Anantmool Root Scientific Name
Anantmool Root Other Names
Hindi: Sariva, Kapuri
What is Anantmool Root?
Anantmool, literal meaning of which is “eternal root” has miraculous therapeutic and cosmetic properties and is widely used in Ayurveda. It is mainly found near the seashores and in the Himalayan territories.
Owing to it’s Ropan (healing) and Raktashodhak (blood purifying) properties it is used in Ayurvedic skin medicines. It treats various skin problems like ringworms, psoriasis, eczema, bacterial infections etc.
Common forms of Anantmool Root
Anantmool Root is commonly used for:
- Relieving heartburn
- Aiding digestion
- Aiding healthy breast milk secretion
- Relieving fever
- Treating skin infections and promoting healthy youthful skin
- Treating inflammation like Gout and Arthritis
- Treating respiratory disorders like coughs, colds, asthma, and other chronic respiratory problems
- Treating anemia
- Varicose Veins
Anantmool Root Dosage
Juice: 3-4 tsp twice daily
Paste: ½ to 1 tsp or as prescribed
Anantmool Root Side-effects and Warnings
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Not enough scientific evidence, consult a doctor before use.
Children: Not known.
Can interact with digoxin and cause palpitations.
Can increase the concentration of Lithium in the body, if taken along with lithium supplements.
Can worsen the conditions in kidney patients.