protection to the three most vital internal organs that are brain, heart and liver.

Caution:

Do not exceed recommended dose. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking anticoagulants, antiplatelets or hypotensive medication or supplements.

Kalmegh

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