Hemidesmus indicus, also known as Indian sarsaparilla, is a perennial herb that is native to India and commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine. It is believed to have several health benefits, including:
- Acting as a blood purifier and detoxifying the body
- Improving the function of the liver and kidneys
- Helping to relieve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions
- Providing relief from respiratory issues such as asthma and bronchitis
- Acting as a diuretic, which may help in managing urinary tract infections and kidney stones
- Having anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-cancer properties.
Hemidesmus indicus is commonly consumed in the form of tea or powder and it is generally considered safe for consumption, however, it is always best to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new supplement, especially if you have any underlying medical conditions or are taking any medications.