Kottai karantai / Indian sphaeranthus Powder
Description of Kottai karantai / Indian sphaeranthus Powder:
Kottai karantai is a plant which grows to a height of 2- feet and is found in the paddy fields and in places of moist soil all over India. The Leaves are having hairy growth. The flower bunch resembles that of Neolamarckia cadamba and blooms in the winter season.
Botanical Name : Sphaeranthus Indicus
English Name : Indian Sphaeranthus
Tamil Name : கொட்டைக்கரந்தை / Kottai karantai
Hindi Name : मुण्डी / Mundi
Malayalam Name : അടയ്ക്കമണിയന് / Adaykamanian
Telugu Name : బోడతరము / శ్రావణి / Sravani / boda-taramu
Internal Benefits of Kottai karantai / Indian sphaeranthus Powder:
It cures a headache including cases of a migraine
It is used for indigestion, diarrhea, and vomiting, Piles, intestinal worms and enlargement of the liver.
Its Treats a chronic cough and asthma
Its treats general debility and epilepsy
External Benefits of Kottai karantai / Indian sphaeranthus Powder:
How to use Kottai karantai / Indian sphaeranthus Powder:
The paste of the plant of kottai karanthai is prepared and applied over the area affected with localizes swelling.
The paste of the whole planer is applied externally for skin diseases and herpes.
The paste of the plant is applied over the area affected with elephantiasis.
Dosage of Kottai karantai / Indian sphaeranthus 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.