Shankhpushpi, also known as morning glory, gets its name from its 'shankh' or conch shaped flowers. It's a medicinal herb that is used in traditional ayurvedic medicine due to the presence of many bioactive compounds which possess healing properties. Here are the 5 superb health benefits of shankhpushpi/morning glory. Please consult a doctor before using shankhpushpi formulations to rule out any unwanted interactions with the medicines you are already taking. Since shankhpushpi has a mild hypotensive effect, those suffering from low blood pressure should consult a doctor before consuming this herb.