Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia)
Rubia cordifolia is highly valuable plant in Ayurvedic system of medicine used for treatment of various skin diseases. The root of this plant is used internally in the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding, internal and external haemorrhage, bronchitis, rheumatism, stones in the kidney and gall bladder, diuretic, dysentery etc. The roots are used to lower the blood pressure.
Studies have shown this herb to have the following actions:-
Blood Purifier : Manjistha improves liver functions and detoxifies blood, restores natural complexion and enhances glow.