Kutki Powder


Picrohiza kurroa, root powder
Product Package : 8.11 oz, 230 gmPrimary Use : Liver Support, Blood Purifier

Primary Benefits as per Ayurveda

  • Kutki Powderacts as a dietary support.
  • Cooling herb in nature and Pacifies high pitta (fire).
  • Supports the liver and spleen.
  • Aids blood purification and provides healthy complexion.
  • It is mildly laxative in nature. Removes excess pitta (fire) from the body.

Other Benefits as per Ayurveda

  • Supports eye health.
  • Safe to use as nutritional support.
  • Liver and lungs tonic.
  • Helps in removing the excess (pitta-fire) heat from the body.
  • It helps in naturally cleansing the blood.

Possible Indications

  • Liver problems
  • Jaundice
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatitis E
  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Appetite Loss
  • Poor Digestion
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Mild constipation
  • Inflammation of gallbladder
  • Protein-energy malnutrition
  • Early cirrhosis
  • Hepatotoxicity induced by chemicals, radiations, medicines or chemotherapy

As per ayurveda

According to Ayurveda (Science of life) If Pitta (Fire) gets accumulated in the body then body & urine color gets changed to yellow. So by balancing the high Pitta (Fire) it helps to get regular color to the body and urine. Herbs with cooling properties help to pacify the high pitta (fire).

It helps to support healthy liver function. It also acts as a mild laxative & also helps in naturally cleansing the blood.

High quality extract and powders of ayurvedic herb from its natural habitat. Free from gluten, soya, dairy, binder, preservatives or artificial colors.


High quality powder of ayurvedic herb from its natural habitat. Free from gluten, soya, dairy, binder, preservatives or artificial colors.

Common & Uncommon Names

  • Botanical Name: Picrorhiza Kurroa
  • English Name: Picrorrhiza, Hellebore, Yellow gentian
  • Hindi Name: Kutuki

Other Uncommon Names

Kuru, Kadu, Garbage-Hindi, Khanekhaswael, Katu Rohini, Bal-kadu, Katuki, Kadugu-rohini, Kali kutki, Katuka Rogani.


  • Rasa (Taste): Bitter
  • Guna (Characteristics): Dry, Light
  • Virya (Potency): Cool
  • Vipaka (Post Digestive Effect): Pungent

Best Source

North-Western Himalayan region from Kashmir to Kumaun and Nepal and Garhwal regions in India. It is found in Nepal, China, India, Pakistan and Bhutan.

Directions for Use

Take 2 to 4 Gms (One-third to half teaspoon) 2 times a day Kutki Powder with water 1-2 hrs after meals. Take the first dose after breakfast. If you are mixing with other herbs, use Kutki proportionately or consult your healthcare provider.


  • Pregnant/Lactating women, children or any with Known pre-existing condition should take under the advice of a healthcare provider. Keep away from the reach of children.

Best Use With

  • For healthy Body Temperature: The decoction of Kutki Powder with “Neem Powder” is useful to maintain normal body temperature.
  • For healthy liver functions: Take 1 tsp of Kutki powder with an equal amount of Honey regularly.

Ayurvedic Lifestyle

  • Nutritional diet
  • Yoga
  • Morning walk
  • Peaceful mind
  • Restful sleep

Foods to Favor

  • Fresh fruits [pomegranate, kiwi, grapes, papaya, pineapple]
  • Green vegetables [cabbage, bottle gourd, beetroot, garlic, green peas]
  • Pomegranate juice
  • Green tea
  • Honey
  • Soup of black grams
  • Lemon
  • Curd
  • Soup of green grams
  • Food rich in bitter taste

Foods to Avoid

  • Fried heavy meal that take too much time for digestion
  • Alcohol
  • Rajma [kidney beans]
  • Sea food
  • Excessive acidic food
  • Salty food
  • Bakery products


  • Eat a high fibrous diet.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Choose organic food.
  • Eat fresh leafy vegetables.


  • Avoid excessive sugary drinks or products.
  • Avoid unnecessary stress or worries.
  • Avoid packed food that contains oils.

Classical References

  • Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India
  • DravyaGuna Vigana
  • Dhanwantri Nighantu\

Scientific References

  • Atal CK, Sharma ML, Kaul A, Khajuria A. Immunomodulating agents of plant origin. I: preliminary screening. J Ethnopharmacol 1986;18:133-141.
  • Subedi BP. Plant profile: Kutki (Picrorhiza scrophulariiflora). Himalayan Bioresources 2000;4.
  • Weinges K, Kloss P, Henkels WD. Natural products from medicinal plants. XVII. picroside-II, a new 6-vanilloylcatapol from Picrorhiza kuroa Royle and Benth. Justus Liebigs Ann Chem 1972;759:173-182.

Reference Classical or Govt. Approved Books

Special Notes

GMP and USDA Certified Organic Manufacturing Facility: Laboratory tested for quality purity and heavy metal standards.

**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any Disease.

Weight 16 oz