In traditional medicine, Bahupatra has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for over 2,000 years and has a wide number of traditional uses. Bahupatra has been used to treat a number of conditions, especially Hepatitis B and jaundice. Bahupatra contains alkaloids, flavonoids and lignans that have been shown to block DNA polymerase, the enzyme needed for the hepatitis B virus to reproduce.
The extracts and the compounds isolated from P. amarus show a wide spectrum of pharmacological activities including antiviral, antibacterial, antiplasmodial, anti-inflammatory, antimalarial, antimicrobial, anticancer, antidiabetic, hypolipidemic, antioxidant, hepatoprotective, nephroprotective and diuretic properties.
Bahupatra has long been used to treat other afflictions such as gonorrhoea, frequent menstruation, and diabetes and using it topically as a poultice for skin ulcers, sores, swelling, and itchiness.
It is also known to have reducing effects on kidney stones, stomach problems and chronic fevers
Our Bahupatra is 100% pure leaf from organic farms in a province in central-southern coastal Vietnam and shipped to you fresh. It is grown and harvested by traditional farmers who have achieved VietGAP (Vietnam Good Agricultural Practice) accreditation. Ethically sourced, Bahupatra is dried and packaged in quality packing facilities, run by a team of well-respected and trusted scientists who are dedicated to producing the highest quality traditional herbs.
- Liver Cirrhosis
- Fatty Liver
- Chronic and acute Hepatitis B Virus
- Hepatitis C Virus
- Hepatitis A Virus
- Liver Failure
- Liver Cancer
Consuming a tea of dried Bahupatra is generally considered safe.
Pregnant and lactating women should avoid drinking Bahupatra Tea.
Medical advice should always be sought prior to consuming medicinal herbs and teas, especially during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.