Nila Chitrak / Plumbago Auriculata

Nila Chitrak (Plumbago Auriculata) – Uses & Health Benefits (Ref: Bhavaprakasa Nighantu)Introduction Word plumbago is derived from Latin word plumbum it means an effective cure for lead poisoning. Root, bark and aerial parts of plant contains various chemicals compounds and are used for their herbal medicinal properties. It is used in Ayurveda for treating various ailments like inflammation, fever, headache, toothache and excessive body pain. It is anti-oxidant and analgesic in nature and also used as stimulant for nervous system.

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