Common Name : Kutki, Kali Katuki, Bala Kadu
Scientific Name : Picrorrhiza kurrora
In ancient ayurvedic texts Kutki is described as potent laxative to get rid of accumulated toxin. Scientific studies proved hepatoprotective action of Kutki. It improves depleted antioxidant Glutathione (GSH) in liver and supports liver detoxification process. It restores elevated liver enzymes and improves liver metabolism. This bitter herb stimulates and regulates bile secretion and reduces inflammation of liver by virtue of its anti-inflammatory property.