Bengali Name : Surmuriya, Mudmudiya
English Name : East Indian Globe-thistle
Gujarati Name : Gorakhmundi
Hindi Name : Gorakh Mundi, Mundi
Kannada Name : Mundi
Latin name : Sphaeranthus indicus Linn.
Marathi Name : Mundi, Baras Bondi
Persian Name : Zakhmi-e-Hayat
Punjabi Name : Gorakhmundi
Sanskrit Name : Mundika, Mundtika, Mundi
Urdu Name : Gule Mundi
Description : The whole herb is alterative, anthelmintic, bitter, demulcent, deobstruent, depurative, emollient, laxative, pectoral, stomachic and tonic. The flower headss are credited highly with alterative, deobstruent, depurative, refrigerant and tonic properties, useful as a blood purifier in skin diseases and in syphilis. Also useful in weakness of eyesight, elephantiasis and leucoderma. Strengthens the chief organs of the body.
Recommended Dosage : 5 to 10 g powder of dried herb.
Contraindication : This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.