Hepatoprotective: Protects the liver and gall bladder.
Vermicidal: Kills intestinal worms & support intestine.
Anti-acne: Protect skin from pimples.
Anti-inflammatory: Reduces swelling and cuts down exudation from capillaries.
Antibacterial: Fights bacterial activity. Although Andrographis appears to have weak direct antibacterial action, it has remarkably beneficial effect in reducing diarrhea and symptoms arising from bacterial infections as recommended by ayurved in India.
Expectorant: Promotes mucus discharge from the respiratory system.
Hypoglycemic: Blood sugar reducer.Immune Enhancement.
Laxative: Aids bowel elimination
Bitter diterpenoid lactones esp deoxy andrographaloid; andrographaloid and ncoandrographaloids have been isolated from the plant leaves. Diterpene dimmers and flavonoids are present in the roots. The main active compound is considered to be andrographaloid and Andrographis extract.