We are supplier of Mandukaparni fresh and dry leaves. It is often confused with Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri). Infact Mandukaparni and Brahmi are entirely different plants, though have similar properties. The plant grows in moist places and commonly seen in marshy banks of rivers, streams and ponds etc. The leaves are long-petioled, 1.5-6.5 cm in diameter, rounded, with toothed margins. It is propagated through stem cuttings.
Scientific Name: Centella asiatica
English Name: Centella, Asiatic pennywort, Indian pennywort, Spade leaf
Hindi Name: Mandookparni, Bengsag, Brhamamanduki
Family: Apiaceae/ Umbelliferae
Dry Leaf Colour: Light/ pale Green
Physical condition: Completely dried, green whole leaf (no dust)
Packing: In plastic/ poly bags or as per buyer’s requirement
Availability: Throughout the year
Brain tonic, Adaptogen, Analgesic, Angiogenic, Anti-convulsant, Anti-depressant, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-pyretic, Anti-rheumatic, Anti-stress, Anti-tumor, Anti-cancer, Anti-ulcer, Diuretic, Depurative, Sedative, Emmenagogue, Immunomodulatory, Restorative, spermicidal, Tranquilizer.
Mandookparni is an ancient Indian herb, used both for culinary and therapeutic purposes. It is a small, harbaceous, frost-tender perennial plant, native to wetlands and indigenous to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The stems are slender, creeping stolons, green in color, connecting plants to each other. The leaves are borne on pericladial petioles. The rootstock consists of rhizomes, growing vertically down. They are creamish in color and covered with root hairs. The crop matures in three months, and the whole plant is harvested manually.
Medicinal Benefits/ Uses
Mandookparni is popular brain tonic, improves memory and strengthen the brain. It is reputed to improve the power of speech and poetic imagination. It is useful remedy for mentally retarded and emotionally disturbed children. It reduces stress, insomnia, ADHD, depression, mental fatigue and anxiety.
It cures fever. It cures bowel disorders, chronic venous Convulsions. It is a very good remedy for Eczema, Elephantiasis, Epilepsy, Varicose veins, and venereal diseases. It prevents hair loss and hypochondria, cleanses and rejuvenates immune system, cures blood diseases, balances high blood pressure and heals minor burns.
Mandookparni alleviates the discharges, promotes the wound healing and beneficial in various skin diseases, especially in acne vulgaris. Scars, Scleroderma, Senility, Skin ulcers, Tetanus can be cured by this herb. It is a good remedy for congestive heart failure, urinary tract infections, venereal diseases and hepatitis.