Friday, February 12, 2010

Coleus aromaticus / Panikoorka Single Medicine Remedy for Chid Diseases

Botanical Name :Coleus aromaticus 
Malayalam   : Panikoorka, Navara ila
Highly antipyretic, used for urinary diseases , decoction of leaves is given for chronic cough and Asthma. Also used for  sore throats and nasal congestion, infections, rheumatism and flatulence. The juice of leaves are excellent medicine for all disorders of children. 

Salacia reticulata / Salaretin / Ekanayakam /Ponkorandi Controls Blood Glucose Levels

Botanical Name  : Salacia reticulata
English                : Salaretin
Malayalam          : Ekanayakam
 Salaretin is a large woody climbing plant found throughout forests in India and Sri Lanka. In the vernacular, it is known as Ponkoranti (Tamil) Anukudu cettu (Telugu), Ekanayakam (Kannada), and Ekanayakam, Ponkoranti, or Koranti (Malayalam.). The roots and the stems contain potent antidiabetic chemical constituents. Traditionally, The roots of S. reticulata was prescribed for people with diabetes mellitus.(See More scientific Details here)