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Agnimantha

Agnimantha {Premna integrifolia}

Agnimantha or Arani or Arni

 

Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses

  1. Effect on doshas – Pacifies Vata and Kapha
  2. Taste – Bitter, pungent, sweet, astringent
  3. Energetics – Heating
  4. Main Traditional Action: Reduces inflammation and fever, amapachana, part of Dashamula
  5. Other Traditional Uses: Edema, diseases of the urinary tract, diabetes, dyspepsia, flatulent colic, hemorrhoids, constipation, fever, catarrh, cough, bronchitis, asthma, skin diseases, anemia, neuralgia, insufficient lactation, inflammatory joint disease, tumours, and constituent of the Chyavanaprasha formulation.

 

Modern Research

Agnimantha and its components have been investigated for a number of biological activities including: antioxidant,  immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory, antiparasitic, antitumor, hypoglycemic, and hypotensive.

 

Products which that contain the herb:

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