Medicinal Herbs T
Toothache Plant Botanical Name : Spilanthes Acmella
Family Name : Compositae
Common Name : Toothache Plant
Part Used : Leaves, Flowers
Habitat : Spread throughout india, ascending upto 1700 m.
Product offered : Roots
Uses : The most common and widespread use is to treat toothache and throat and gum infections. Worldwide the flower heads are used either fresh or dried and powdered, but the use of roots and leaves has been recommended as well. The plant is further recommended as a cure for dysentery and rheumatism, and to enhance the immune system. It increases the flow of saliva and is useful in fever especially during summers. It is used against blood parasites, especially against malaria, both prophylactic and curative. The herb exhibits general immunomodulator properties when used internally, boosting production of leukocytes and antiviral interferon, as well as promoting phagocytosis. The leaves may also used to treat bacterial and fungal skin diseases. The internal use of this herb stimulates an increased rate of phagocytosis. It stimulates wound healing, protects the individual from colds and flu.
Touch Me Not Botanical Name : Mimosa Pudica
Family Name : Fabaceae
Common Name : Touch Me Not
Part Used : Root, Flower, Leaves, And Stem.
Habitat : Common in well-drained soil, disturbed areas, and lawns of india.
Product offered : Wholeplant, Seeds
Uses : Decoction of root is used with water to gargle to reduce toothache. It is very useful in diarrhea (athisaara), amoebic dysentery (raktaatisaara), bleeding piles and urinary infections. It arrests bleeding and fastens the wound healing process. It is mainly used in herbal preparations for gynecological disorders. It has been said to have medicinal properties to cure skin diseases. It is also used in conditions like bronchitis, general weakness and impotence. It is also used to treat neurological problems. Root is bitter, acrid, cooling, vulnerary, alexipharmic and used in treatment of biliousness, leprosy, dysentery, inflammations, burning sensation, fatigue, asthma, leucoderma, blood diseases etc. Decoction of leaves is used for diabetes.