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an·dro·graph·is

(an-drō-graf'is)
An Indian herb (Andrographis paniculata) that is alleged to be of value in treating cardiovascular disease and disorders of the gastrointestinal system. Some studies have suggested it may be useful as an anticarcinogenic agent.
[G. aner, andros, man, + graphis, stylus, pencil]
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Andrographis paniculata which is also known as king of bitter or biles of earth has been reported to exhibit antimicrobial properties (Parvataneni and Koduru, 2010; Sule et al.
Of 31 herbal ingredients in the 650-mg tablet, those present in significant concentration included lingzi or reishi (Ganoderma lucidum), woad (Isatis tinctoria), astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus), andrographis (Andrographis paniculata), Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica), evergreen wisteria (Milletia reticulata), oldenlandia (Oldenlandia diffusa), and dashi kombu (Laminaria japonica).
gl/LwSes1), nano-materials made from Amaranthus for bio-sensors and Andrographis for virus infections (EBOLA, DENGUE, HIV & H1N1) were shown to make new world records like The World's Lowest Priced Graphene, The World's Smallest Particles of Vegetables / agricultural nano-fertilizers / Amaranthus / Andrographis.
Herbal extracts, such as andrographolides from Andrographis p.
The formula contained Andrographis paniculata, Scutellaria baicalensis, Silybum marianum, Tabebuia impetiginosa, Filipendula ulmaria, Rhodiola rosea, Withania somnifera, Eleuthrococcus senticosis, Arctium lappa and Curcuma longa.
Agents discussed include Andrographis pan iculata (kalmegh) leaf, Silybum marianum (milk thistle) seed, silymann, silibinin, Liv.
There are claims of antifilarial activity for Azadirachta indica (3) and Pongamia pinnata (4) against cattle filarial parasite Setaria cervi, Xylocarpus granatum, Tinospora crispa and Andrographis paniculata against B.
Andrographis paniculata has been used in Nordic countries to provide relief from, and to reduce the duration of, symptoms of the common cold and flu.
Andrographis: Neoandrographolide, one of the principal diterpene lactones, isolated from a medicinal herb Andrographis paniculata actively inhibits NO and TNF-alpha production.
To help promote its new Remedex Head & Chest Formula--an immune-boosting product with andrographis paniculata to promote upper respiratory health and wellness--Pharmavite created a walking oversized nose character named "Achoo," whose job is to visit grocery stores, mall, universities and other consumer-laden areas to hand out free samples and provide product information.