Cap-Punarnava (Comprehensive control of urinary tract infections) :
Description : The extract of Punarnava has diuretic properties. It helps maintain effective kidney function.Punarnava helps maintain efficient kidney function, with its diuretic, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory action. It is a very useful herb in treating edema.
Testimonial : Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa) including the root and leaves, is known to have medicinal properties. It has long been used by indigenous and tribal people in India. The medicinal value of this plant in the treatment of a large number of ailments is mentioned in Ayurveda’s prime text, the Charaka Samhita. Punarnava has many ethnobotanical uses. The leaves are eaten as a vegetable. The root juice is used to treat asthma, urinary disorders, leukorrhea, rheumatism and encephalitis. In addition, the plant has many pharmacological, clinical and antimicrobial properties.
The plant contains punarnavoside, rotenoids, boeravinones A, B, C, D and E, lignans, flavones and sterols. Punarnavoside is reported to have diuretic, anti-inflammatory, antifibrinolytic and antibacterial properties. Of the two lignans liriodendrin and syringaresinol mono-?-D-glucoside found in the root extract of Punarnava, liriodendrin has a significant calcium channel blocking effect. Calcium channel antagonists or calcium channel blockers are drugs which relax the smooth muscle cells, thereby reducing muscle spasms. They relax blood vessels and lower blood pressure, which is useful in the treatment of cardiovascular disorders. The rotenoid constituents have been studied for their spasmolytic activity on the gastrointestinal tract.
Key Ingredients - Key Herb functions :
Product Benefits - * Urinary tract infections :