Iahas-Green Chiretta

Green Chiretta


Green Chiretta Scientific Name

Andrographis paniculata

Green Chiretta Other Names

English: Kalmegh
Hindi: Kalmegh, Kalpaaath
Sanskrit: Bhunimbah, Kiratatiktah

What is Green Chiretta?

Green Chiretta, known as “Kalmegh” and “King of Bitters,” is used mainly to protect the liver against free radicals (known to cause liver disease) because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity. It works to boost immunity and relieve the symptoms of the common cold, allergies, and sinusitis. Additionally, it lowers blood sugar levels by increasing insulin secretion, therefore, is good for helping diabetics. Green Chiretta powder may be applied to skin to decrease eczema, boils and skin infections because of its antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. Since it is bitter in taste, it is recommended to consume it in diluted form or with some sweetener. Finally, it widens the blood vessels and increases blood flow, helping those with high blood pressure.

Common forms of Green Chiretta

Seeds, leaves, shoots, and flowers

Green Chiretta is commonly used for:

  • Influenza
  • Hangover (Veisalgia)
  • Dealing with feverish symptoms
  • Minimizing the effects Malaria
  • Relieving constipation
  • Colitis
  • Dealing with worm infestation
  • Relieving upset stomach
  • Minimizing a loss of appetite
  • Minimizing skin disease
  • Relieving the symptoms that come with Cancer

Green Chiretta Dosage

Juice: 1-2 teaspoons once a day or as prescribed.
Churna: ¼-½ teaspoon twice a day or as prescribed.
Capsule: 1-2 capsules twice a day or as prescribed.

Green Chiretta Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Dizziness, Drowsiness, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Loss of appetite
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnancy or breastfeeding: Avoid consuming Green Chiretta during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Children: Not known.
Not known.

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