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

Friday, February 18, 2011

Indian penny wort or the Saraswati plant-an introduction

Centella asiatica :picture in the public domain




English name :American coinwort
Hindi :Bramhi manduki
Tamil : Vallarai
Malayalam :kodangal
Telugu : Saraswathi

It is known as Bramhi in Sanskrit.This is truly a miracle herb with incredible medicinal properties.It is used in Ayurveda for thousands of years.This plant is also used as a potherb in N.E parts of India.
  The leaves are pinkish to red in colour.It is found mostly in wetlands.


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