Manjistha is a herb which is known to be a potent detoxifier in ayurveda. It is known to possess anti-inflammatory, pain relieving and antimicrobial properties. This bright red root is extensively used to prepare various formulations aimed at detoxifying the blood, treating skin diseases, improving the complexion and much more. Here are the top 6 ways in which this herb makes us healthier. An overdose of manjistha can change the colour of the urine and stool. One should also be careful while taking this herb if he or she is already taking some anticoagulant medications as manjistha exhibits anti-platelet action. Consult an ayurvedic practitioner before you start using manjistha.