Mirabilis jalapa | ANDHI MALLI

Categories: Natural RemediesPublished On: June 19, 20190 Comments2.7 min read
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ANDHI MALLI (Mirabilis jalapa), BADRAKSHI, CHANDRA MALLI

Plant part used : Leaves, roots and fruits(For external use only)
The leaves are diuretic. They are used to reduce inflammation. A decoction of them is used to treat abscesses. The leaf juice is used to treat wounds

According to an eastern Indian article titled Dye yielding plants of Assam for dyeing handloom textile products from The Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (9) a red dye can be made from boiling a paste of the flowers for coloring cotton.

About the Author: Vijayalakshmi

Smt. Vijayalakshmi is a practicing Naturopath. She has given many lectures at AYUSH, a Govt. of India undertaking. She is also a specialist in Colour Therapy and Organic Farming.

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