Erect or ascending herbs or shrubs; leaves opposite, the blades entire many-flowered; becoming elongate, with only a few flowers open at the same time; flowers hermaphrodite, solitary in axils of acute, membranous, persistent bracts. The petals are white to pale lavender, the filaments while to rich pink, and the fruit orange to reddish purple or brown.
Achyranthes Aspera Medicinal Uses
Apamarga has been extensively used in Ayurveda as an anti-inflammatory agent besides being useful in Hemorrhoids, indigestion, cough, asthma, anemia, jaundice and snake bite. To instantly get rid of cough, read more about cough home remedies.
Apamarg oil is used locally in earache. The root powder is sprinkled over the lesion in skin diseases.