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Botanical Name Picrorhiza kurroa
Family Scrophulariaceae
Origin Indigenous to India.
Description Pitkarvir is a perennial herb with a small, thick rootstock and lanceolate leaves. It produces small, blue flowers in racemes.
Parts Used The roots and rhizomes are used in Ayurvedic medicine.
Dose The recommended dose varies depending on the preparation and intended use. It is typically taken as a powder or decoction