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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Common Leucas for itchy skin

Photo source:wikimedia.org,author-J.M.Garg

The Chota halkusa * or the common Leucas has many medicinal properties.
Wash the leaves and extract the juice .Mix it with a pinch of salt and apply on rashes and skin eruptions and infections and itchy areas.The skin problems disappear.
-As told by Panditha elchuri.
*This plant is also known as Thummachettu in Telugu -Not to be confused with Thumma Chettu which is a big thorny tree,Thumbai in Tamil and Thumbe in Kanada.The L. name is Leucas aspera.

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