The root of this plant is a powerful Rasayana (longevity enhancer).
It is good for the kidneys, especially the nephron cells which are damaged by long-term hyperglycemia (diabetes).
And it pacifies two of the main laws of physiology (Vata and Kapha).
Punarnava enhances the quality of 6 of the 7 categories of bodily tissues, including nutrient plasma (Rasa Dhatu), blood (Rakta Dhatu), muscle (Mamsa Dhatu), fat (Meda Dhatu), bone marrow and nerves (Majja Dhatu), and reproductive fluids (Shukra Dhatu).
Punarnavadi will assist in detoxifying the overburdened kidneys and in eliminating excess fluid.
Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa) is a well-established kidney tonic. It is useful in anaemia, inflammation, acute abdominal pains, piles and abdominal tumors.
Dosage: 1-2 tabs., once a day.