We make available dry kalmegh leaves or whole panchang for our buyers at very less expensive prices. Kalmegh is an erect annual herb extremely bitter in taste with acrid, cooling and laxative characters in each and every part of the plant body. It grows to a height of 30-110 cm with glabrous leaves. It is generally propagated either through seed broadcasting or transplanting.
Scientific Name: Andrographis paniculata
English Name: Creat, King of bitters
Hindi Name: Kalmegh, Mahatita, Chiraita
Dried leaf/ panchang Colour: Dull/ Light Green
Usage of leaf/ plant crude & extract: Medicinal
Physical condition: Completely dried, green whole leaf (no dust)
Packing: In plastic bag or as per buyer’s requirement
Dry leaf/ panchang availability: Throughout the year
Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiviral, Antipyretic, Antiparasitic, Carminative, Diuretic, Hepatoprotective (Liver protecting), Blood purifying, Choleretic, Hypoglycemic.
Kalmegh is an annual herbaceous plant native to India and Sri Lanka. It is widely cultivated in Southern and Southeastern Asia. It is an erect plant with height 30 to 60 cm. It’s stem is slender dark green, squared in cross section with longitudinal furrows and wings along the angles. The lance-shaped leaves have hairless blades upto 8 cm long by 2.5 cm wide. The small flowers are borne in spreading racemes. The fruit is capsule round 2 cm long a few mm wide. It contains many yellow brown seeds.
Medicinal Benefits/ Uses