Contains stachydrine, rustic acid & a volatile substance. Is bitter, aperient, diuretic & expectorant. Given in splenic, renal and hepatic complaints
Contains potential antiviral agents against Hepatitis C Virus, Supports interferon therapy for better treatment of chronic HCV. * Virol J. 2011; 8: 26
Acclaimed hepatoprotective, used in hepatic enlargement, fever, vomiting & abdominal pain, extends cholagogue and anti-inflammatory properties
Exhibits antioxidant activity through correction of oxidative stress, produces significant reduction in lipid peroxidation and undertakes liver detoxification
Liver detoxifier, hepato-tonic, purgative. Helps normalize the increased enzyme levels after liver damage
Used against gastrointestinal and hepato-biliary disorders in traditional European medicine, extends Choleretic effects * Phytomedicine. 2006 Nov;13(9-10):702-6.
A potent chemopreventive agent, Suppresses hepatic oxidative stress, toxicity, & tumor promotion response