Botanical Name: Rubia cordifolia
Common Name: Indian Madder
Part Used: Root
Use in Ayurved: Manjishtha is Varnya (improving the complexion), Rakta prasadaka (a booster of the haemopoietic system), Rakta shodhaka (a blood purifier) and Vishaghna (a detoxifier). It helps to remove accumulated toxins in digestion and removes culprit of recurrent allergy. It helps to detox blood and cure skin diseases.