Helicteres isora Extract Powder
Helicteres isora Linn. is a plant in the Family Sterculiaceae with the common name of East Indian screw tree and Porkabitin Thai. East Indian screw treeis a sub-deciduous shrub or small tree with grey coloured bark. Flowers solitary or in sparse clusters, with red petals turning pale blue when old. Fruits are greenish brown, beaked, cylindrical, and spirally twisted on ripening. The twisted shape of the fruit is what lends most of it names like screw tree. The fruits and bark of Porkabit has been used in traditional medicine in India for the treatment of diabetes mellitus since time immemorial. Pharmacological effects include anti-oxidant, antipyretic, antimicrobial and hepatoprotective. The active components of Porkabit are such as Gallic acid, Flavonoids and Tannins.
Active Ingredients of Helicteres isora Extract