Picrorhiza Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Chemical Constituents
Katuka, Kuru, Kutki
Action of Picrorhiza
Leaves, Bark, Dried Root, Rhizomes
Side Effects of Picrorhiza It may cause Vomiting, Rash, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Itching.
Picrorhiza is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 18 Cm.
Best used for Vitiligo.
In TCM :
Picrorhiza Rhizome : Hu Huang Lian
Materia Medica for Picrorhiza
Picrorhiza for Liver disorder
Take powder of Picrorhiza roots and Honey in equal quantity. Have twice a day
Picrorhiza for Indigestion
Take 5 gram Picrorhiza with lukewarm water. Have it two times a day.
Picrorhiza ( Kutki ) for Ascites
Take 100 gram Picrorhiza ( Kutki ). Boil in 2 glasses of water until it remains half. Have 2 tablespoons once a day.
Herbal Combination for Fever 20
Take leaves of Chirreta , Picrorhiza and Adhatoda Vasica in equal quantity. Make its decoction. Drink 15 ml of it twice a day