गुरुवार, 9 अक्तूबर 2008

guduchi(Tinospora cordifolia)

"corrects immunosuppression associated with deranged hepatic function"

Principle action: immuno potentiative

Active principle: Tinosporin, columbin

This herb has been used in traditional medicine since ancient times. Some of the nighantus have mentioned its efficacy in jaundice. Clinically this herb has been tried as a therapeutic modality in jaundice and is widely used as immunomodulator.


powder: 3 gm to 6 gm

dry extract:

बुधवार, 8 अक्तूबर 2008

Bhumi Amalki( phyllanthus amarsu) best for hepatitis b

"proved anti viral drug in hepatitis B in human subjects"
principle action: Anti viral
active principle: phyllanthin, hypophyllanthin
Bhumalaki is effective in most liver disorders. It is shown to be a safe lipotropic drug with its primary action on the liver. The fresh juice used to treat viral hepatitis.
It appears to be the drug that treat hepatitis B in carriers and help in the control of the disease. The lignans phyllanthin and hypophyllanthin exhibit anti hepatotoxic activity in primary cultured rat hepatocytes.
Powder: 3 gm to 6 gm
Dry extract: 300 mg to 600 mg