Bhumyamalaki (Phyllantus Niruri ) is “the” classical Siddha/Ayurvedic herb for liver health. Bitter in taste and with cooling, soothing and cleansing properties, it acts to cleanse, detoxify and strengthen the liver. Bhumyamalaki also supports healthy functioning of the gallbladder and promotes healthy skin.
It helps in restricting the growth of hepatitis B virus found in the bloodstream. The herb is said to have antifungal, antiviral and hypoglycemic action. It is very useful in the treatment of liver diseases like jaundice and liver cirrhosis. It helps to remedy fatty liver and liver damage due to any reason. It promotes liver action. It is also said to be used in the case of anorexia. It is diuretic and hence is used in urinary tract infections and bacterial infections like cystitis and prostatitis.