Andrographis paniculata flower



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Ayurvedic uses :-

It may be used in the treatment of upper respiratory infection, ulcerative colitis and rheumatic symptoms; in particular, there is no evidence of its effectiveness in cancer treatment.
Andrographis combined with Eleutherococcus senticosus may shorten the duration and lessen the symptoms of common cold.

Pregnant women shouldn’t use andrographis because it could terminate pregnancy.

Andrographis paniculata plants



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Andrographis paniculata flowers



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Andrographis paniculata flower



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Ayurvedic Uses :- Andrographis paniculata is used in traditional Siddha and Ayurvedic systems of medicine as well as in tribal medicine in India and some other countries.

Andrographis paniculata flower



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Andrographis paniculata flower



Andrographis paniculata seeds Kalmegh seeds

Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Plantae

(unranked):        Angiosperms

(unranked):        Eudicots

(unranked):        Asterids

Order:   Lamiales

Family:  Acanthaceae

Genus: Andrographis

Species:               A. paniculata

Binomial name : Andrographis paniculata