Shankhpushpi; Convolvulus pluricaulis is a herb of choice as a brain tonic specially for the conditions of memory loss, schizophrenia, convulsions and intelligence related problems.
Shankpushpi powder is used to improve the intellect qualities of children. Because of the presence of abundance of the gray matters in the intestines- Shankhpushpi also regulates the functions of the digestive system. Shankhpushpi powder is also an important Rasayana to be use in the mental disabilities. Effect on Doshas: Tridoshahar, but specially vatapittashamak. Snigdha, Pichchil, Guru gunas and madhur vipak makes it vatashamak, sheeta veerya – pittashamak and katu, tikta, kashaya- Kaphashamak.