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Bhumyamalaki: An ayurvedic classic

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  Krishna nagar, Delhi     Mar 7, 2018

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Phyllantus amarus better known as the Bhumyamalaki is an ayurvedic herb that promotes liver health. A herb that is bitter in taste but has many beneficial properties, Bhumyamalaki is recommended by Ayurvedic experts for treating many conditions.  

Beneficial properties of Bhumyamalaki

  • It has a cooling effect on the body
  • Soothes and cleanses the system
  • Detox
  • Strengthens the liver
  • Healthy skin
  • Cleanses the gall bladder
  • Improves digestive tract health and functioning

Ayurveda promotes the use of this herb as an excellent agent for balancing pitta and kapha doshas.

Uses of Bhumyamalaki

  • A paste prepared from its leaves is applied to treat skin infections
  • In case of swelling and pain associated with fractures, a paste of the plant mixed with rock salt is applied to the area
  • A fresh juice prepared from the leaves of Bhumyamalaki is given in the morning to treat indigestion and acidity
  • When mixed with sugar candy, it is taken to treat asthma and coughs
  • A decoction prepared from this plant is administered for blood purification
  • I case of fever a small dose of this plant’s juice does the trick.


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