Botonical Name of Manjistha : Rubia cordifolia Linn. Common Name(s) of Rubia cordifolia Linn : Manjetha, Manjishta, Manjetti, Indian Madder, Majith, Manjth, Manistha, Punta. Synonyms of Rubia cordifolia Linn / Manjistha : Jingi, Vastra Ranjanī, Vikasā, Mandükaparnī, Yojanavallī, Samangā, Lohitalatā, Bhandiri Raktängä, Vastra bhüşanã, Kälameşi, Bhandi, Lata. Vital Information on Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia Linn) : Mañjişthāś anticedance dates back to vedic period. In Aitareya Aranyaka Mañjista is described. During Upanayana Samskara Kşatriyas are expected to wear the cloths coloured with Mañjista. It is known as artificial colouring agent from the begining. However, Ayurvedic texts emphasized its role in medicinal usage. Caraka described it as Jvarahara while Suśruta mentioned it as Pittasamaka. All the texts have deliniated it as the herb useful to improve the colour and complexion of skin. It is famous as Rakta sodhaka (blood purifier) in the traditiona medicine. At present it is used mainly as natural colouring agent in the fabrics industry. Current research revealed that R. cordifolia is a potent anticancer/antitumour drug. It is often debated which is the useful part of Mañjistha? In the market we come across samples which appear as stems as well as roots. In Vaidya Cintamani, Mañjistha is enumerated among the Kandasära dravyas. Therefore it may be concluded that root is the useful part of Mañjistha. It is interesting to note that Sri Chunekar K.C. reported that R. cordifolia is an adultrant for Swertia chirata. It is also reported that Oldenlandia umbellata linn (Hedyotis umbellata) or H. hispila or H. indica known as 'chayaver' in Tamil is an adulterant for Mañjiştha. Indications of Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia Linn) : Jvara, Mütrakrcchra, Prameha, Kuştha, Visarpa, Varana, Sotha, Raktatisara, Netra roga. Therapeutic Uses of Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia Linn) : (1) Manjistha Meha- Mañjiştha and Candana Kaşāya is useful (2) Arśas- In bleeding piles ghee prepared with Mañjiştha and Sigru should be given (3) Kandabhagna- Mañjistha and Madhuka are made into paste using Amla dravyas and applied externally Dosage of Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia Linn) : Powder 11 gms to 5 gms, decoction 50ml to 100 ml. Solid extract (with water) 150 mg to 54O mg, Dried extract (with water) 105mg to 315 mg. Important Preparations ofManjistha (Rubia cordifolia Linn) : Pinda taila, Maha Manjiştādi kvātha, Laghu Mañjişthädi kvātha, Mañjistadyaraka, Mañjisthadi lepa, Mañjişthadi taila, Sindürādi taila, Trnaka taila, Pañca tikta guggula ghrta, Nava kaşāya, Adityapāka taila.
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