In ayurvedic medicine, Manjistha is a blood purifying herb. It cools and detoxifies the blood, removes stagnant blood and dissolves obstructions in the blood flow. Manjistha also helps protect gums from receding. It is also believed to have astringent and anti-oxidant properties. Scientific studies have shown that it regulates blood pressure, blood vessel constriction and helps protect from blood clot formation. Manjistha can also be used to treat uric acid and arthritis. Combined with other products, it can treat urinary infections, diarrhoea, dysentery and chronic fevers. Manjistha can be used to treat irregular menstruation. This herb can be used both internally and externally to bring lustre to your skin and make it glow. It also helps removes pimples, freckles, other discolorations, and promotes the healing of skin tissues damaged by injury or infection.