Keezharnelli or Phyllanthus niruri has been investigated for its potential medicinal benefits. It was found that it might be effective at inhibiting kidney stone formation. It is mainly used for treatment of Jaundice, gonorrhea, dysentery and diabetics.
Keezharnelli (Phyllanthus Niruri) is widely used for treating liver ailments such as fatty liver and Hepatitis, the herb is also found to be equally effective in treating many other diseases. The use of this herb is highly recommended in Ayurvedic medicines due to the remarkable effect it has shown over the years.
The active phytochemicals, flavonoids, alkaloids, terpenoids, lignins, polyphenols, tannins, coumarins and saponins, have been identified from various parts of Phyllanthus niruri.