Kutki powder

Kutki powder

Picrorhiza kurroa, root powder

spice jar to 1+ lbs
6490
$29.99
In stock

A Bitter and Pungent Herb Used by Ayurvedic Practitioners to Support Proper Function of the Liver and Spleen.*

  • Supports healthy function of the liver*
  • Assists in proper flow and function of the bile*
  • Maintains healthy immune system function*
  • Aids a healthy respiratory system*
  • Balancing for pitta and kapha*
  • The only CITES certified kutki in the United States, cultivated to prevent further endangerment of this precious plant*
  • Grown according to organic standards*

As a result of severe over-harvesting, the kutki (Picrorhiza kurroa) plant is considered "endangered." In 2005 Banyan stopped selling this amazingly healing herb out of concern for the long term survival of the species and set about finding a sustainable, cultivated source. After pursuing this goal for 7 years it gives us great joy to be able to offer it again. CITES certification indicates that our kutki has been sustainably cultivated in accordance with the requirements of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). May kutki continue to be available for all those who need its wonderful blessings.*

Other products that contain Kutki include:
Kutki liquid extract

Fairly Traded
Fairly Traded Herbs

Banyan Botanicals is committed to trading fairly with everyone involved in the farming and production of our herbs.

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Sustainably Sourced
Sustainable Sourcing

Many widely used plants are threatened and in danger of being unavailable either through extinction or protective legislation. Banyan Botanicals is working to reverse this trend by supporting sustainable projects that use ecologically friendly methods of farming and harvesting.

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Ayurvedic Energetics:

  • Rasa (taste): bitter, pungent
  • Virya (action): cooling
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effect): pungent
  • Doshas (constitutions): Balancing for pitta and kapha, may increase vata

Suggested Use:
¼ to ½ teaspoon with warm water, once or twice daily, or as directed by your health practitioner.

Please consult with your health care practitioner prior to the use of this product if you are pregnant or nursing, taking medications, or have a medical condition. Keep out of the reach of children.

California Customers: WARNING

Kutki Root Powder (Picrorhiza kurroa)

This item contains no animal products and is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

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