Andrographis, Andrographis paniculata
Andrographolide is the active principle
astringent, anodyne, tonic and alexipharmic properties
dysentery, cholera, diabetes, influenza, bronchitis, piles, gonorrhoea,
hepatomegaly, skin disorders, fever and worm infestation.
The plant is bitter, acrid, cooling, laxative, vulnenary, antiperiodic, anti-inflammatory,
expectorant, depurative, digestive and stomachic.
It is useful in burning sensation, wounds, ulcers, chronic bronchitis, leprosy,
pruritis, flatulence, colic and diarrhea
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