Agnimantha Health Benefits and Uses – Wonderful Herb cures 18 Diseases

Agnimantha Health Benefits and Uses – What is Agnimantha?

Agnimantha is a large shrub or tree attaining a height of up to 9 m, with yellowish bark, dotted with lenticels, the branches sometimes spiny.

The Botanical Name of Agnimantha is Premna integrifolia

Botanical Names:

  • Premna integrifolia
  • P. obtusifolia
  • P. corymbosa, Verbenaceae

Synonyms:

  • Arni
  • Munnai

Health benefits, Indications and uses

  1. Dyspepsia
  2. flatulent colic
  3. haemorrhoids
  4. constipation
  5. fever
  6. catarrh
  7. cough
  8. bronchitis
  9. asthma
  10. skin diseases
  11. urinary disease
  12. oedema
  13. diabetes
  14. anaemia
  15. neuralgia
  16. insufficient lactation
  17. inflammatory joint disease
  18. cancers

Contraindications

  • Pregnancy
  • Pittakopa

Medical research:

  • Antipyretic, anti-inflammatory (Narayanan et al 2000)
  • hypoglycaemic, hypotensive (Kapoor 1990)