Revand chini, Archu or Indian Rhubarb is a medicinal herb found in Himalaya from Kashmir to Sikkim at high altitude. It is a perennial shrub with rhizomes roots. Indian Rhubarb is known as Amlavetasa in Ayurveda. For the medicinal purpose the roots of the plant are dug up, and dried.
It is used for the treatment of low digestion, diarrhoea, dysentery, constipation, Dyspepsia, dysmenorrhea, retention of urine, Hepatosis, hepatomegaly, jaundice, Cirrhosis and liver disorders. It is also used for Alcoholism, Anorexia, Bronchitis, Asthma, Coryza, Catarrh, cleaning the teeth and treating gingivitis.
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