- by Dr. Mini Nair
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- Jan 17 2018
The indigenous Indian herb: Shankhapushpi
Shankhapushpi also called shankupushpam ir bluepea flowers is a perennial herb that is extensively use in Ayurvedic medicines and therapies. Study shows that all parts of this herb have a host of beneficial uses.
- The pungent and astringent taste of this herb, according to Ayurveda is believed to have the capacity to balance Kapha, Pitta and Vata doshas.
- Used as a brain tonic as it brightens intellect, improves memory and tones the brain.
- It is an age old beauty ingredient as it helps nourish the skin layer by layer and enhances beauty. Known as a rasayana herb, it prevents the effects of aging and gives blemish free, glowing screen.
- Reduces stress levels and anxiety, promoting better sleep.
- Helpful in treating asthma, bronchitis and chronic coughs.
- Works as a brain stimulant, it enhances both mental attention and retention powers.
- Helps in stabilizing mood, keeps the mind relaxed and prevents depression.
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