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Botanical Name Vitex negundo L.
Family Lamiaceae
Origin Southeast Asia
Description Nirgundi is a large shrub or small tree that grows up to 5 meters tall. The leaves are long-petioled, digitately compound with 3-5 leaflets. The flowers are small and white to blue-violet in color, arranged in spikes. The fruits are small and black in color, round in shape, and about 4 mm in diameter.
Parts Used Leaves, fruits, and roots
Dose The recommended dose of Nirgundi varies depending on the form and condition being treated. As a general rule, it is recommended to consult with an Ayurvedic practitioner for proper dosage guidance.