Sphaeranthus indicus Linn. (Asteraceae) is widely used in Ayurvedic system of medicine to treat vitiated conditions of epilepsy, mental illness, hemicrania, jaundice, hepatopathy, diabetes, leprosy, fever, pectoralgia, cough, gastropathy, hernia, hemorrhoids, helminthiasis, dyspepsia and skin diseases.
Sphaeranthus indicus (also known as East Indian Globe Thistle) is a herb with a wide range of reported benefits but minimal research on it.
Sphaeranthus indicus, the East Indian globe thistle, is a flowering plant of the genus Sphaeranthus. It is distributed from Northern Australia throughout Indomalaya. The plant has been studied for its potential health-promoting properties, primarily as an anti-inflammatory.
It is believed that gorakhmundi powder acts as very good blood purifier to remove toxins from the body. It reduces increased uric acid, urea and creatinine level and fight against various ailments.