Hemidesmus Indicus

Description : Hemidesmus indicus, Indian sarsaparilla, is a species of plant that is found in South Asia. It is a slender, laticiferous, twining, sometimes prostrate or semi-erect shrub. Roots are woody and aromatic. The stem is numerous, slender, terete, thickened at the nodes. The leaves are opposite, short-petioled, very variable, elliptic-oblong to linear-lanceolate. The flowers are greenish outside, purplish inside, crowded in sub-sessile axillary cymes.

Uses : It is Tonic, Diuretic, Demulcent, Disphoretic and Blood purifier. Employed in Nutritional disorders, syphilis, chronic rheumatism, gravel and other urinary diseases and skin afections. It is also employed as a vehicle for Pottasium Iodine.

Product Offered : Roots

 

Medicinal Uses:

  • Skin: It helps in treating  Eczema, Erysipelas, Psoriasis, and Urticaria from heat and aggravated Pitta. It ‘cleans’ the blood, stops itching and reduces supperation. The root powder is used to treat STDs that are damp and hot.
  • Urinary: Urinary infections with dark red, cloudy, painful urination; cystitis, urethritis, kidney infections, prostatitis.
  • Nerves: Its alterative and purificatory nature extends to the mind, hence its used in disturbed, angry or irritated emotions from high Pitta . It reduces Vata indirectly by calming the flames of Pitta.
  • It is used in  certain bacterial conditions such as Gonorrheal neuralgia, Syphilis, Venereal disease.
  • It is used in Auto immune disease such as Rheumatism, Rheumatoid arthritis and also used in Nephritic disorders.
  • It is also used in mouth sores  of children.

 

Benefits :  Anantmool is one of the Rasayana plants of ayurveda as it is anabolic in effect. It is used for veneral diseases, herpes, skin diseases, arthritis, gout, epilepsy, chronic nervous didorders, abdominal distention, debility etc. It’s saponin content is considered to have a steroidal effect that enhances the production of testosterone.

 Natural Extracts

Sarsaparilla

Botanical Name : HEMIDESMUS INDICUS

Family Name: : HEMIDESMUS INDICUS

Common Name: : SARASAPARILLA, INDIAN SARASAPARILLA, ANANTAMOOL

Part Used : Root

Habitat : Found In Central India.

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HEMIDESMUS INDICUS ( ANANTMOOL, INDIAN SARASPARILLA )

PRODUCT CODE: NE/HI/059
DESCRIPTION LIGHT YELLOWISH GREEN COLOURED POWDER WITH BITTER TASTE
IDENTIFICATION PRESENCE OF SAPONINS BY T.L.C. – POSITIVE.
SOLUBILITY
WATER
50% V/V ALCOHOL
60.0% MIN.
60.0% MIN.
ASSAY FOR SAPONINS 20% MIN.
pH OF 1% SOLUTION 5 ~ 7
TOTAL ASH 10.0% MAX.
MOISTURE CONTENT 8.0% MAX.