Botanical Name: Picrorhiza kurroa
Common Name: Picrorhiza
Part Used: Root
Use in Ayurved: Kutki acts as a potent liver stimulant, appetizer, digestive in small dose. In higher doses, it acts as purgative. It clears the accumulation of bile which is the main cause for jaundice and also acts as a very good colon cleanser. It is especially used in the treatment of Pitta dosha. It reduces excess fat from the liver therefore improves its functions.