Chirayta Powder - Chiretta - Swertia Chirata
Chirayta Powder - Chiretta - Swertia Chirata
Chirayta Powder - Chiretta - Swertia Chirata - Andrographis Paniculata
What Is Chirata?
Chirata is a common ayurvedic plant that grows primarily in the sub-temperate Himalayan highlands from India to Bhutan. Swertia chirata is the scientific name for this plant, which is known for its characteristic bitter flavour. It grows 3-4 feet tall and bears greenish-yellow flowers with a purplish hue.
Chirata, which is rich in antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, vermicidal, hepatoprotective, laxative, hypoglycemic, digestive, and cholagogue properties, is widely used for fighting infections, promoting liver functions, enhancing appetite, boosting digestion, improving metabolism, treating skin diseases, facilitating weight loss, and more.
Therapeutic Benefits Of Chirata:
Because of its potent anti-parasitic properties, chirata leaves inhibit the growth of the malarial parasite immediately at the ring stage, preventing the infection from worsening.
Aside from malaria, chirata is highly effective in the treatment and management of other types of fever, hysteria, and convulsions. It also alleviates bodily discomfort, headaches, and other fever-related symptoms.
Cures Liver Disorders:
Chirata, like the bitter Kalmegh and Neem leaves, has significant hepatoprotective and hepatostimulative effects, making it a magical treatment during jaundice, which primarily affects the liver. The potent herb helps the liver function by secreting bile, which helps the liver enzymes return to normal levels. It also cleanses and detoxifies the liver, as well as improving liver function.
Facilitates Weight Loss:
The high concentration of flavonoids in dried chirata leaves aids in weight loss. Because it is high in fibre and critical nutrients, the formulations of this bitter herb, when taken consistently, appease unexpected hunger pains and prevent overeating, and so can play an important role in one's weight loss regimen. The herb also decreases the formation of LDL (Low-Density Lipoproteins, or bad cholesterol) in the body, increasing metabolism and assisting the body in maintaining a healthy weight.
Other Names: Qamha, Qasab Farsee, Chirata, Mahatita, Chiretta, Indian Balmony, Bitter Stick, Swertie de l’Inde, Chirettakraut, Kirayakraut, Kariyatu, Charyatah, Chirayita, Kiryat Charayata, Nalebevu, Chirata Kaddi, Chirayat, Swertia chirata Buch. , Kiraita, Kaduchiraita, Chiraita Talkh, Chiretta, Chiraita, Bhunimba, Kirata, Kiratak, Chiraita Talkh, Kariyat, Creat, Kirayat, Kalpanath, Vubati , Kalpa, Nilavembu, Nelavepu, Kiriyattu, Nilavembu, Nelaberu, Kalmegh, Bhuinimba, Vhadlem Kiratyem, Naine-havandi , Kariyatu, Kalmegha, Bhunimba, Hnakhapui, Chirayeta, Cheraita, Kiratatikta, Nelavemu, Chiraitha, Chetaitha, Kalamegha, Kalamegh, Kiratatikta, Kirattikta, Chiraitu, Echinacea, Kadiyatu, Chiraayata, Chiraito, Kiraat
Shields Against Infections
This bitter herb, which is rich in biological substances, has been utilised since ancient times to fight germs and protect the body from numerous illnesses. Chirata is used not just to remove bacteria or germs from the body, but also to cure and mend wounds due to its powerful anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and antifungal capabilities.
The leaves of this plant, which are rich in anti-inflammatory, anti-biotic, and anti-asthmatic qualities, play an important role in treating common cold, cough, and flu symptoms.
It also thins and loosens rheum deposits in the chest and nasal cavities, easing breathing and assisting the body in getting rid of mucus faster.
Chirata's remarkable carminative and digestive characteristics make it a one-stop remedy for all digestive issues. The anti-flatulent activity inhibits gas generation in the alimentary canal, resulting in less flatulence, constipation, bloating, and abdominal distension. The herb's antacid characteristic reduces the creation of excessive acids in the stomach, treating indigestion, ulcers, gastritis, and facilitating better nutrient absorption in the body.
Chirata's extraordinary hypoglycemic function is critical in regulating blood sugar levels in the body. When consuming chirata formulations, insulin synthesis from -pancreatic cells becomes active. It aids in the reduction of starch breakdown into glucose, which leads to low blood glucose levels and, ultimately, aids in the management of diabetes.
Remedies Skin Disorders:
Chirata has blood purifying qualities due to its antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory characteristics. It eliminates impurities from the blood and hence helps to control skin ailments due to its Tikta (bitter) taste and Pitta balancing effect.
It is also particularly effective in treating skin eruptions, acne, pimples, eczema, boils, and scabies by reducing rashes, inflammation, redness, itching, and burning sensations.
The precise healing dosage of chirata may differ from person to person based on the patient's age, severity, and condition. An ayurveda doctor or practitioner should be consulted since he or she will thoroughly evaluate the indications and provide the effective dosage for a specified period of time. Chirata Powder - 1-3 gm in lukewarm water twice a day, or as prescribed by an ayurvedic doctor or physician.