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Avarai - A herb that controls blood sugar and rejuvenate

Name : Cassia auriculata

Avarai (Tamil)

Parts Used : Roots, Leaves, Flowers, Bark

Uses : This shurb is specially famous for its attractive yellow flowers, which are used in treatment of skin disorders, body odour. The decoction of the flower may be taken internally. The dried flowers can be used as an external scrub for body odours.

Kalpa drug

The five parts of the shrub(Root, leaves, flowers, bark and unripe fruits) are taken in equal quantity, dried and then powered, to give ‘Avarai Panchaga Choornam’ which gives a good effect in treatment of Diabetis. It establishes good control on sugar levels and reduces symptoms like Polyurea and thirst in Diabetis

Dosage : About 4-5 gms/ day Diabetis and 2-2.5 gms for non-diabetis’.

It also helps in rejuvenation and maintanence of health as a kalpa drug.

Keezharnelli a herb for rejuvenation

Name : Phyllanthus niruri (Botanical Name)
Keezharnelli (Tamil, Malayalam) : Phyllanthus niruri (Botanical Name)
Keezharnelli (Tamil, Malayalam) : Phyllanthus niruri (Botanical Name)
Keezharnelli (Tamil, Malayalam)

Part Used : Whole Plant. : Whole Plant. : Whole Plant.

According to Siddha medicine this is one among special ‘Kalpa herb’ which has rejuvanative properties.

Action: Diuretic, Anti Diabetic, Hepatic Tonic: Diuretic, Anti Diabetic, Hepatic Tonic: Diuretic, Anti Diabetic, Hepatic Tonic

Uses:
Keezharnelli is said to be the best protective shields for the Liver. It is an effective herb against jaundice of all types. It is still the practice of the Tamil to administer Keezharnelli in Jaundiced conditions.

Keelanelli is also excellent in controlling sugar levels in Diabetes. The herbs which has been used for the treatment of Jaundice for more than a thousand years is now proved to be effective in the treatment of Hepatitis B. its anti viral action has a promising effect in HIV also. Dr.K.V.have cured several diseases including Liver Cirrhosis, and Obesity with Keeelanelli.

Dosage:About 5 gms of the herb is made into a pats and to be taken along with Buttermilk on a empty stomach in the morning.

ACORUS CALAMUS- An Aromatic herb

Sweet flag in English and Vasambu in Tamil, is a very common " paatti vaidyam" plant. Earlier it was obtained from grocery stores and used in various ways. It can be propagated in a garden and thrives in a marshy environment or in the shade.

It is a semi-aquatic rhizomatous perennial herb, creeping, branched and has bright green leaves with wavy margins. The rhizome (a part is found under the ground) has a strong smell and is bitter. It is recommended for various ailments viz., improvement of digestion, clearing the throat, diarrhea, dysentery, abdominal obstruction, cough, bronchitis, epilepsy, intermittent fevers, skin diseases and numbness.

It is usually given with ghee to infants. The other properties of this herb are its insecticidal, sedative and anti-inflammatory nature.

This plant can be easily propagated through cuttings of the rhizome planted in a pot or garden soil. It requires profuse watering. Once planted it should be left upto 10 months. After that a good rhizome can be obtained from the plant. This can be stored longer and used for various purposes.

To ward off pests: Take a small part of the rhizome and powder it. Tie it in a piece of cloth and place in the bedding as well as in the cupboards to ward off mites, bedbugs and lice. Take a small part of the rhizome and powder it. Tie it in a piece of cloth and place in the bedding as well as in the cupboards to ward off mites, bedbugs and lice. Take a small part of the rhizome and powder it. Tie it in a piece of cloth and place in the bedding as well as in the cupboards to ward off mites, bedbugs and lice.

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