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Punarnava - Boerhaavia diffusa

Punarnava - Boerhaavia diffusa
Certified Organic

Kapha rejuvenating herb that promotes correct weight
450 mg. capsules, 100 per bottle

  • Removes excess kapha from the system
  • Supports proper function of the heart, liver and kidneys
  • Promotes balanced fluid levels in the tissues and the healthy flow of urine
  • Supports optimal weight management

Ayurvedic description:

  • Rasa (taste): bitter, sweet, astringent
  • Virya (action): heating
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effect): pungent
  • Doshas (constitutions): Balancing for all doshas especially kapha, may aggravate pitta if used in excess.

Commentary:
Punarnava is the most famous rejuvenating herb for the kidneys in Ayurveda. It is a good general
Rasayana for the body and reproductive organs. It is an excellent herb for the water metabolism
(Ambhuvahasrota) and is very useful to treat edema of Kapha origin. Punarnava is used to support proper function of the heart, liver and kidneys and to promote comfortable movement of the joints for those with kapha constitutions and imbalances. It promotes healthy weight management especially when one is prone toward easily gaining weight rather than losing it.

Common Usage:
Support of kidney and bladder functions

Possible Contraindications:
Pregnancy, high vata conditions, dehydration, high doses (3 grams) induces vomiting, not for use by anyone taking psychoactive medicines or antidepressants

Suggested Use:
1-2 capsules, once or twice daily, or as directed by your health practitioner.

Notes:
Punarnava is also available in powder form

Additional facts:
Serving size: 1 capsule
Servings per container: 100
Each 450 mg capsule contains: Punarnava root powder (Boerhaavia diffusa)

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