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- Product Code: HIMA099
- Weight: 60.00 Gram(s)
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Latin Names Boerhaavia diffusa Linn. /
Boerhaavia repens Linn.
English Name Spreading Hogweed
Sanskrit / Indian Name Punarnava
Boerhaavia diffusa is a weed found throughout India. Roots contain the rotenoids, boeravinones A1, B1, C2, D, E and F besides the dihydroisofurenoxanthin and boerhavine.
It was found to stop intra-uterine-contraceptive-device (IUCD)-induced bleeding. This herb is also known for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, which are comparable to those of ibuprofen. It has also proved useful as a hematinic.
The roots, leaves and different extracts exhibited many pharmacological properties. It is a diuretic, anti-inflammatory, stomachic, laxative, myocardial stimulant, antibacterial and antiviral. It is useful in asthma, anemia, jaundice, ascites, anasarca, scanty urine, internal inflammation and as an antidote for snake venom.
Punarnava helps maintain efficient kidney and urinary functions with its diuretic, anti-spasmodic and anti-inflammatory action.
It is used in Urinary tract infections
1 capsule twice a day before meals with water.
Please maintain an hour's gap between intake of our products and other allopathic drugs.
* Recommended only at the age of 14 years and above.
The chromatograph is representative of the quality and consistency of the drug. Every single capsule of Himalaya Pure Herbs has identical chromatographs, indicative of highest standards of quality maintained by us. The pure herb bought by you anywhere in the world provides you with the same goodness.
Ahmed, K. and Chakraborty, S., Hypouricaemic factor in Boerhaavia diffusa, J. Biol. Agri. Sci., 1961, 4(1), 92-93.
Malhotra, S.C. Edr., Pharmacological Investigations of Certain Medicinal Plants and Compound Formulations Used in Ayurveda and Siddha, CCRAS, New Delhi, 1996, 280.