Rubia cordifolia (Rubiaceae) Antidysentric, Antiseptic, Deobstruent
(31) Culbreth (32) asserted that DC was indicated for amenorrhea, while others regarded it as a useful "deobstruent
Inhabitants of Mansoora, Plant is used as tonic, deobstruent
, Malegaon, India  emetic and considered useful in enlargement of liver and spleen.
It also possesses significant astringent, deobstruent
, diuretic, and antiseptic activity.
Unsul, Irsa, Farasiyoon and Zufa Khushk are anti-inflammatory (Mohallil-e-Auram), deobstruent
(Mufatteh), demulcent (Mulattif) and expectorant (Munaffis-e-Balgham) (Attar 1888, Baghdadi 1369, Ghani 1920, Hakim 1311, Momin 1272, Nafis 1924, Sina 1886).
This plant is considered to have different pharmacological properties such as antihepatotoxicity (Kirtikogi and Basu, 1975; Yang et al., 1987; Lin, et al., 1994) ; leaves are used in cough, cephalagia, alopecia and skin diseases (Chopra et al., 1956); dyeing hair and for promoting hair growth; roots yield a black dye, ethanolic extract of the herb has been shown to inhibit the growth of Ehrlich ascities carcinoma (CSIR, 1992); decoction of the plant is used as deobstruent
and given in uterine hemorrhage and menorrhagia (Kirtikar and Basu, 1975).
For example, did you know that Bond Street transadds to deobstruent
Our ignorance of their mode of action is cloaked by the term deobstruent
, which implies that they possess the power of driving out impurities from the blood and tissues.
Found in Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, the plant is used traditionally as a cholagogue and deobstruent
in hepatic enlargement and jaundice.