Manjistha also pronounced Manjishtha is a pure herb that has been used in Ayurvedic medicine as a blood purifier.
- Manjistha helps in blood purification and cleansing of the lymphatic system
- Manjistha helps improve skin health. It helps to heal damaged skin tissue and clears dark spots. Manjistha can also be used as a face pack in combination with other herbs like turmeric, sandalwood powder and orange peel
- Manjistha helps maintaining normal blood pressure and blood circulation
- Manjistha helps in normal menstruation
- Manjistha supports health of the urinary tract
- Manjistha helps in detoxification and removes toxins released in the blood when the liver, pancreas or other organs undergo detoxification
- Manjistha helps to maintain healthy gums
Helps to overcome skin hyperpigmentation.
Inhibits the enzyme tyrosinase which is responsible for melanin production.
Lessen cell damage caused by free radicals.
Ideal for melasma and age spots.
Usage and Indication:
1.Helps to overcome skin hyperpigmentation.
2.Inhibits the enzyme tyrosinase
Botanical Name : : Rubia Cordifolia
Family Name: : Rubiaceae
Common Name: : Indian Madder, Madderwort
Manjishtha grows in India, Southeast Asia and Africa. The roots and stems of Manjishtha are used.
The roots are said to have the properties of being nourishing, astringent, emmenagogue, tonic and vulnerary. The stems are bitter and cooling.
Manjishtha contains quinones, iridoid glycosides, triterpinoids, and beta-sitosterol.
Manjishtha means bright red due to the color of its roots. Manjishtha is bitter, astringent and sweet
Manjishtha soothes Kapha and Pitta and in ayurveda is considered useful for conditions resulting from aggravation of Kapha/ Pitta or both.