Agathi / Vegetable Hummingbird Powder
Description of Agathi / Vegetable Hummingbird Powder:
Agathi keerai in Tamil, scientific name is sesbania.There are two varieties of agathi leaves. One variety has white flower and the other one has red flower called as red august tree leaves. The common variety is white flower august tree leaves.It is a small soft wooded tree up to 3–8 m tall. Leaves are 15–30 cm long, with leaflets in 10–20 pairs or more and an odd one. Flowers are oblong, 1.5–10 cm long in lax, 2–4 flower. Taste of agathi leaves is bitter but has bunch of healthy values. The edible parts in this variety are flower and leaves of the tree. Leaves, stem, root and flower of august tree leaves are used for medicinal purposes.
Botanical Name : Sesbania Grandiflora
English Name : Vegetable Hummingbird
Tamil Name : அகத்தி / Agathi
Hindi Name : अगस्त्य / अगस्त / हत्या / बसना / बाक्पुष्प / वक्रपुष्प / अगासी / चोगची / Aghastya/ Agast/ Hathya/ Basna/ Bakpushpa/ Vakrapushpa/ Agasi/ Chogachi
Malayalam Name: ആഗാട്ടി / ആട്ടി / അകറ്റി / Aagatti, Atti, Akatti
Telugu Name : ఎగిసే / agise
Internal Benefits of Agathi / Vegetable Hummingbird Powder:
Agathi for Strong bones: Strong bones are the main contribution of agathi leaves. The vitamins and rich calcium, iron content in this variety of spinach supplies more strength to bones.
Contispation: Complication caused by drinking more cups of coffee and tea, feeling of burning in palms, heart and foot, body heat are controlled by taking agathi leaves at frequent intervals.
Stomach worms: Agathi leaves are boiled fully and taken by the mother of new born baby for healthy breast feeding. It has a power of throwing out the stomach worms and l your stomach happy for a long time. The high content of vitamin A and calcium is the reason behind this health benefit.
Digestion related problems: The burning sensation of body, eyes, stomach, legs and feet are drastically reduced by adding agathi leaves in your diet. For indigestion and other digestion related problems humming bird tree leaves are highly recommended.
Gastric trouble: The noticeable properties of agathi leaves are antidote, laxative, vermifuge and refrigerant. It reduces the unwanted bile in the body. It has a power of taking out the poisonous properties present in the food. Improves digestion and large intake of these leaves results in gastric trouble.
Bile: To reduce the excess amount of bile in the body, take few pinches of table salt with the scathing leaves juice and drink it. It pushes out the bile water via vomiting. get rid of mouth ulcer, stomach ulcer, throat ulcer.
External Benefits of Agathi / Vegetable Hummingbird Powder:
Healthy and glowing skin.
Cures piles, blood piles
How to use Agathi / Vegetable Hummingbird Powder:
Agathi as Healthy and glowing skin remedies: The juice of agathi leaves reduces headache by applying agathi leaves juice on the forehead for few minutes and then take steam to get quick relief.
Agathi to Cures piles, blood piles: Add five broken Chebulic Myrobalan ( kadukkai ) in the juice of Agathi and pour it in a big vessel. Apply the juice on the area where a person is suffering from any kind of piles related diseases for half an hour. This works great and it cures piles, blood piles and kills germs that causes this disease.
Wounds: The wounds that are present on the skin for a long time can be healed with the help of this leaves extracts. Apply this extracts on the marks of the skin and after few days you will search for the marks.
Cracked foot: Cracked foot is a common problem for most of the women who are doing household works. Best remedy for this infection is take this spinach, turmeric and henna in equal quantities and grind it. Apply the thick paste on the cracked foot to get flawless foot.
Dosage of Agathi / Vegetable Hummingbird Powder:
Morning – Mix 5 gms of powder in 100 ml water, Boil the content for few minutes. once the water gets warm, filter the content and drink it before food. Repeat the same for Evening Dosage after dinner.
You are requested to consult your Doctor before use.