Rhubarb (Revand Chini) is a perennial herb and belongs to the family Polygonaceae. This medicinal herb is found in Himalaya from Kashmir to Sikkim at high altitude. The dried rhizomes of this plant are pungent and bitter in taste and are used in the preparation of Unani medicines. Revand Chini has lots of therapeutic uses and health benefits. Rhubarb uses include the treatment of indigestion, diarrhea, dysentery problems, constipation, and urinary retention problems.
It has also proven efficacy for the treatment of liver problems such as hepatosis, hepatomegaly, and jaundice as well as other liver disorders. In Unani compound formulations along with other herbs, Rhubarb uses for the treat alcoholism, anorexia, bronchitis, asthma, coryza, catarrh, and cleaning the teeth as well as treating gingivitis. Rhubarb helps to improve digestion and Asthma problems. And it is a perennial herb and minerals, such as calcium, phosphorous, iron, and vitamin C. Rhubarb are used to make medicine. Rhubarb is used primarily for digestive complaints including constipation.
- Water Retention
KEY CONSTITUENTS OF REVAND CHINI
- emodin- 3-monomethyl ether
- rheinolic acids
- Volatile oil
- Calcium oxalate