Botanical Name: Phyllanthus urinaria
Common Name: stonebreaker or seed-under-leaf
Part Used: Whole plant
Use in Ayurved: The activity of Bhumyamalaki is due to its potent antioxidant nature. It is an astringent, laxative, carminative and a very bitter tasting tonic. Its regular use prevents jaundice, diabetes, dyspepsia, ulcers, sores, swellings, and chronic dysentry. Whole plant is useful for the treatment of some forms of gonorrhoea, dropsy, menorrhagia and other genito- urinary infections.