Review Andrographis Herb Forms and Sizes Below
Common Names: Andrographis herb, "King of Bitters", Green Chiretta, Maha-tikta, India Echinacea, Kalmegh, Andrographolide
Botanical Name: Herba Andrographis paniculatae
Pin Yin Name: Chuan Xin Lian
Andrographis Herb Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Andrographis Herb Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing or if Cold in spleen and stomach.
Andrographis Herb Benefits & Information
Traditionally Andropraphis Herb is a cooling herb it clears heat and toxins, cools the blood, reduces swelling, and eases pain. Andrographis Herb supports urinary bladder health, benefits cardiovascular health, promotes urination, opens airway passages, benefits oral health and boosts the immune system. The translation for Chuan Xin Lian word for word is “through the heart lotus”.
Andrographis Herb Properties: Very Bitter, Cold
Andrographis Herb Channels / Meridians: Heart, Lung, Large Intestine
Naturally Occurring Components of Andropraphis: diterpenoids, flavonoids, polyphenols
Cautions and Side Effects: Bitter herbs like Andrographis can intensify heartburn. Do not use with high blood pressure or with kidney or cardiac conditions. Should not be used with those who have myasthenia gravis.
Herbs That Combine With Andrographis Herb
References: http://alternativehealing.org/chuan_xin_lian.htm, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2881933/