Biological Name: Coptis teeta, Coptis trifolia
Other Names: Gold Thread, Mamira, Mishamitita, Mamira, yellow root, mouth root, canker root
This herb is found in the Himalayan regions of India.
Parts Used: Dried Root
alterative, antipyretic, bitter tonic.
chronic gall bladder inflammation
catarrhal and rheumatic conjunctivitis
inflammation of the stomach
sore throat ( when used as a gargle)
Paste, eye salve, powder, infusion, extract
Caution: Do not use is you are suffering from nausea or vomiting caused by a stomach hypoactivity or diarrhea due to spleen or kidney deficiency. Long term use aggravates the spleen and stomach.
No further information about the safety of this herb is available. Use caution. Ayurvedic herbs are often taken in combination to neutralize the toxicity one herb with the opposing effect of other.
Do not take except under the supervision of a qualified professional.