Manjistha (True) Root Powder – Rubia cordifolia – Indian meddar


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True Manjistha Root Powder –


INCI : Rubia cordifolia

Origin : India

Other Names : Indian meddar,

Yojnavalli, Vastrarajini, Rakta, Phuvva, Manjistha, Indian Meddar, Manjitha, Manjit, Manjustha,

Manjatti,Manjistha, Manjit, Manjitte, Manjishtha, Majeeth

Red Root Powder used in Ayurveda for skin infections, used as Tooth Powder & also in Soap manufacturing to give red colour.Rubia cordifolia Linn. (Fam. Rubiaceae); a perennial herbaceous prickly creeper or climber upto 10m long, found throughout the country ascending to 3750 m.


Rubia cordifolia is a plant native to India. Generally this plant is found in North India, on the Himalayan side of India.


This is a climbing perennial herb. The roots are long and the bark is red. The leaves are in two pairs. One pair is larger than the other. The flowers bloom in October to January in terminal panicle cymes.


The roots are natural red dye. The roots are very effective in Purifying blood. The roots are tonic and astringent. The roots and fruits are useful as Ayurvedic herbal medicine.




Please see these are the true Roots of Manjistha plant, not just the regular that are widely available elsewhere.








Ayurvedic properties:

Rasa (taste) Bitter, sweet, astringent

Virya (action) Cooling

Vipaka (post-digestive effect) Pungent

Guna (quality) Heavy, dry

Dosha effect PK-, V+

Dhatu (tissue) Plasma, blood, muscles, bone

Srota (channel) Circulatory, female reproductive, excretory, bone

Weight 1 kg

50g Sampler, 250 gms, 1 kg, 5 kg

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