Andrographis Paniculata is an herb commonly used in China, India, and other countries in subtropical and Southeast Asia. Both the fresh and dried leaves, as well as the fresh juice of the whole plant, have been used in a variety of cultures.
The most common therapeutic potential of Andrographis Paniculata is its liver protective property. Some clinical studies demonstrates its liver protective effects by enhancing activity of antioxidant enzymes along with the level of glutathione and decreasing the activity of lipid peroxidase which leads to generation of free radicals damaging the liver cells thus exerting a Hepatoprotective activity.
1.Clearing away heat and toxic material, inhibiting bacteria, diminishing inflammation and relieving swelling and pain. It has specially good effect on treating upper respiratory tract and diarrhea caused by bacteria and virus.
2.Enhancing human immunity.
3. Resisting tumor, protecting liver and owning cholagogue function.
1. Applied in pharmaceutical field, it is usually made into tablets, soft capsule, injectio, etc. to treat acute bacillary dysentery, gastroenteritis, cat fever, amygdalitis, faucitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, phthisis and so on.
2. Applied in veterinary field, it is made into pulvis to treat acute bacillary dysentery, gastro-enteritis and pneumonia of poultry and livestock.