Picrorhiza Kurroa has been used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat liver disorders and infections of the upper respiratory tract. It is used to reduce fevers, to treat dyspepsia and chronic diarrhea. It is a small perennial herb from the Scrophulariaceae family, found in the Himalayan region. It has a long, creeping rootstock that tastes bitter, and grows in moist, sandy soil and rocky soil. The flat, oval-shaped leaves of the plant are sharply serrated. The white or pale purple flowers are manually harvested. Picrorhiza Kurroa is a potent antioxidant and has the ability to boost the immune system. When taken orally and used topically, it can be used to treat vitiligo and other skin conditions.