Essential oils extracted from the root have been used in traditional medicine and in perfumes since ancient times.

In traditional Chinese medicine, the root is one of the 50 fundamental herbs. It forms a main ingredient in the Chinese pastille rods known as joss sticks. It is also used as incense

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Northern Himalayas at a height of 2500 to 4000m above mean sea level

  • Immunomodulatory activity – protective effect on intestinal epithelial cells
  • Anti-inflammatory activity
  • Anti-fungal activity
  • Anti-helmintic activity – shows to be effective against nematodes and cestodes
  • Anti-bacterial activity – inhibits H.pylori, S.mutans, Shigella, MRSA, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, E.coli, Klebsiella pneumonia
  • Anti-viral activity – active against HBV
  • Anti-ulcer activity – increases endogenous motilin release, mucus discharge and accelerates gastric emptying; increases defensive factors by improvement in gastric cytoprotection
  • Gastroprotective effect
  • Anti-diabetic activity – hypoglycaemic effect
  • Anti-diarrheal activity
  • Anti-atopic properties
  • Hepatoprotective effect
  • Hypolipidaemic effect – reduces serum cholesterol and triglycerides
  • Cardioprotective effect – improve lipid profile, coronary circulation and myocardial functions
  • Anti-oxidant activity – protects against oxidative stress; have ability to scavenge free radicals
  • Mild thrombolytic activity
  • Anti-convulsant activity
  • Spasmolytic activity – shown to cause relaxation of smooth muscles
  • Bronchodilatory activity
  • Anti-cancer properties – has potential activity against prostate and breast cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, lung cancer, leukemia, gastric, bladder and ovarian cancer. It shows to exert cytotoxic effects against neuroblastoma cells via inducing apoptosis and anti-metastatic effects vie inhibition of migration and invasion

Rejuvenation action:

  • Balances Wind and blood disorders
  • Balances blood pressure
  • Supports nervous system
  • Strengthens and protects liver

Gastrointestinal system:

  • Improves digestion
  • Improves metabolism
  • Stimulates motility of gastrointestinal tract
  • Stops diarrhea and vomiting
  • Heals ulcers
  • Pacifies inflammatory bowel disease
  • Relieves meteorism and abdominal distension
  • Relieves gastrointestinal spasms
  • Clears worms

Immune system and detoxification:

  • Lowers fever
  • Relieves cough, chest congestion and lung inflammation
  • Relieves asthma
  • Strengthens the lungs
  • Has bronchodilatory action
  • Relieves headache
  • Clears chronic skin diseases
  • Supports joints
  • Relieves itching
  • Has anti-inflammatory action
  • Purifies body from toxins
  • Clears cholesterol and fat
  • Relieves pain


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