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Botanical Name:- Picrorhiza kurroa.Plant SPECIFICATION:-BITTER 20%
The bitter-tasting roots of picrorhiza kurroa are hard, about 6-10 inches in length, and creeping. The leaves are 2-4 inches long, oval in shape with a sharp apex, flat, and serrate.The flowers are white or pale purple on a long spike, blooming in June through August. The fruit is ½ inch long and oval in shape.The rhizome of picrorhiza kurroa is manually harvested in October through December. Like many species of medicinal plants, picrorhiza is threatened to near extinction due to over-harvesting.Plant Part Used:- Leaf, bark, root and rhizomes.Therapeutic Uses, Benefits and Claims of Picrorhiza kurroa:-The root contains a number of very bitter glucosides including kitkin and picrorhizin, nine cucurbitacin glycosides, D-mannitol, benetic acid, kutkisterol, vanillic acid and some steroids.  Picrorhiza Kurroa – Illustration herbal resourcePicrorhiza kurroa also contains apocynin, a powerful anti-inflammatory agent, which also reduces platelet aggregation.  
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Categories Botanical Extracts; Nutrients
Sales markets Western Europe; Eastern Europe; Middle East; Asia; Australia; North America; Africa; Central/South America
Supplied from India
Product Certifications Health & Safety (GMP, HAACP and equivalents)

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