Shankhapushpi is a medhya Rasayana herb, It has been used as Vrishya, tonic,
alterative and febrifuge used in fever, nervous debility and loss of memory.
The whole herb is used medicinally in the form of decoction with cumin and
milk in fever, nervous debility, loss of memory, also in syphilis, and
scrofula. '. Shankhapushpi is used as a brain tonic. Is used as a tonic,
alterative and febrifuge. It is a sovereign remedies in bowel complaints
especially dysentery. It is used as a psychostimulant and tranquilizer. The
ethanolic extract of the plant reduces total serum cholesterol,
triglycerides, phospholipids and nonesterfied fatty-acid.
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