Greens and its Uses
The best diet for all ages which can be consumed as it is or in cooked medium., the richest source of vitamins and minerals.
1. DRUMSTIC LEAVES (MORINGA OLEIFERA LAM)
It is an excellent source of Vitamin-A. Prevents many eye diseases and vitamin deficiency diseases.
2. MANATHAKKALI (SOLANUM NIGRUM)
It has lot of vitamin-B complex. Indicated in Stomatitis, Gingivitis and Apthus ulcer. It is a very well known liver stimulant.
3. KARISALAI (ECLIPTA ALBA)
It is a world famous liver tonic, it is used in Jaundice and Chronic liver diseases. It rejuvenates the degenerated liver cells. It is prophylactive against all liver disorders. It also improves memory. It gives clarity of thought. It is given in Tablet and Syrup form to the patients in our OPD.
4. KEEZHANELLI (PHYLLANTHUS NIRURI)
It is also a liver tonic. It is useful especially in viral B Hepatitis. It is also used as Karisalai in liver diseases like Jaundice. It is also given in Tablet and Syrup form in OPD.
5. VALLARAI (CENTELLA ASIATICA)
It keeps the mind sharp. It is given in the OPD in the Tablet form in memory disturbances, behavioural disorders, Anxiety and stress related anxiety disorders, Mental Fatigue, Speech defects and in supportive Therapy in mild to molerate mental retardation. It improves memory.
6. PASALAI KEERAI (PORLUTACA QUADRIFIDA)
This is a very good source of Vitamin B complex in addition to its phosphorous and calcium content. This prevents many Urinary disorders by promoting diuresis and its litholytic action prevents calculus in even chronic patients.
7. RADDISH (RAPHANUS SATIVUS) & PLANTAIN STEM (MUSA SAPIENTUM)
Prevents calculus in the Kidney by its dieuretic action
8. AMONG VEGETABLES
Kovai, (COECNIA INDICA) AND Pakal (Bitter guar-Memordica Charantia) acts a hypology caemic agents in established diabetes and checks the pre-disposing factors in a prone diabetic.
9. LEMON (ELUMICHAI) & MADULAI (POMOGRANUT)
They are good of all ages and a good source of vitamins, minerals and sugar. They act as a good nutritive and laxative. Lemon and pomogranut act as antiemetic. Madualai is given in the syrup form as Madulai Manappagu in our OPD.
10. THURUNJI, NARATHAI (SOUR ORANGE), NARATHAI (CITRUS AURANTIUM)
It is useful in vomiting and indegestion useful in dyspepsia, Burning sensation in chest and in anorexia. It is also given in morning sickness. It can be given in Travel Sickness also. It is administered in the syrup form as Thurunji Manappagu in our OPD.
11. PEREECHAI (DATES)
It acts as Laxative and antianaemic. It is one of the ingredients in Drakshathi Choornam whichis administered in our OPD.
12. DRATCHAI (GRAPES)
It acts as Laxative. It prevents cough and cold. It acts as appetizer and Tonic. It is useful in thirst, body heat, cough, hoarseness of the voice and consumption. It is also one of the incredients in Drakshathi Choornam which is given in our OPD.
13. NELLIKKAY (EMBLICA OFFICINALIS)
It is the richest source of vitamin C. Nellikkay is useful on treating cough, Cold Sore throat and respiratory tract infection. It protects cells from free radical damage. It prevents cough and cold. It is one of incredients in Thiripala Choornam which is administered in our OPD.
14. KADUKKAY (TERMINALIA CHEBULA)
It is a gentle bowel cleaner that has Laxatrive properties. It helps maintain regular bowel movement and ensures the comfort of smooth evaculation. It is also useful in treating constipation and Haemorrhoids. When it is taken as powder form during night times it rejuvenates body. It acts as a Kalpa Medicine. It is also one of the ingredient in Thiripala Choornam which is administered in our OPD.
15. INJI (ZINGIBER OFFICINALIS)
It is soaked in Honey after removing the skin. When it is taken in the early morning it improves appetite. It prevents cough and cold.
16. SUKKU (DRY GINGER) (ZINGIBER OFFICINALIS)
It is in dry form. It is purified after removing the outer skin. When its powder taken along with food in the noon it improves appetite. It acts as Kalpa Medicine. It rejuvenates the body. The powder is one of the ingredient in Thirikadugu Chooranam which is given in our OPD.
17. MUKKARATTAI (BOERHEAVA DIFFUSA)
It is commonly used as green in our South Indian Food. It acts as a Liver Tonic. It is useful for efficient Kidney and Urinary Function. It helps and tones up the urinary system. It is indicated in urinary tract infection.
18. SEENTHIL (TINOSPORA CORDIFOLIA)
It builds a body's resistence to infections. It improves the immune system and is useful in condition which reduces the body's in-built immunity, convalescence after prolonged illness etc. It is useful in peptic ulcer. It is one of the ingredients in Seenthil Choornam; which is administered in our OPD.
19. AMMUKKARA (ASWAGANDHA) - WITHANIA SOMNIFERA
It is an Anti - stress agent that imparts a sense of well being and helps in coping with life's daily stresses. Ammukkara is useful in controlling stress disorders, arthritis, Diabetes, Sleeplessness and general debility. It is also am kalpa Medicine. It is one of the ingradient in Ammukkara Ilagam which is administrated in our OPD
20. VILVAM(Aegle Maralos)
It is one of the Kalpa Medicines. It takes care of Intestinal problems. It has disgestive, anthelmintic anti inflammatory properties. Also useful in worm infestation and intestinal ulcers and in the treatement of Amoebic dysentry and diarrhoea.
21. THULASI (OCIMUM SANCTUM)
It has anti-Microbial and anti-inflammatory properties and useful in respiratory tract infections like dry and wet cough, cold and sore throat.
Its expressed Juice is mixed with equal quantity of Gingelly Oil and boiled and prepared as thaila. If this Thaila is taken as Head bath, it Prevents head ache due to cold . It prevents cough and cold.
22. ADATHODAI (ADOTODA VASICA)
It supports the lung function and it useful in Bronchitis, wooping cough and Bronchial Asthma. It also has immune-boosting properties.
It is also one of the ingradients in Adathodai Manappagu which is administered in our OPD.
23. SEERAKAM (ALLIUM SATIVUM)
It cools the body . Improves the appetite, controls the bowel movement. It improves immunity. It removes toxins from the body. It is also one of the ingredients in Seeraka Chooranam and Asaithailam which is used in siddha system.
24. POONDU (ALLIUM SATIVUM)
It helps in controlling the excess conversion of lipids and cholesterol. It has anti rheumatic property. It's extract mixed with equal quantity of honey . It is called as Poondu then. It is applied externally over the inflamed tonsils.
25. NOCHI (VITEX NEGUNDI)
Equal Quantity tender Nochi leaf and dry ginger powder added with sugar and ghee and prepared as ilagam. When it is taken for 48 days it will improve immunity and longevity. It is also one of the ingredients in the Nochi Thailam. Which is administered in our OPD for Headache, Cough, Cold, and Body Pain.