|Ingredients : Picrorhiza kurroa.|
Picrorhiza kurroa is an important herb in the traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic systems of medicine, used to treat liver and upper respiratory conditions. Its traditional uses include treatment of a wide range of conditions, including fevers, chronic diarrhea, constipation, dyspepsia and jaundice. Picrorhiza kurroa is traditionally used to treat disorders of the upper respiratory tract, and is thought to be beneficial as an herbal treatment for bronchial asthma. Animal studies have shown that the herb has a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effect. It has also shown that the active constituents of picrorhiza kurroa may prevent liver toxicity and the ensuing biochemical changes caused by numerous toxic agents.