Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Dashapushpam(Ten sacred flowers)

Thiru thali
Kayyonni
Kayyonni shots from my home

Mukkutti flower
Uzhinja leaves


Karuka

Muyalcheviyan

Mukkutti pookka









Valliuzhinja (valliyuzhinja,Uzhinja) -This herb is used in the treatment of sinuses, itchy skin. Its a medicine to Eczema, itches and allergic reactions. The juice of leaves is used for ear ache. The extract is used in treatment of rheumatism.





Cheruvoola -Deity-Yamadharma



It is a medicine for smooth delivery. Best remedy for bladder and kidney stones. The dicoction of the plant taken for a few days will dissolve the stone and clear the urinary path.





Kayyonni(kayyunyam) -This small plant with small white flowers will always remembers me of hair. Coconut oil boiled with this herb is a good nourisher of your hair and it will prevent the premature graying of hair also. This plant is used in medicines for liver diseases and anemia. Kayyonni boiled in gingelly oil is a medicine for head ache, hair loss and weak eye sight. Its diety is Shivan and its worshipping will remove all sins from you(panchapathaka nashanam).



Mukkutti, the small with tiny yellow flowers with sparkling beauty.
Mukkutti paste is put in the forehead as a pottu(bindi) in Karkkidakam. Mukkutti is for 'nedu mangalyam'(long lasting marriage life). Mukkutti plant is put on hair in Karkkidaka month. Mukkutti's goddess is Sree Parvathi devi. Worshipping Mukkutti gives good health to Husband and children (Bharthru puthra soukhyam). It is used as a medicine for cleaning utres after delivery.




Mukkutti is a very special plant for Ganapathy. Mukkutti garland or mukkutti as a whole(with roots) can be offered to Sri Mahaganapathy to remove the obstacles. Mukkutti pushpanjali is a special ritual at Malliyoor Mahaganapathy temple.






Nilappana -A medicine for vomiting and jaundice. Used in treatment of skin diseases and asthma.







Vishnu kranthi
Deity-Krishna





Used as a medicine to the treatment related to brain. Demensia, weakness of brain etc.



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Muyal cheviyan -Sanskrit name:shashasruthi(shashm means muyal). Deity-Kamadeva worshipping this plant will enhance our beauty. The juice of the leaves of this plant will make eyes cool and make our eyes more healthy.






Poovamkurunthal -Sanskrit name:sahadevi, deity:Brahma Worshipping this plant will eradicate poverty from the house. It is an effective medicine for fever and very effective in round worms and thread worms . The paste of leaves of poovamkurunthal and sandal is a very special preparation for conjuctivitis. It is also used in medicines for kidney problems.









Poovamkurunthal








Dashapushpam is used in treatment of poison. These plants have the ability to transmit positive energy through our body. These plants rejuvanate the body. It is necessary to cultivate these plants in the courtyard of our home.




Karuka-Synodon Dactylon(Durva)-Taken as a medicine to fits and mental illness . Used to prepare medicines for weakness of nervous system.
Cherupoola-Ervalanetta Jess(Bhadra)-Best medicine for a smooth delivery
Poovankurunthila-Vernoniya Sineriya(Sahadevi)
Vishnukraanthi-Evolvulous Alsinoides(Harikranthi)-Removes all weakness of the brain. A medicine to Alsheimers.
Muyalcheviyan-Emilyason chifolia(Shashasruthi)
Nilappana-Kurkuligo Orchiyoyidez(Varahi)
Kayyonni-Eclipta Alba(Bhringaraja)
Uzhinja-Cardiyospermum Halikakabam(Chakralatha)
Thiruthali-Manthragora Oficinalam(Lakshmana)
Mukkutti-Biophytum Sensitivum(Peetha Pushpa)


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9 comments:

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Madhavan said...

very useful info...can you please post more close up shots?

ampily said...

thx for the phots....very useful article...

sandra said...

very useful for my class project. i got a lot of information, thanks a lot....

AswathiBabu said...

@Sandra, Thanking you for the inspiring response

akshay said...

hai its akshay pranav,thx for the photos .,very useful

chinchilla said...

Dear Sir :
I’m a plant lover and trying to find seeds from this little plant from India ( Mukkutti or Biophytum sensitivum), maybe you can help me with my search. I understand, that there is two varieties of this plant (Yellow and White). I found your e-mail on this blogger.

http://mukkutti-biophytumsensitivum.blogspot.com


Let me know how much it will be, and I will send you the money thru Western Union.
Thank you very much.

Guido Alvarez
guidoalvarezcorrea@yahoo.com
Florida 142 suite 1C
Capital Federal 1005
Buenos Aires, Argentina

chinchilla said...

Dear Sir :
I’m a plant lover and trying to find seeds from this little plant from India ( Mukkutti or Biophytum sensitivum), maybe you can help me with my search. I understand, that there is two varieties of this plant (Yellow and White). I found your e-mail on this blogger.

http://mukkutti-biophytumsensitivum.blogspot.com


Let me know how much it will be, and I will send you the money thru Western Union.
Thank you very much.

Guido Alvarez
guidoalvarezcorrea@yahoo.com
Florida 142 suite 1C
Capital Federal 1005
Buenos Aires, Argentina

anand said...

Hi,

thanks the blog post. I'm using this in an assignment :)

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