MARIKOZHUNDU OR DHAVANAM
Even when the leaves dry up, they never lose their fragrance for years.
BLEPHARIS MADERASPATANA: (Chadarasi soppu in Kannada)
If the leaf is torn into two pieces and kept together, the pieces hold on together. So, this may be used to mend the broken hearts.
It opens the heart and mind, bestowing the energy of Love and devotion. It strengthens faith, compassion and clarity. It absorbs positive ions, energizes negative ions and liberates Ozone from the sun’s rays.
It strengthens devotion in Japa, repetition of the Mantra.
They impart peace and calm the mind.
It promotes proper metabolism in the body, correcting both excesses and deficiencies. It aids in the digestion of Protein.
It is Sattvic in quality and gives good fortune, Love and longevity-it is itself a long-living tree.
It is a good cooling tea for summer heat or for Pitta constitution individuals. Two teaspoons of the flowers may be steeped per cup of water. It brightens the eyes and improves the vision. It cools and regulates the Pitta that governs vision. It calms Pittogenic emotions like anger and irritability.