Latin name : Anacyclus pyrethrum DC (Asteraceae), A. officinarum Hayne
Sanskrit/Indian name : Akarakarabha, Akarkara
Urdu Name : Aqarqarah
General information :
Spanish Pellitory, a slightly aromatic herb, is revered for its pain-relieving properties. The herb is also recommended for the treatment of male sexual weakness or debility.
Therapeutic constituents :
The root of Spanish Pellitory contains anacycline, isobutylamide, inulin and a trace of essential oil, which gives the herb its rubefacient and stimulant properties.
Key therapeutic benefits :
- As an analgesic, the root of Spanish Pellitory is beneficial in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and toothache.
- It is also administered for male sexual disorders.