The Nature Pure India

Your shopping cart is empty!


English Name :- Lyrisp

Botanical Name :- Coleus aromaticus

Family :- LABIATAE

Parts - Used:- Roots and Tender twigs

Habit :- A small perennial hairy herb about 1-3 feet high with thick and fleshy leaves, aromatic flowers light purple

Taste :- Bitter

Chemical Constituents :- Leaves Contains: Diterpene, Methylene-quinone, Couleon, Cyclobita tucin, Roots contains: Naphtho pyrone (Rocetin) and Dialdehyd, A volatile oil carvacrol is also found


Cardiovascular ailment, Heart troubles, Lowering blood pressure, Lymphcaytic leukemia; Extract of aerial parts: is spasmolytic, Extarct of roots: Hypotensive. Leaves: Useful in polyuria, Thirst, flatulence, colic, Asthma, chronic cough, Epilepsy & urinary troubles.

  • The juice of the leaves of this herb is beneficial to children in treating cold and related ailments.
  • The leaves are crushed and boiled in water and its steam is inhaled for nasal congestion.
  • The anti microbial activity of this herb helps to treat reproductive tract infections. (RTI) like bacterial vaginosis among women.
  • It inhibits the growth the several bacteria strains.
  • The decoction of its leaves is advised for treating bronchial asthma and cough.
  • The fresh juice of its leaves is beneficial for those suffering from arthritis and stomach disorders like flatulence.
  • It acts as a carminative for children.
  • It can tacklewith certain skin disorders like dandruff and allergies.
  • This herb is a useful medical herb that a can help treat ailments in a natural way.
  • It brings the blood pressure down and prevents heart from cancer and other diseases.
  • This herb being diuretic removes contraction in urinary tract.
  • Its leaves paste when smeared externally on the head removes headache.
  • It is highly beneficial in digestive ailments and stomach ache.
A word of caution

Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs provided on the site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. Every attempt has been made for accuracy but none is guaranteed. Many traditional uses and properties of this herb have not been validated by the FDA. If you have any serious health concern you should consult with your health care practitioner before self administering this herb.