Name: Sankh Pushpi
Biological Name: Canscora decussata
Other Names: Sankh Pushpi, Shankhini, Kambumalini, Samkhapushpi, Sankaphuli
Parts Used: Entire plant and juice
This herb is believe to be a nervine and alternative tonic capable of including changes in the brain, giving a high degree of memory retention capability. A compound herbal made from this herb is claimed to stimulate memory retention.
Juice, infusion, decoction, powder, paste
No information about the safety of this herb is available.
Ayurvedic herbs are often taken in combination with others to neutralize the toxicity one herb with the opposing effect of other. Do not take except under the supervision of a qualified professional.