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ANANTMOOL

DEFINATION:-

Anantmool is a marvelous herb which possesses great medicinal properties. This herb is quite effective in treating gastritis of the stomach and pitta disorders in the body. Another name of Anantmool is known as “Sariva”. Hitherto, Anantmool was used to treat several types of reproductive disorders in females. Anantmool herb has several health benefits which includes the purification of the blood and improvement in the texture of the skin. This magical herb is used to make numerous Ayurvedic medicines. This herb further detoxifies the body system and ensures health of the body.

CLASSIFICATION OF ANANTMOOL:-

  • Kingdom – Plantae
  • Family – Gentianales
  • Order – Apocyanaceae

SYNONYMES OF ANANTMOOL :-

  • English name – Indian Sarsaparilla
  • Hindi name – Anantmool, Kapuri
  • Tamil name – Nannari
  • Kannada name – Sogadi beru
  • Marathi name – Uparsal, Upalsari
  • Gujrati name – Upalasari, Kapuri

SYNONYMES OF ANANTMOOL :-

  • English name – Indian Sarsaparilla
  • Hindi name – Anantmool, Kapuri
  • Tamil name – Nannari
  • Kannada name – Sogadi beru
  • Marathi name – Uparsal, Upalsari
  • Gujrati name – Upalasari, Kapuri

ANANTMOOL EFFECTS ON DOSHAS :-

This is a useful herb to maintain Vata, Pitta and Kapha dosha from the body. 

CHARAK SAMHITA

  • Madhur Skandh – Anantmoot is sweet in their taste
  • Kaashara – This is used in the treatment of cough
  • Hikka nigrahan – anantmool is used in the treatment of hiccups

SUSHRUT SAMHITA

  • Kakolyadi,
    Padamkadi Gana

AYURVEDIC PROPERTIES OF ANANTMOOL

Rasa {Taste}

Guna {Physical Properties}

Virya {Potency}

Vipaka {Metabolic Property, After Digestion}

Madhura {Sweet}, Tikta {Bitter}

Snigdha {unctuous}, Guru {Heavy}

Sheeta {Coolant}

Madhur {Sweet}

PART USED :-

  • Leaves and
  • Roots

CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF ANANTMOOL

The fragrant roots of Anantmool (Indian sarsaparilla) or (Hemidesmus indicus) are used in medicines preparation in India.

The volatiles obtained by steam distillation (yield, 0.25%) containes 2-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzaldehyde (91%) and (−) ledol (4.5%), in pure form, these are isolable, and these chemicals are the major constituents of herb anantmool.

The GC–MS analysis of the residual oil, it contains over 40 minor constituents.

Among them, isocaryophyllene (0.1%), borneol (0.3%), nerolidol (1.2%), linalyl acetate (0.2%), dihydrocarvyl acetate (0.1%), α-terpinyl acetate (traces), salicylaldehyde (0.1%), and 1,8-cineol (traces), these are bio-active principles of this herb and important as aromatic.

EFFECTS ON TRIDOSHA :-

It balances the all three dosha (Vata, Pitta & Kapha) in our body

MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS :-

  1. ROOTS:-

The roots of Anantmool are a twining, perennial, slender, undershrub with woody and fragrant rootstock. The roots of anantmool are mainly used for the preparation of Ayurvedic medicinal purpose. Roots occur in the form of pieces, these are about 30 cm long and 3-8 mm in diameter, cylindrical, thick, hard, and somewhat tortuous, sparsely branched. These are provided with few thick rootlets and secondary roots, externally appear dark brown in colour, and sometimes it is found with violet grey tinge. The center of the roots is woody. The colour of the roots is yellowish. The colour of bark is brown, corky, and it is also marked with transverse cracks and with longitudinal fissures. This is surrounded by a mealy white layer of cortical. The roots of the anantmool are hard from the central core and are easily detachable. The roots are sweetish in taste, and has a characteristic odour which is slightly acrid and aromatic. The root of this herb can be dried for later use and harvested in the autumn.

STEMS AND BRANCHES :-

The stems and branches are elongated with narrow surface, and twine anticlockwise. These are tereteand of a deep purple or purplish brown in colour. The surface of this is slightly ridged at the nodes.

LEAVES :-

The leaves of Anantmool are opposite to one another, these are smooth, shiny, and firm in texture. These vary in size and shape according to their age.

FLOWERS :-

The Anantmool flowers are Greenish yellowish to greenish ourpke to outside and dull yellowish in color. They are light purplish colored from inside. These are corolla gamopetalous and calyx deeply five lobed, about twice the calyx, stamens five, inserted near base of corolla which has a thick coronal scale.

FRUITS :-

The fruits of anantmool herb are two straight slender, divergent follicles and narrowly cylindrical widely. The fruits contain many the seeds, they are flat oblong in shape, with a long tuft of white silky hairs in it.

USES OF ANANTMOOL :-

Anantmool is sweet, unctuous and heavy. It is used to treat many types of disorders which are described below:- 

  • It used to treat many respiratory disorders like Asthma, Cold, flu, and cough
  • It used to reduce fever
  • Used to treat dysentery and diarrhea
  • It used to reduce poisoning effect from the body
  • It used to treat Menorrhagia in female
  • Anantmool is a great herb which helps in the detoxification and cleansing of the body
  • It also helps to purify the blood
  • Anantmool is very helpful to improve quantity of sperms
  • Anantmool is used to treat Indigestion
  • It improve the texture of the skin
  • It used to manage various gynecological problems such as dysmenorrhea, leucorrhea, and menorrhagia, etc.
  • It has good properties of blood purification, therefore it is used in the treatment of scorpion bite, snake bite, and other poisonous insect bite cases
  • Anantmool is very effective in the treatment of vereral diseases, because it has detoxifying properties
  • Anantmool helps to treat infections of the body
  • It helps to treat reproductive system of both females and males
  • Anantmool has cooling properties, and its administration in the body has a very cooling and stabilizing impact
  • Anantmool helps to neutralize abnormal acidic secretions in the gut
  • It used to treat gastritis, ulcerative colitis, and stomach ulcers
  • It is also very helpful to reduce the bleeding caused because of stomach ulcers
  • Anantmool is very effective to bring down the pyrexia (fever)
  • It helps to treat the vitiated skin diseaeses and pitta dosha
  • It’s roots are used to treats oral ulcers
  • This is also very useful in the treatment of anemia
  • Anantmool is a great body tonic so it is used to improves overall health
  • It also used to improve the body strength
  • It used to increase the vitality of the body
  • This herb gave good relief in the people struggling with depression and psychiatric disorders.
  • The paste of root of Anantmool is used to treat joints pain in the case of osteoarthritis and gout
  • Anantmool is used to pacify all three doshas in the body such vata, pitta, and kapha doshas
  • It used in the treatment skin diseases like itching and pruritus
  • Anantmool helps in improving quantity and quality of the sperms
  • It reduces inflammation of the skin
  • This herb used in the treatment of herpes disease
  • It used to treat anemia because it helps to increase the hemoglobin.
  • Anantmool is helpful in the treatment of jaundice disorder
  • It treats skin disease like leucoderma
  • Anantmool has the property of immuno-boosting and it used to improving immunity of the body
  • It used in the management of kidney functions and it helps to treat dysuria
  • This is an excellent blood purifier and is given to breast feeding mothers, it is also helpful in detoxification of the breast milk
  • Anantmool is used in the treatment of cervical lymphadenitis
  • Anantmool is great tonic for the neurons of the brain
  • It also helps to curing many types of skin infections
  • This is also used in the treatment of elephantiasis
  • To maintain the texture of the skin, one should use Anantmool herb on regular basis.
  • The children who have autism and speech disorder can consume anantmool in any form as it is very effective herb.
  • Add oil in Anantmool, application of this paste prevents hairfall and also helps in the growth of hair.
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