Manjistha, scientifically termed Rubia cordifolia Linn., is an ancient Ayurvedic herb known for its medicinal and healing value. Traditionally, Manjistha has been used to purify the blood and heal wounds (1). However, it has many other therapeutic uses and benefits as well.
This plant exhibits several pharmacological activities like blood-purifying, anticancer, anti-acne, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, hepatoprotective and immunomodulatory, making it capable of treating various ailments (1) (2).
Let’s know more about the uses and benefits of Manjistha and start including this incredible herb in our lifestyle.