Anantamul is a root extract of the Asian shrub, Hemidesmus indicus. Anantamul is a traditional Ayrvedic remedy which has been used as a blood purifier, diuretic and as an herb to treat infections, chronic rheumatism as well as diseases of skin and urinary tract. The active constituents of anantamul include coumarins, the chief component of which is p-methoxy salicylic aldehyde, two sterols and a pregnane glycoside. Experimental data indicate that anantamul possesses strong antimicrobial and antifungal activity as well as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities.
Potential indications for use of anatamul in humans include:
- Adjunct therapy of intestinal infections
- Treatment of diarrhea
- Adjunct therapy of leprosy
- Treatment of candida
- Adjunct therapy of diabetes
- Treatment of recurrent urinary tract infections and urethritis
- Treatment of fatty liver
- Treatment of peptic ulcer disease
- Memory enhancing activity
- Adjunct therapy of rheumatoid arthritis
- Detoxifying activity
- Lipid lowering activity
- Treatment of eczema
- Treatment of impotence
Potential side effects:
Potential drug interactions:
- Coumadin (Warfarin)
- Chronic anticoagulation therapy
Contents: 100 Vcaps
The recommended dose of anatamul is 450-500 mg twice a day. Patients exceeding the recommended doses must do so under the supervision of their physician due to the increased risk of potential side effects.
Contains no: sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives
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- Fatty Liver Disease/Alcoholic Liver
- Memory Enhancement
- Rheumatoid Arthritis