December 07, 2022

Andrographis 1:2 (Andrographis Paniculata)


  • Immune enhancing
  • Choleretic
  • Hepatoprotective
  • Anthelmintic


3-5 mls per day, 20-40 mls per week

Parts Used:

Aerial parts

Main Actions:

  • Immune enhancing
  • Choleretic
  • Hepatoprotective
  • Anthelmintic

Key Indications:

Acute infection – viral, bacterial or parasitic

Infection prevention

Infective hepatitis Diarrhea, dysentery, cholera, pneumonia, swollen lymph nodes, leprosy, bronchitis, sore throats, tuberculosis, chicken pox, coughs, headaches, ear infection, inflammation, burns and mumps.

Major Safety Issues:

Avoid in first trimester of pregnancy

Use cautiously with immunosuppressive drugs

Contraindicated in gall bladder disease

Contraindicated in Multiple Sclerosis

Contraindicated with high blood pressure or cardiac or kidney conditions.

Bitter herbs may also exacerbate existing ulcers or contribute to heartburn.