A collection of safe and effective home remedies and herbal cures from Ayurveda .

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Acalypha indica-Khokli or Kuppi -an introduction

Tamil name:Kuppaimeni
Telugu name:Moorkonda,murkonda,kuppi chettu
Sanskrit  name: Haritha manjari
English name:Indian Acalypha,Indian nettle
Hindi  :Khokli or Kuppi

This plant has many medicinal properties and is used in Ayurveda and Siddha medicine.It is used as a potherb-a green vegetable in some parts of Africa.It is a very common plant in India.
The juice of the leaves is excellent for  all types of skin diseases.It is also used to cure constipation,eliminate worms ,in jaundice, in respiratory disorders and even in paralytic patients.
 The newer posts will have more information.

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