KALMEGH (Indian Echinacea)

1,250.00 875.00


Kalmegh is an herbaceous plant commonly found in India. This plant is an erect herb measures 30 to 110 cm. The stems are dark green in color with longitudinal furrows & wings. The flowers of this plant are pink & solitary. Kalmegh is used for many health issues like common cold, liver disorders, allergies, sinusitis, eczema, skin infections, etc. This herb is also named as “King of Bitters” due to its bitter taste. Kalmegh is used for the preparation of different medicines. It is considered as an alternative & natural remedy for the liver. As it helps in overall detoxification of the liver. The immuno-stimulant property of this herb makes a strong immune system of an individual. Kalmegh’s main constituent is andrographolide that is commonly found in leaves.



What are the different synonyms of the herb Kalmegh?

Andrographis paniculata, Indian echinacea, Kalamegha, Kalpanath, Kalamegh, Kiriath, Nelabevu, Nelavepu, Nelavemu, Nilavemu, Litu Kariyat, Nelavembu, Nilavembu kudineer, Bhooinimo, The creat.


What is the source of the herb Kalmegh

The main source of herb Tulsi is plant based.

Health Benefits

Various Health Benefits of Kalmegh

How the herb Kalmegh is beneficial for Liver Disorders?
Ayurvedic Point of View:
According to Ayurveda, the imbalanced state of Kapha & Pitta Dosha results in liver diseases. As the Ama (toxins) are accumulated in the body, it can create hepatomegaly, jaundice, etc. The herb Kalmegh has the potency to deal with the imbalanced state of Kapha & Pitta dosha. Kalmegh helps in detoxification of the liver.
Modern point of view:
The antioxidant, hepatoprotective, & anti-inflammatory properties in herb Kalmegh deal with liver diseases. This herb managed the damaged liver cells & fight against infections. All symptoms related to liver diseases are managed with the use of the herb Kalmegh.

Is Kalmegh beneficial in the common cold?

Ayurvedic Point of View:
As per Ayurveda the common cold imbalances the Kapha & Pitta dosha in the body. The herb Kalmegh is surely beneficial for treating the common cold by balancing the Kapha & Pitta Dosha in the body.
Modern point of view:
The herb Kalmegh possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, & immuno-modulator properties. These properties curb the inflammation that is caused in the nasal mucous membrane during the common cold. Hence, it provides good results in common cold condition.

How the herb Kalmegh can be used for allergic problems?
Ayurvedic Point of View:
All allergic problems are due to a weak immune system & imbalanced state of Kapha, Pitta dosha. The microbial action on the body results in allergic reactions. So, for controlling this Kalmegh is the best herb.
Modern Point of View:
The anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, & antioxidant properties of Kalmegh herb deal with allergic problems. This herb helps to get relief from symptoms related to allergy. It reduces pain, redness, itching, and inflammation in allergic patients.

How effective is the herb Kalmegh?
The herb Kalmegh gives insufficient results in liver diseases, infection, tonsilitis, allergic reactions, rheumatoid arthritis, skin disorders, heart diseases, common cold, sinusitis, etc.


What is the recommended dosage of herb Kalmegh?
Kalmegh Capsule:Take 1 to 2 capsule once or twice daily OR as recommended by the physician.
Kalmegh Powder:Take 1 teaspoonful once or twice daily OR as recommended by the physician.
Kalmegh Tablet:Take 1 to 2 tablets once or twice daily OR as recommended by the physician.
Kalmegh Juice:Take 1 to 2 teaspoonful once or twice daily OR as recommended by the physician.


What are the health benefits of Kalmegh on Diabetes mellitus?
Ayurvedic Point of View:
As per Ayurveda, the diabetes mellitus (Madhumeh) is due to an imbalanced state of kapha dosha. So for balancing the blood sugar level the herb Kalmegh helps to balance kapha dosha. The bitter taste & anti-diabetic property of this herb controls Diabetes mellitus naturally.

Modern Point of View:
The anti-diabetic & antioxidant nature of herb Kalmegh helps to manage the high blood sugar levels. It helps to remove all the toxins and maintain proper functioning of the pancreas, also balances the insulin hormone.

Can Kalmegh deal with heart diseases?
Ayurvedic Point of View:
The herb Kalmegh possesses anti-hypertensive property & balances the excessive pitta dosha that is responsible for high blood pressure & heart diseases.

Modern Point of View:
Kalmegh is considered as anti-hypertensive drug that manages blood pressure. It helps to maintain the functions of the heart & deal with heart diseases naturally.

Can Fatty Liver be treated with the use of the herb Kalmegh?
Ayurvedic Point of View:
When extra fats get accumulated in the liver cells it results into fatty liver. The patients with fatty liver face problems like loss of appetite, pain, inflammation, indigestion, etc. Kalmegh herb manages this condition due to its anti-inflammatory, digestive, & appetizer nature. It flushes out the extra fats & reduces liver inflammation.
Modern Point of View:
The various constituents like kalmeghin & andro-grapholide in the herb Kalmegh lowers the serum lipid levels. Hence, it is beneficial in treating fatty liver condition.

How Kalmegh helps to manage Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Ayurvedic Point of View:
According to Ayurveda Rheumatoid Arthritis is correlated with (Aamvata). In Aamvata, there is an accumulation of ama (toxins) in joints that causes an imbalanced state of Vata dosha. Kalmegh shows antioxidant property that will balance the Vata dosha & remove toxins from the joints. Hence, it will manage the rheumatoid arthritis disease very well.
Modern Point of View:
In Rheumatoid Arthritis patients have to face problems like pain, swelling, stiffness of joints. The herb Kalmegh contains andrographolide that shows anti-inflammatory & analgesic properties. These properties will deal with all the symptoms like pain, swelling, stiffness, etc.

Does Kalmegh show any benefit on Tonsilitis?
Ayurvedic Point of View:
The patient with tonsilitis has sore throat, fever, cough issues. So for maintaining these the herb Kalmegh shows anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-microbial properties. It helps to balance the kapha dosha & build a strong immune system.
Modern Point of View:
The anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, immuno-modulator properties of herb Kalmegh give good results in tonsilitis. It helps to reduce sore throat, fever, cough, & pain. This herb makes your immune system healthy.

Side Effects

Common side effects & precautions while consuming Kalmegh:
The common side effects that are seen while taking Kalmegh are drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, runny nose, diarrhea, loss of appetite. Precautions while taking Kalmegh is avoid excess dosage, pregnant women should not consume this. Always take this herb under the supervision of a doctor.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “KALMEGH (Indian Echinacea)”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

three + seven =