Category Archives: Liver

Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna): Liver Protective Herb

Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna) is a tree that belongs to the Combretaceae family of plants. Arjuna is usually found growing along river beds and can reach heights of around 25 meters. Arjuna is native to Asian countries including Bangladesh and India … Continue reading

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Kakamachi (Solanum nigrum): Liver Protective Herb

Kakamachi (Solanum nigrum) belongs to the Solanaceae (nightshade) family of plants, and is a perennial herb found throughout Europe, Asia, North and South America and Australasia. Other common names for the herb include European black nightshade, black nightshade, duscle, garden … Continue reading

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Ayurvedic Mandur Bhasma: Hepatoprotective Effects

Ayurvedic medicine is an Indian form of medicine that dates back many thousands of years. In ayurvedic medicine, a bhasma is a metallic or mineral preparation, which is treated with herbal juices or within a decoction and exposed to heat. … Continue reading

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Mandur Bhasma: Hepatoprotective Agent

mandur bhasma (also called mandoor bhasma) is an Ayurvedic formula made from the ferric oxide form of iron. This iron is processed to improve its bioavailability. This processing involves calcination (heating) the iron oxide in order to purify it. Mandur … Continue reading

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Kasani (Cichorium intybus): More Evidence of Liver Protection

Kasani (Cichorium intybus), also known as chicory, is a perenial heraceous plant that contains a number of important phytochemical groups that show medicianl properties. Theses include sesquiterpene lactones (including lactucin, lactucopicrin, 8-desoxy lactucin, guaianolid glycosides, including chicoroisides B and C … Continue reading

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Kasani (Cichorium intybus) for Liver Protection

Kasani (Cichorium intybus) is a herb that has traditionally been used as a general liver tonic in Ayurvedic medicine. The ability of kasani to protect the liver is well documented. For example in animals studies, extracts of kasani are able … Continue reading

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Kasani (Cichorium intybus): Liver Protective Herb

Kasani (Cichorium intybus) is a common herb also known a chicory, blue daisy, blue dandelion, blue weed, bunk, coffeeweed, horseweed or wild bachelor’s button. Kasani possesses a flower with a stem that can reach 100 cm, and the flower heads … Continue reading

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Himsra: Liver Protective Herb (More Evidence)

Himsra (Capparis sepiaria) is a herb that has been traditionally used in Ayurvedic, Unani and Chinese medicine. Himsra has a number of physiological effects that relate to its antioxidant, antiviral and anti-inflammatory activity. These properties give the herb a beneficial … Continue reading

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Mandur Bhasma: liver Tonic

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Hismra (Capparis Sepiaria)

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