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Herb Information
Name: Sankh Pushpi
Biological Name: Canscora decussata

Gentianaceae

Other Names: Sankh Pushpi, Shankhini

Kambumalini, Samkhapushpi, Sankaphuli

Description:

This herb is found in India and Burma.

Parts Used: Entire plant and juice
Medicinal Applications

Action 

Alterative, nervine

Uses

epilepsy
insanity
nervous debility
scrofula

This herb is believe to be a nervine and alternative tonic capable of including changes in the brain, giving a high degree of memory retention capability. A compound herbal made from this herb is claimed to stimulate memory retention.

Dosage: 

Juice, infusion, decoction, powder, paste

Safety:

No information about the safety of this herb is available.

Use caution. Ayurvedic herbs are often taken in combination with others to neutralize the toxicity one herb with the opposing effect of other. Do not take except under the supervision of a qualified professional.

Portion of Information reprinted with permission from the Ayurveda Encyclopedia. 1988 Swami Sadashiva Tirtha. For more details on the encyclopedia, see the author's website, the Ayurveda Holistic Center ( http://ayurvedahc.com )

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