Iahas-Anantmool Root-Sariva

Anantmool Root (Sariva)


Anantmool Root Scientific Name

Hemidesmus Indicus

Anantmool Root Other Names

English: Indian Sarsaparilla
Hindi: Sariva, Kapuri
Sanskrit: Anantamool

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.

It is also used in managing female reproductive disorders, promoting digestion and boosting weight-loss.

Common forms of Anantmool Root

Powder, Juice

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

Powder: ¼ to 1 tsp or as prescribed
Juice: 3-4 tsp twice daily
Paste: ½ to 1 tsp or as prescribed

Anantmool Root Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Not known.
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.

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Avi is an irreverent hard-core Engineer turned Marketer, who is focused on unveiling the secrets of Ayurveda, scientifically. His aim is to research Ayurveda, take what works, discard what's superseded by new discoveries, and in all increase in human knowledge.

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