English Name : Indian Madder
Tamil Name : மஞ்சிட்டி வேர் / Manjitti Ver
Hindi Name : मजीठ / Majith
Malayalam Name : മഞ്ചട്ടി / Mancatti
Telugu Name : మంజిష్ఠ / Manjishta
Indian Madder that belongs to the botanical genus Rubia cordifolia is an Indian perennial herb. It is a climbing plant that can grow to about 1.5 m tall. The climbing plant has green leaves that are 2 cm to 3 cm wide, 5 cm to 10 cm long, and have 4 to 7 star-shaped loops around the central stem. Its leaves are heart-shaped or ovate and rarely rounded.
The 3-9 palm vein in these leaves is very firm and the upper surface of the leaves often hard. Its roots are up to 12 mm thick, about one meter long. This long and firm root contains an organic compound called alizarin, which is used to create a dye called rose matte which helps to give the red color to the textile.
Health Benefits of Indian Madder
- Indian Madder aids to fight against cancer, boost the immune system, and help reduce inflammation. It can also help combat stress naturally.
- Leaves of Indian Madder effectively treat malaria, itches, and stop bleeding, the roots can treat amoebic dysentery, cancer, and cough in Ethiopia.
- Roots of this plant widely used in the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding, internal and external hemorrhage, bronchitis, rheumatism, stones in the kidney and bladder, etc.
- The root paste could be applied in various skin disorders like itching, black spots on the face, pimple, leucoderma, etc.
Has Anti-Inflammatory Properties
You have to fight against the inflammation from the starting stage itself otherwise it may cause serious damages. Indian Madder is rich in anti-inflammatory properties so it is effective in treating arthritis or any other joint pains.
For Healthy Hair Growth
Indian Madder powder is the best home remedy to keep your hair shiny and healthy and also to boost its growth. There are several different ways of using Indian Madder powder on your hair. Indian Madder can be effectively used to battle cancer.
Make a smooth paste by using the Indian Madder powder with enough amount of water. After that, apply it to your hair and leave for 30 minutes and then wash your hair gently by freshwater. Alternatively, you can also combine this Indian Madder powder with an equal amount of amla powder to make a paste for applying in your hair.
Fight Against Cancer
Indian Madder powder is a traditional medicine for fighting against uterine and ovarian cancers. One of the major benefits of the Madder root is, it can act best against the colon, breast, and liver cancer.
It is medically proven that Improper food, impure water, toxins, and mental stress are the major reasons for abnormal changes in the human body. Indian Madder root is a traditional medicine to manage diarrhea. Consuming Indian Madder root juice can help to stop diarrhea and improves digestive function due to its appetizer and digestive properties. It also controls bleeding because of its astringent nature.
For Weight Loss
It’s very useful for reducing excess weight and unwanted fat. Obesity is a serious problem as it may cause heart problems and many other problems. Indian Madder comes with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties, thus it is an excellent home remedy to lose your weight.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider the medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herb powders.