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Latin name: Vernonia cinerea Less. (Asteraceae)

Sanskrit/Indian name: Sahadevi

General information:

Purple Fleabane, found all throughout India, is a plant with a host of medicinal benefits. It is primarily a febrifuge, which brings down fever and a diaphoretic that eliminates toxins by inducing sweating. Purple Fleabane also reduces bladder spasms, purifies blood and is recommended for treating colic.

Therapeutic constituents:

Triterpenes are the major constituent of the herb, which give the herb its therapeutic properties.

Key therapeutic benefits:

  • Purple Fleabane is beneficial in treating intestinal disorders like diarrhea, stomach spasms and colic.
  • The herb also helps in treating urinary incontinence.

Used in Cystone , Nefrotec DS

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