Thursday, December 3, 2009

Malaxis acuminata / Jeevakam / Jeevak Rare Plant

Jeevakam (ജീവകം)

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Danthapala/wrightia tinctoria

Botanical Name : wrightia tinctoria
Malayalam : danthapala

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Sankupushpam / Aparjit / Clitoria tematea

English Name : Aparjit
Botanical name : Clitoria Tematea
Malayalam : Sankupushpam

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Anachuvadi / Elephantopus scaber

Botanical name : Elephantopus scaber
Family : Asteraceae
Small perennial herb , It is looks like the foot of an elephant.
Anachuvadi is used for treatment of small pox, bronchitis, diarrhea . It is a very good brain tonic. It has also analgesic, diuretic and astringent properties. It anti bacterial also. It also used for the alignment of cardiac disorder.

Mukkuti / Biophytum sensitivum / Sikerpud

Botanical Name : Biophytum sensitivum
Family : Oxalidaceae
English : Sikerpud
Malayalam - മുക്കുറ്റി (mukkutti)
Sanskrit - alambusha, jalapushpa, peethapushpa, samanga, krithanjali.
Hindi - lajalu, lajalu, lajjalu, lakhshana, laksmana, zarer.
Tamil - nilaccurunki, tintanali

It is used for stomachache, diabetes . asthma, urinary calculi, wounds, abscesses etc

Chithirapala / Euphorbia hitra

Botanical Name : Chamaesyce hirta
commonly known as: asthma plant, common spurge, sneeze weed • Bengali: barokarni, barokherni • Hindi: बड़ा दुधी bara dudhi, दुद्धी duddhi, लाल दुधी lal-dudhi, मोटी दुधी mothi dudhi • Kannada: achchedida, akkigida, kempuneneyakk • Konkani: दुदुर्ली dudurli • Manipuri: pakhamba maton • Marathi: दुधी dudhi • Prakrit: दुद्धिआ duddhia • Rajasthani: dhedhi-dudheli • Sanskrit: दुग्धिका dugdhika, क्षीर ksira, नागरी nagari, नागार्जुन nagarjun • Tamil: அம்மான்பச்சரிசி amman-paccarici • Telugu: నానపాల nanapala Malayalam : Chthirapala ( not Nilapala)

Nagalingam / cannon ball tree / Couroupita guianensis

Botanical Name : Couroupita guianensis
Family : Lecythidaceae
Hindi : Nagalinga नागलिंग , Tope gola तोप गोला
Kannada : Lingada mara, Nagalingam
Marathi : Sivalingam
Tamil : நாகலிங்கம் Naagalingam
Malayalam: Nagalingam
Cannon ball flowers are considered of special significance in Buddhist culture in Sri Lanka.
The trees are grown extensively in Shiva temples in India. It is called the 'nagalingam' tree in Tamil. The flowers are called 'Shivalinga flowers', 'Nagalinga Pushpa' in Kannada, 'Nagamalli flowers' or 'Mallikarjuna flowers' in Telugu. It is considered a sacred tree among Hindus because the flower resembles a nagam or a sacred snake on the central large shiva lingam and numerous shivalingams around.

Sarpaganthi / Rauvolfia serpentina / Indian Snake root anantipsychotic herb for controls hypertension

Botanical Name : Rauvolfia serpentina Family : Apocynaceae
An erect glaborous ever green shrub 30 - 75 cm hight. alkaloids like serpentine, reserpine, ajmaline, ajmalinine and ajmalicine in root. It is sedative and hypnotic. It is an antipsychotic herb for controls hypertension. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. After a U.S. physician named Wilkins demonstrated the positive effects of reserpine (1952), the plant became popular. This drug rapidly replaced electric shock and lobotomy as treatments for certain types of mental illness.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Analivegam / Alstonia venenata For Cobra Bite

Family : apocynaceae
Sanskrit : Vishagni
Botanical name : Alstonia venenata
Malayalam : Analivegam, Theepala

Cipadessa baccifera / Kaypanarachi / Indian Neem For Cobra Poison HemiplegiaHemiplegia

Botanical name : Melia orientalis Linn. (Cipadessa baccifera Miq.

Family :Meliaceae
Sanskrit : Vananimbam, Kshudranimba

An evergreen shrub grows up to a height of 3 meters.
It is very good for snake poison, fantastic effect for the treatment of Cobra poison. Drink One ounce of leave juice, and apply paste of leaves in the case of cobra bite. Daily intake of one or two leaves will make a permanent resistance against cobra poison. It is also very good for Hemiplegia (condition in which one-half of a patient's body is paralyzed) , It will dilute the clotted Blood. Intake of half ounce of leave juice in every morning will help Hemiplegia patients to RUN.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Bone setter / Changalamparanda / Cissus Quadrangularis

Botanical Name : Cissus Quadrangularis Linn
Family : Vitaceae
Sanskrit Name : Asthisrinkhala, Chaturdhara, Vajralatha
Tamil : pirandai
A tendril climber with stout fleshy quadrangular stem. It is used to help heal broken bones. so call asthisamharaka (which avoids the destruction of the bones). Also properties have been attributed to treat osteoporosis, asthma and cough and the external hemorrhoids and Gonococcus.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Vitex Negundo / Karinochi / Five leaved chaste tree

Botanical Name : Vitex Negundo linn.
Family: Verbenaceae
Hindi : Nirgandi

Tylophora asthmatica / Tylophora Indica / vallippala (

Used for the treatment of Bronchitis. It is a single medicine remedy for Bronchitis (asthma).
Simple usage : Eat 3/4 fresh leaves in early morning with a little bit of cumin seeds for seven days.