Bitter Leaf, Nan Fei Ye
(King of Bitter, Chuanhttp://www.stuartxchange.org/Sinta.html Xin Lian)
Andrographis is used often in TCM and Ayurvedic Medicine
Treatment of common influenza (fever, cough, sorethroat),
Promotes heart health and liver health, a tonic which boost the immune system
Properties: Very bitter and Yin (cooling) effect
Antidiarrheal, anti-infective, antibacterial, antityphoid, antifungal
Studies have also shown these properties: cardioprotective, antioxidant, hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory,antimalarial, anticancer, antidengue, antivenom, anti-diabetic, renoprotective
Neem, Holy Tree, Ku lian
Neem leaves and stems tastes bitter but it contains properties that can help to purify the blood, remove toxins
and cleanse the liver. Specific properties include antibacterial, hypoglycemic, antiulcer, antifertility, spermicidal, anti-malarial, anticancer, immunomodulatory, hepatoprotective, antioxidant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, spermicidal, antifungal, insecticidal.
1.Neem plays role as free radical scavenging properties due to rich source of antioxidant.
2.Neem ingredient shows effective role in the management of cancer through the regulation of cell signaling pathways.
3.Neem also plays role as anti-inflammatory via regulation of proinflammatory enzyme activities.