Shankhpushpi Scientific Name

Convolvulus Pluricaulis

Shankhpushpi Other Names

English: Morning-Glory, Speed Wheel, Aloe weed, Bindweed and Asian pigeonwings
Sanskrit: Mangalyakushuma

What is Shankhpushpi?

Recognized in Ayurveda as a herb which boosts intellect and memory, Shankhapushpi treats memory-related dysfunctions. Studies have found Shankhpushi to be effective as anti-depressant and rich in anti-oxidants. Its biological affects are attributed to Naturally occurring organic compounds like alkaloids, flavonoids and coumarins.

Common forms of Shankhpushpi

Powder, Tablet, Capsule, Juice & Syrup

Shankhpushpi is commonly used for:

Shankhpushpi Dosage

Powder: 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon twice a day for adults.
Tablet / Capsule: 1 or 2 tablets twice a day for adults.
Juice: 2 to 4 teaspoon twice a day for adults.
Syrup: 20 ml with water after meals, twice a day for adults.

Shankhpushpi Side-effects and Warnings

Common side effects: None reported.
Not so common side effects: None reported.
Pregnant or Nursing mothers: Not recommended.
Children: Unknown.
1. Do not consume more than 3 to 5 grams within 24 hours.
2. Avoid if you suffer from Low Blood Pressure.

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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 His aim is to research Ayurveda, take what works, discard what's superseded by new discoveries, and in all increase in human knowledge.

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