INGREDIENTS & RESEARCH

Andrographis

BACKGROUND

Ingredient Type: Botanical, Herb, Extract

Also Known As: Green chiretta, Andrographis paniculata, Andrographolide, Kalmegh

Andrographis is an herb that is grown in Southern and Southeastern Asia.  It is often referred to as "King of Bitters", and it has been used for many years in Traditional Chinese Medicine to clear heat.  It has also long been used as a bitter tonic to aid in digestion and promote regularity.

Andrographis leaf is used in health supplements today to help support the body's natural immune system.

 

MORE COMING SOON

In the meantime see the Michigan Medicine Health Library entry for andrographis or the Examine.com entry for Andrographis paniculata for more information.