Kalmegh (Green Chiretta)
Kalmegh is a plant which is also known as “Green Chiretta” and the “King of Bitters”. It is used for various medicinal purposes and is bitter.
- It is mainly used for liver problems as it protects the liver against damage caused by free radicals due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity.
- Kalmegh also helps to boost immunity and is used to manage the symptoms of the common cold, sinusitis, and allergies due to its antimicrobial and immunomodulatory properties.
- Kalmegh might be good for diabetics as it is effective in lowering blood sugar levels by increasing insulin secretion. It also helps in managing blood pressure by widening the blood vessels and increasing blood flow.
- Kalmegh helps to fight against common cold, flu, and upper respiratory infections due to its Kapha and Pitta balancing property.