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Medicinal benefits of pellitory root, akrakaram

Anthemis Pyrethrum

In Tamil, this herbal is called Akrakaram. 

Akkarakaram is an herb that grows well in black soil. This herb is highly valued in Indian medicine. Its leaves are 15 cm long. It has 15cm long leaves, first in light green and then purple. The flowers are yellow with red spots. Each plant has about 7-10 flowers. It has an adventitious root system. Its roots are 5 - 10 cm long. 

This plant mostly growing on in hilly areas. Its root is medically useful. The dried root is available at herbal stores. The best medicine for throat infections and respiratory-related diseases.

It has medicinal properties such as salivation, irritation in the groin, and hyperthermia of the nasal passages.

1. Chewing a piece of pellitory root slowly for a long time and swallowing will cure toothache, sore throat, inability to move the tongue, and nausea.

2. Dry root powder can be absorbed in the nose to relieve nerve diseases caused by seizures.

3. Distill 30 g of pellitory root powder in 1 liter of water and boil it till it becomes 250 ml. Rinse your mouth 3 times daily with this water to reduce toothache and weakness of teeth. Ulcers in the mouth and throat will be cured.

4. Pellitory root, Liquorice, and Eclipta Alba can be powdered separately and then taken a little bit from everything, and eaten with honey daily in the morning can enhance the sweetness of the voice.

5. For some people, constipation can occur during dryness in the mouth. In this case,  Take pellitory root with honey to relieve nausea and constipation.

6. Some people develop a sore tongue and a sore throat without being able to speak. If such people put a small piece of pellitory root in their mouth and swallow saliva, can solve sore throat, hoarseness and excessive thirst will be all right.

7. Brain, which is the control center for the balanced movement of the body and the energy of the mind. If it does not function properly, it will not be able to think properly, memory will decrease, and fatigue will occur in the body. Akkarakara, Centella Asiatica medicine will help. Akkarakaram, Centella Asiatica, and velvet bean can be taken in equal proportions mixed with milk twice a day to improve brain function. It also increases the body's hormone secretion and improves thinking ability.

8. If you eat pellitory roots, the body's metabolism will increase and the bad cells will leave and new cells will form. Through this, the radiance of the body will increase and the mind will become excited and will be involved in the activities we do.

9. Take a pellitory root and boil it in half a liter of water. Boil until it is reduced to 1/3. If you drink this, you will get rid of the effects like excessive thirst, dryness, and headache.

Note the difference between akrakaram and agrahaaram.

The street where brahmins lives are called Agraharam. Haram is the name given to the temple of the gods Hari and Haran. Agraharam is the name given to the street which is the main one very close by temples (Agram - front of Haram temples). The science that says that (Akram) leads in front (Nayati) is called Agni, THERE CAN NOT ANY MOTION WITHOUT AN IGNITION, and begins with the Rig Veda first calling the Lord who runs the world Agnim Ede (Ile).

Benefits of buying from a local farmers market - Help farmers

Many of us may have a question that a farmer's market is cheaper than a grocery store or supermarket. 

If you ask me, The farmer's market should not be much cheaper, nor should it be!

Please do not go to the farmer's market thinking that you can get everything cheap or bargain!

Why I say so is that the biggest problem for our farmers in our country right now is the price!


This price is the reason why agriculture is falling down in India!

Indian Agriculture and Related Business Report say as of September 2019 that, more than 58 percent of India's population is dependent on agriculture for their livelihood.

It is estimated that there were approximately 9.87 million farmers in India till the end of May last year!

Agriculture accounts for about 12.2% of the country's economy!

However, as of 2016, more than 8000 farmers have committed suicide!

It is questionable whether it goes into the hands of the farmer even if you buy it at a higher price!

The reason for all this is that their products do not get the right price!

The truth is that even if there is something wrong with the government, there is something wrong with us!

People are looking for cheap or stylized items!

Farmers' Market is a place where farmers sell their produce directly!

Don't go there and negotiate. There is nothing wrong with paying a little more for good quality products as much as possible!

Do not be happy that a kilo of tomatoes or onions is available for 10 rupees! Keep in mind that a farming family will starve!

Buy as many items as possible at the farmer's market! Give them the price they ask for!

Now, coming to the topic, Yes, prices are lower here than in grocery stores. This is because the farmers' market is something that was created by the government to reduce the intermediaries between farmers and consumers.

A membership card will be issued to the farmers in this market. Each farmer's market is maintained by an agricultural officer. His main job is to set prices for every agricultural commodity every morning. First, he asks the price of those items at the wholesale store. He will then ask the price of the grocery store. Then the price is calculated 25% more than the wholesale price and less than the grocery store and writes the price outside each store.

Look at the pictures below. The pricing card is displayed.


This will benefit both the consumer and the farmer. There is no charge for farmers to shop in this market.

The middleman buys the product from the farmer at a low price and sells it at the grocery store, so he is the only beneficiary. But the farmer will benefit from the farmer's market. The vegetables are cheaper for consumers as well.

Most of them sell only vegetables.

If you plan for a tour visit the local farmer lands and get fresh vegetables from there. Just think that, when you go to a restaurant, you blindly tip them 50 to 100 rupees for their actual duty, in the supermarket, you pay for the displayed product with no bargain, when you order food with food delivery partner you pay what they ask along with tips, taxes.

Considering this, nothing wrong to pay what the price farmers ask! They definitely will not overprice you.

Please add your area uzhavar snadhai / Farmers market in the comment section.

Let's preserve agriculture !! Let's benefit !!

Medicinal benefits of Aristolochia Bracteata

In this post, we will learn about the medicinal properties of Aristolochia Bracteolata

Aristolochia Bracteolata belongs to the genus Garlic. It is found in Travancore in South India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Burma, and Sri Lanka.

In Tamil it is called as Aduthinaappalai, Aaduthoda palai, Pangampalai. 

Tamil - Adu thinna palai

English - Bracteated birthwort

Sanskri - Dhuma patra

Malayalam - Aadu tinlappala

Telugu - Gadug gudupa

Botanical Name - Aristolochia bracteata


To strengthen the body

Many people today are declining in physical strength due to reduced physical activity and eating foods that are lack natural nutrients. They get tired right away even if they do a little hard work.

If they dry and powder the leaves of Aristolochia Bracteata drink the infusion, the body will get stronger.

Get rid of stomach worms

Stomach worms cause many problems in the body. These cause stomach ulcers. Young children often suffer from vomiting and diarrhea due to these stomach worms.

If you dry the Aristolochia Bracteata leaves in the shade, powder it well, take one teaspoon with honey, the stomach worms will disappear quickly.

To get rid of watery stool

The watery stool can lead to many diseases in the body. It is good to dry the leaves of the Aristolochia Bracteata and drink the infusion to get rid of this watery stool.

For insect bites

Sometimes beetles and insect bites cause poisoning and psoriasis on the skin.

For this, take the leaves of Aristolochia Bracteata, grind them and apply them on the bitten area and the poison will break. We can prevent psoriasis from spreading further into the skin.

To get rid of Eczema

Grind the Aristolochia Bracteata and apply them to the eczema-affected area to cure quickly. 


To prevent hair loss

For those who are worried about hair loss, take Aristolochia Bracteata leaves, dry them in the shade, mix them with powdered 

Acacia Concinna and rub it on the scalp during bath.

For women

Some women suffer from menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, and irregular bleeding. They can easily get rid of the above effects if they drink a decoction of Aristolochia Bracteata leaves.

Also, if you take Aristolochia Bracteata seeds and grind them and mix them with hot water and give it to pregnant women, the pain during childbirth will be reduced. 

Let's live a healthy life by using such medicinal Aristolochia Bracteata.

List of 100 medicinal herbs name its benefits

Below is the list of Herbals and the diseases to be used. 

01: Licorice (Glycyrrhiza Glabra)

Curable diseases: cough, peptic ulcer, loss of appetite, loss of taste, irritability during urination.

02: Withania Somnifera (Amukara Kizhangu)

Weight gain, body aches, joint pain, insomnia.

03: Saraca Indica (Ashoka)

Uterine diseases, labor pains, menstruation, whitening.

04: Euphorbia Hirta (Amman Pacharisi)

Pimples, Acne, oily paste on the face, toenail, bile eruption, gastritis, increase the secretion of breast milk.

05: Cynodon Dactylon (Arugampul)

Blood cleansing, sweat odor, body itching, itching, whitening.

06: Sida Acuta (Arivalmanai Poondu) 

Apply ointment to wounds and ulcers.

07:Indigofera Tinctoria (Avuri)

First aid for snakebite, jaundice, skin diseases, allergies.

08:Adhatoda Zeylanica (Aadathodai) 

Cold, cough, sore throat.

09:Aristolochia Bracteolata (Aadutheendapalai) 

Topcoat for skin diseases, scabies, cockroaches, beetles.

10:Marselia Quadrifida (Aarai)

Urinary incontinence, urinary irritation.

11: Cassia Auriculata (Avarai)

Diabetes, venereal diseases, hydrothorax, irritation of the feet, urinary irritation, whitening.

12: Zingiber Officinale (Ginger)

Anorexia, indigestion, constipation, sore throat.

13: Oldenlandia Umbellata (Impooral)

To control blood vomiting and menstrual cramps.

14: Pergularia Daemia (Uthamani or Veliparuthi)

For indigestion and constipation in children.

15: Elaeocarpus Scarius (Uthratcham)

Children with a sore throat, persistent hiccups.

16: Datura Metel (Oomathai)

External coating for wounds only.

17: Calotropis Gigantea (Erukkan) 

Scorpion, wasp, insect venom, coating on tumors.

18: Sesamum Indicum (Ellu)

To reduce body heat and headaches.

19: Elettaria Cardamomum (Elakkai)

Indigestion, nausea, vomiting.

20: Lannea Coromandelica (Othiyan)

Mouth ulcers, intestinal ulcers, hemorrhage, diarrhea.

21: Carum Roxburghianum (Omam)

Running nose, pneumonia.

22: Hybanthus Enneaspermus (Orithazh Thamarai)

Irritation during urination and whitening. 

23: Papaver Somniferum(Kasakasa)

Curable diseases: Diarrhea.

24: Solanum Xanthocarpum(Kandankathari)

Colds, cough, respiratory diseases.

25: Cucurbita Moschata (Kalyana Poosani)

To reduce body heat, body heat.

26: Coleus Aromaticus (Karpooravalli)

To expel mucus from children

27: Brassica Juncea (Kadugu)

Apply to tumors.

28: Terminalia Chebula (Kadukkai)

Diarrhea, constipation, uterine ulcers.

29: Aloe Barbadensis (Kariyabolam or Moosambaram)

Labor pain, sprain.

30: Eclipta Prostrata (Karisalankanni)

Day cold, mucus

31: Murraya Koenigii (Curry Leaves)

Tastelessness, eating continuously will change gray hair to black, good vision.

32: Curcuma Aromatica (Kasthuri Manjal)

Coating overrash, scabies, sweat odor.

33: Acacia Catechu (Kasukatti)

Diarrhea, blood in the stool.

34: Syzygium Aromaticum (Cloves)

Toothache, scurvy, poisoning, mucus.

35: Phyllanthus Amarus(Keezha Nelli)

Jaundice, diabetes, urinary tract.

36: Shorea Robusta(Kunguliam)

Arthritis, Polio

37: Holarrhena Pubescens (Kudasappalai or Karuppalai)

incipient dysentery

38: Acalypha Indica (Kuppaimeni) 

Mucus. Topcoat for itching, rash, scabies.

39: Coriandrum Sativum (Kothumalli)

Abdominal pain, constipation. Stomach upset

40: Cyperus Rotundus (Korai Kizhangu) 

Joint pain, muscle aches, stomach upset.

41: Coccinia Grandis (Kovaikai)

Heat, lip rash, stomach ulcer.

42: Nardostachys Jatamansi(Sadamanjil)

For hair balm.

43: Anethum Sowa(Sadhakuppai)

Milk indigestion and bloating in children.

44: Santalum Album(Sandhanam)

Body heat, urinary irritation, urinary incontinence, body aches.

45: Myristica Fragrans (Sadhikkai)

Ear noise, diarrhea in children, diarrhea, for getting good sleep.

46: Aerva Lanata (Sirukan Peelai (Poolachedi, Kannupeelai)

Kidney stones, urinary irritation, blood in the urine, whitening.

47: Amaranthus Tricolor (Sirukeerai) 

Physical strength, urinary excretion well.

48: Coldenia Procumbens( Siruseruppadai)

Urinary traction, urinary irritation, whitening.

49: Pavonia Zeylanica( Sitramutti)

Coating over joint pain and arthritis.

50: Annona Squamosa (Sita)

To control asthma, apply seeds/leaves on the head for lice removal.

51: Cuminum Cyminum (Seerakam)

Tastelessness, loss of appetite, constipation.

52: Solanum Torvum(Sundai)

To control respiratory diseases, stomach worms, diarrhea.

53: Hibiscus Rosasinensis

Palpitations, chest pain, anemia

54: Asparagus Racemosus(Thanneervittan Kizhangu)

Increase body secretion, abdominal irritation, edema, and secretion of breast milk.

55: Justicia Tranquebarensis(Thavasu Murungai)

Cold sores for children.

56: Clerodendrum Phlomides (Thaluthalai) 

Arthritis, Polio.

57: Pandanus Odoratissimus (Thaazhai)

Cutaneous disease, physical irritation.

58: Taxus Buccata (Thalisa Patri)

Ancillary medicine for cough, gastritis, and for most ailments as additional medicine.

59: Terminalia Bellerica(Thandrikkai)

Throat pain, sore throat.

60: Piper Longum (Thippili)

Sore throat, fever, mucus, runny nose.

61: Abutilon Indicum (Thuthi)

Hemorrhoids, whitening.

62: Leucas Aspera (Thumbai)

To expel mucus for children

63: Ocimum Sanctum (Thulasi)

Cold, cough, dry cough, fever.

64: Solanum Trilobatum (Thoothuvali)

Cough, runny nose, increase digestive power.

65: Strychnos Potatorum (Thetrankottai)

Hemorrhoids, urinary incontinence, whitening.

66: Tylophora Asthmatica (Nanjaruppan) 

Asthma.

67: Ervatamia Divaricata (Nandhiyavattai)

Eye related diseases

68: Hemidesmus Indicus (Nannari)

Body heat, top coat for skin diseases.

69: Achyranthes Aspera (Nayuruvi)

Physical strength, toothpaste.

70: Syzygium Cumini (Naval)

Urinary irritation, urinary incontinence.

71: Catharanthus Roseus ( Nithya Kalyani)

Diabetes, urinary tract, white leukemia.

72: Andrographis Paniculata (Nilavembu)

Cure jaundice, fever, liver.

73: Cassia Senna (Nilavirai)

Constipation.

74: Hygrophila Auriculata (Neermulli)

Hydrothorax, urinary incontinence.

75: Morinda Coreia (Nuna)

Sluggishness, depletion.

76: Tribulus Terrestris (Nerunji)

Urinary incontinence, whitening.

77: Phyllanthus Emblica (Nelli)

Boost the body's immune system.

78: Vitex Negundo (Notchi)

To take a vapour bath during cold and fever

79: Carica Papaya (Pappali)

For bright eye vision

80: Mollugo Cerviana ( Parpadagam)

To control diarrhea and fever in children.

81: Cissus Quadrangularis (Pirandai)

Bone growth in children, bone fractures heal quickly, loss of appetite, indigestion, loss of taste

82: Mentha Sativa ( Pudhina)

Abdominal pain, constipation, indigestion.

83: Alpinia Galanga (Perarathai)

Cold, cough, sore throat, muscle aches, joint pain.

84: Phyla Nodiflora (Poduthalai)

Control dandruff, hair loss.

85: Curcuma Longa ( Manjal)

Cough, sore throat, ulcers, topical for eye diseases, antiseptic.

86: Solanum Nigrum (Manathakkali)

Opportunity ulcer, fever.

87: Lawsonia Inermis (Maruthani)

Switch to youth, cool eyes, good sleep.

88: Jasminum Sambac (Malligai)

Stop milk secretion, reduce breast swelling.

89: Piper Nigrum (Milagu)

Cold, colic, cough, poisoning.

90: Cardiospermum Halicacabum (Mudakkaruthan)

Joint pain, hand and foot pain.

91: Azima Tetracantha (Mutchangan)

Decrease scorpion and insect venom.

92: Butea Monosperma (Murukkan)

Stomach worms.

93: Boerhavia Diffusa (Mookirattai)

Asthma, urinary incontinence.

94: Acorus Calamus (Vasambu)

Tongue tingling, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain in children.

95: Centella Asiatica (Vallarai) 

To increase memory power, to reduce colds.

96: Delonix Elata (VadhaNarayanan)

Rheumatism, swelling, bandage on the affected area.

97: Tridax Procumbens (Vettukkai Poondu)

Wounds, to bandage on the incision, bleeding out of the incision.

98: Calotropis Procera (Vellerukku)

Asthma, mucus.

99: Piper Betle (Vetrilai)

Stomach upset, colic, digestive power

100: Azadirachta Indica (Vembu)

White leprosy, bile diseases, skin diseases, antiseptic.

Medicinal benefits of Banana Flower

For women and diabetics

More than 60 percent of people living in South India, especially in Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Singapore are affected by diabetes. The root cause of diabetes is due to our diet.


At present the food we eat does not get the nutrients our body needs. We eat foods that contain chemicals. In addition, lack of exercise, sometimes overwork, and not eating on time can lead to organ failure and diabetes. People suffering from diabetes can clean the banana flower and chop it into small pieces and fry it with a small onion, garlic, and pepper to strengthen the pancreas and secrete the insulin required by the body. Thus controlling diabetes.

Blood Hemorrhoids

When going to the toilet, the blood comes out along with it. We call this by blood Hemorrhoids. People suffering from this disease can be cured quickly by adding banana flowers to their diet twice a week.

Body heat

People with body heat can reduce by eating cooked banana flowers with mung dal, ghee twice a week.

Get rid of constipation

Some people have indigestion and constipation. This will cause irritation. If they mix banana flower with water, add cumin and pepper to it, boil it, filter it and drink the water when it is light heat, constipation will go away.

For women

It can be said that the banana flower is a boon for women. Women are more prone to menopause during menstruation. If they take half of the white part inside the banana flower, squeeze the juice, boil it with a little pepper, mix it with palm sugar and drink it, the bleeding will be controlled. Physical discomfort, abdominal pain, labor pain will decrease.

Leucorrhea

Women are more prone to depression due to leucorrhealeucorrhea will be controlled if they drink banana juice.


Relieve hand and foot irritation

People suffering from hand and foot irritation can cure by crushing a banana flower and adding castor oil to it and 
fomentation on the affected areas.

To cure Cough

People with dry cough can get rid of cough by drinking banana juice.

For virility

If you add banana flower to your diet twice a week, virility will develop.

To cure Infertility

Some suffer from infertility. Banana flower is a boon for them. Frequent addition of banana flowers to the diet will remove infertility and the baby will be blessed