Andrographis paniculata (Indian Echinacea) is also known as ‘King of Bitters’. It has been widely used in Asia to treat different kind of infections. It is found in the Indian pharmacopoeia and it is incorporated in many Ayurvedic formulas. As an Ayurvedic herbal supplement, it is also known as ‘Kalmegh or Kalamegha’ which means ‘dark cloud’. The chief constituent present in Andrographis paniculata is the andrographolides which belong to the diterpene lactones group. The maximum amount of andrographolides is found in the leaves, thus a bitter taste. The leaves also contain other diterpene lactones such as neoandrographolide, andrographiside etc. and flavonoids i.e. oroxylin, wogonin etc.
Andrographis paniculata (Indian Echinacea) and its various components have demonstrated a variety of beneficial effects in the body. It has been reported to stimulate the general immune activities, inhibit the body’s inflammatory mechanism and anti-microbial activities.
Andrographis compounds possess an antiviral property which inhibit glycoproteins in the virus and impedes the ability of viruses to invade cells in the body and replicate. Echinacea helps to activate the general defense function of the immune system. It stimulates the production of antibodies and effective in healing colds, flu, sinusitis and upper respiratory tract infections.
Latin name – Andrographis paniculata
Positive effects of Indian Echinacea:
- Antiviral properties.
- Helps activates defense function of the immune system.
- Helps in colds, flu, sinusitis and upper respiratory tract infections.
Package, composition, dosage:
Composition: 100% standardized extract, each capsule contains 500 mg of a standardized extract of Andrographis paniculata Linn. Asteraceae 10:1 standarized to 5% phenolic compounds. Vegetarian capsule shell made from plant cellulose containing active moiety.
Package: 60 capsules, 500 mg of pure herbal extract in each capsule, no additives
Dosage: 1- 2 capsules twice daily after each meal with milk or plain water
Indian echinacea capsules of Planet Ayurveda are made from standardized extracts of best quality having no pesticides, no inorganic fertilizers and no added chemicals are there so no fear of anything these can be less potent or having side effects. This product has under gone potency, quality and purity check so that best quality reaches to people across the world.
For maximum efect we recommend to use with Giloy Capsules.