Manjishtha or Indian Maddar is considered to be one of the best blood purifying herbs. It is mainly used to break down blockages in the blood flow and remove stagnant blood. Its root is extensively used in many skin diseases. Manjishtha is widely used in textile industry as a natural red colouring agent.
This review article presents information about Rasapanchak – Rasa, Veerya, Vipak, Guna and Karma of Manjishtha mentioned by Acharya Charak, Sushrut & Vaghbhat as well by various Nighantukar.
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