Nirgundi Extract

Natural Extract With High Purity


Phyto Life Science introduces broad varieties of customized Indian nirgundi extract with Unique Features to meet consumer’s specific requirements in Healthcare, Food & Cosmetic industries

  • Botanical Name: Vitex Negundo
  • Common Name: Nirgundi
  • Parts used: Seeds, Leaves
  • Principal Constituents of Crude Herb : Alkaloids, polyphenols


Among number of plants described in Ayurveda, Nirgundi is one which holds greater medical importance. According to a report of World Health Organization, more than 80% of world’s populations depend on traditional medicine for their primary health care needs. A popular local quote of the Bengalis in the Western Himalayan region of India which translates as - A man cannot die of disease in an area where Vitex negundo Linn, Adhatoda vasica and Acorus calamus are found. The plant is referred in the Indian traditional circles as “sarvaroganivarini” (the remedy for many diseases). As Nirgundi is well known drug by common people and easily available hence this drug needs a literary review. Many research has been carried out on this plant. Regarding the etymology, synonyms, morphological description, may explore further therapeutic quality for the benefit of public in larger extent. In present context, therapeutic utility is discussed, there are enormous descriptions found in all most all samhitas and nighantus. By observing the morphology, therapeutic utility, habit and habitat different Acharyas have placed Nirgundi under different varga (group) for convenience of study.

Constituents and Active Compounds of Crude Herb

The plant is rich in large number of secondary metabolites. The presence of some of these phyto chemicals in different extracts. Monoterpenes agnuside, flavonoids- casticin, chryso-splenol and vitexin, flavonoids (vitexicarpin) also, 5,3-dihydroxy-3,6,7,4’-tetramethoxyllavone and hydroxy-3,6,7,3’,4’-penta-methoxy flavone from the leaves.Seeds of Vitex negundo L agorded a new lignin characterized as 6-hydroxy-4-4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl), 3-hydroxymethyl-7- methoxy-3,4-dihydro-2-naphthaldehyde by spectroscopic methods and triterpenoids (betulinic acid and ursolic acid), lignans (negundins, vitedonin), alkaloid (vitrafalal) and diterpene (vitedoin) investigated.

Ayurvedic potential

Rasa- Katu (pungent), Tikta (bitter) Guna- Laghu (light), Ruksha (dry) Virya- Ushna (hot) Vipaka- Katu (pungent) Doshakarma- Kapha-Vata Shamaka.

Supports Overall Health, Wellness, and Comfort

Nirgundi extract is cost effective and biologically potent with formulation application as follows:

  • Used in treatment of eye diseases, skin diseases,
  • Act as an antiinflammtory, antibacterial, headache& catarrh
  • Act as an immunomodulatory

Raw Material

Collection of raw material in proper season from various regions of India. Authentication and Standardization of botanical species carried out respectively.

Extraction Process

Our organization adopted USP based methods for extraction to maintain quality, safety & efficacy of our product by following GMP. For enrichment of extract we optimized & monitored critical process parameters to achieve desire end product which conserve its natural aroma and taste to satisfied consumers need. Product Processed & stored under strictly hygienic production environment.

Unique Features

Phyto Life Science is always taking consideration of consumer’s requirement by providing them versatile products with below unique features:

  • Enriched phytoconstituents
  • Prolong shelf life
  • Availability  of accelerated stability study data 
  • Long lasting natural aroma & taste

Grades Available

Powder, Liquid and Oil soluble version also available


  • Applied in  Nutraceuticals to enhance health benefits
  • Applied in cosmetics, flavors & fragrance industry  

Important Note :-The information presented in this is for informational, reference and educational purposes only and should not be interpreted as a substitute for diagnosis and treatment by a health care professional. Although, the information presented about product is based on material provided by researchers and sources deemed reliable, we do not presume to give medical advice. The information presented here is the base on various Ayurveda & other book references and some market literatures and books and published papers. Anyone wishing to use this information should share it with his or her health care provider before embarking on any therapeutic program. It is your responsibility to discuss any alternative or natural remedy with your health care provider before use.