Andrographis is a bitter herb that has been used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years to help the immune system. This plant, which is called the "King of Bitters," has been the subject of more than 800 studies in both the east and the west since the 1950s. These studies show that the ancient health benefits of this plant still work in the modern world. It is a plant that grows naturally in India, Sri Lanka, and other parts of South Asia. It grows in the tropics and subtropics. Its narrow green leaves and small pink-white flowers are sometimes used as decorations.
Andrographis may also be called Indian Echinacea, Fan Talai Jone, Chuan Xin Lian, Chiretta, or Kalmegh. But no matter what you call it, Andrographis is a very useful herb that can be used alone or with other herbs.
The leaves, stems, and roots have natural bioactive compounds like diterpenes, flavonoids, xanthones, noriridoides, and other compounds that have been shown to help support a healthy inflammatory response, antioxidant activity, digestive health, immune function, and heart health. Here are some of the good things about Andrographis.
◉ Reducing the fever and sore throat due to tonsillitis- Some research shows that after 3 to 7 days of treatment, a high dose of andrographis (6 grams per day) works about as well as acetaminophen (Tylenol).
◉ Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis) - Early research suggests that taking andrographis extract every day for 8 weeks reduces the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease about as well as the drug mesalamine.
◉ Digestive health - The leaves of andrographis help keep the digestive system healthy, and the roots have properties that make them stomachic, which helps digestion. As a digestive bitter, this herb not only helps calm the whole digestive system, but it also helps the body absorb nutrients. It also helps the large and small intestines work well and supports a healthy microbiome in the gut.
◉ Immune and respiratory support - Andrographis boosts health and helps the body's immune system work better. It strengthens your body's natural defenses against seasonal or airborne problems, making you feel good all over. It can also help keep your lungs healthy and help you breathe normally and clearly. So, it is a well-rounded way to keep the immune system in check.
|Scientific Name||Andrographis paniculata.|
|Country of Origin
||Originally from India and Sri Lanka. Packaged in the USA.
|Taste & Aroma
||The overwhelming thing about this herb is how bitter it tastes. The first smell of the herb, its tea, or its extract is a bit like that of an animal.|
|Shelf Life & Storage
||Shelf Life is about 24 - months.The best way to store them is in a cool, dark place with a lid that keeps out air.|
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