This green is called Letis in English. Letis belongs to the genus amaryllis. It is found all over South India. It is also found in places like Punjab and Sindhu. Letis is one of the most suitable greens for cooking. It is also known as Manalkirai and Navamallikirai in Tamil. Its leaf ,stalk is all have medicinal value. It is one of the medicinal greens of our ancestors.

Get rid of stomach worms

If there are germs in the stomach, they will absorb all the energy needed by the body and the body will look weak. Mostly young children are most affected by this stomach worm. They also cause stomach ulcers, intestinal ulcers and indigestion. Medications for these stomach bugs will not completely eradicate it. To get rid of these completely, make Letis curry with green gram and eat it twice a week to get rid of stomach bugs.

Chest mucus

Increased mucus secretion and mucus buildup along the chest area can lead to persistent cough and lung related diseases.  Wash the letis green well and then add the onion and garlic to it and cook. Then eat. Follow this frequently in your diet to get rid of the mucus completely. Or you can dry letis in shadow and make powder. Take this powder and mix it with honey and eat it on an empty stomach in the morning to get rid of chest mucus.

To cure constipation

Generally all types of greens will help to cure constipation. If you buy letis when it is available during its season and cook with green gram twice a week and eat it together. Constipation will go away.

To stimulate memory

Memory loss is a disease that destroys human life. Memory loss will happen when increase in bile in the body. And the lack of nutrients needed by the brain can lead to memory loss. It is better to mash and eat letis to get required nutrients to brain. 

Eliminate flatworms in the gut

Grind the letis leaves, root and stem together and take 70 g of this paste. Mix it with water and drink it in the morning on an empty stomach for three days with an interval of four days and then for three days to get rid of flatworms in the intestines.

Mental health

For children with cerebral palsy, give letis green curry frequently. This can strengthen the nerves. Thus there is a chance of recovering mental health. 

Strengthen the liver

When the liver is affected, all the organs of the body will get affected. Blood will spoil. Causes vision disorders. Infusion of letis leaves should be taken to strengthen the liver. Giving letis juice in drinking water will cure chest cold and stomach ulcers.

Let's buy Letis during its season and enjoy its full medical benefits and live a healthy life.