MANJISTHA (RUBIA CORDIFOLIA) - A HELPING HERB IN CURE OF ACNE

Authors

  • Vandana Meena

Keywords:

Manjistha, Acne, Varnya, Anti- inflammatory, Rubia cordifolia

Abstract

Acne is one of the most prevalent skin ailment affecting almost all teenagers, as it is chronic with frequent remission and
exacerbations is often associated with negative psychological consequences, diminished self-esteem and social withdrawal.
The Modern measures regarding the treatment of acne are more or less failure. Further it has some limitations, cost
effective and many side effects. To overcome from all these, a good herbal approach should be reached. Manjistha (Rubia
cordifolia) can be proven a best remedy to cure acne, due to its Varnya, Raktashodhak, Vishaghna, Rasayana, Krimighna
properties. Certain research papers has also proven that it possess anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant and antandrogenic effects as these are important Pharmacotherapeutic agent to break the pathogenesis of acne.

Author Biography

Vandana Meena

Junior Resident, Department of Rasa Shastra,
Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu
University, Varanasi, UP, India.

Additional Files

Published

2021-03-07

How to Cite

Meena, V. . (2021). MANJISTHA (RUBIA CORDIFOLIA) - A HELPING HERB IN CURE OF ACNE. Journal of Ayurveda and Holistic Medicine (JAHM), 3(2). Retrieved from http://jahm.co.in/index.php/jahm/article/view/234