Indian ipecacuanha (Kurinja keerai in Tamil)

There are two types of  Indian ipecacuanhaGymnema Sylvestre (Siru Kurinjan in Tamil) and Hiptage Madablota

Gymnema Sylvestre has great medicinal value. It is widely used in Siddha and Ayurvedic medicine. It depends on the type of climber plant. Grow and spread on the trees. Most people do not like it because it has a bitter taste.

Its leaf and root have medicinal value.

Reduce the impact of diabetes

Gymnema Sylvestre is the staple food for diabetics. Today more and more people in our country, especially in South India, are suffering from diabetes. The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the impact of diabetes on the world will be greater by 2025.

Dietary variation is a major cause of diabetes. Diabetes is also caused by factors such as physical inactivity and stress.

Gymnema Sylvestre is very helpful in reducing the risk of diabetes. These bitter leaves help in controlling the sugar level in the body. And these leaves are the best medicine to prevent the effects of diabetes.

Wash the leaves well and add chopped onion with this. Boil this and cool down. Soak for a while and eat. Thus eating twice a week will reduce the impact of diabetes.

Dry and powder jamoon fruit nuts and Gymnema Sylvestre leaves in the shade and make powder. Adding 1 teaspoon of this powder to 1 glass of water and drinking daily in the morning will control the diabetics.

Stomach ulcers, mouth ulcers:

Nowadays, Consuming a lot of fast food, Not taking food on time, eating more gastric food causes gastric problems in the stomach. Intestinal ulcers can also be caused by alcohol, smoking, and drugs. This can lead to sores in the mouth as well.

Those who are affected by the above problems can take Indian ipecacuanha leaves often along with mung dal. ghee. This will cure their ulcers. Also removes stomach bugs.

To strengthen the body:

Dry and powder the Indian ipecacuanha leaves in the shade and make powder. Make a tumbler of infusion with a teaspoon of this powder and drink it in the morning daily, you can get a good strong body without the impact of any disease. 

To stimulate appetite

Some will always lament that they are not hungry. They can cook these ipecacuanha leaves daily with mung dal and add them to their diet to stimulate their appetite. It will also increase digestive power.

To alleviate body heat

Add Indian ipecacuanha to your diet twice a week to reduce body heat.

Cough, Fever:

It is better for those suffering from severe cough and fever. They can boil Indian ipecacuanha leaves in water and strain it and drink the water.

Strengthen the liver

Boil the Indian ipecacuanha leaves strain. Add ground coconut, salt and eat to get rid of liver damage. Also, shallow fry the leaves with castor oil apply it to the affected area to reduce the pain.


No matter how poisonous it is, apply these leaves on the bitten spot and make tea out of these leaves, and drink. The poison will break down quickly.