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Andrographis, Andrographis paniculata

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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