Scientific Name: Convolvulus Pluricaulis
Plant Family: Convolvulaceae
Hindi Name: Shankhpushpi
Sanskrit Name: Shankhpushpi
English Name: Type of Morning Glory or Bindweed
Japanese Name: シャンカプシュピ
Benefits & Medicinal Uses
According to Ayurveda, Convolvulus Pluricaulis is good remedy when PITTA humor is involved in excess. Although, it is effective in aggravation of all three humors, but it effectively manages PITTA aggravation in mental diseases.
However, mental fatigue is a non-specific symptom according to modern science, but people obviously feel drop-off in maximal cognitive performance. It becomes apparent when person feel unable to concentrate and lethargy. However, mental fatigue has many causes, but the most common causes are overwork, computer work, study, learning or memorizing and mental stress. If all causes belong to mind or brain, then Convolvulus Pluricaulis (Shankhpushpi) works well removing on all the root causes of mental fatigue. It is highly helpful in reducing mental fatigue and providing more enthusiasm for work. One can take 1 tsp. Shankhpushpi powder two times a day with water to reduce mental fatigue. For beneficial results, following combination is very effective.
Whole plant is useful for medicinal purposes. All parts of Convolvulus Pluricaulis have therapeutic value.