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Leucas – Herbal Remedy for Sinusitis

The samoolam of this plant is crushed and boiled with water, the steam is used for inhalation in conditions like nasal congestion, cough, cold, fever, headache etc. For unconsiousness due to the toxicity of snake bite, the juice of leaves is used as nasal drops. Also the leaves are given internally for best results.

Indian Birthwort – Herbal Blood purifier

The juice of the samoolam is given in the dose of 5-10 ml and given daily thrice a day for fever, diarrhoea, swellings etc. The dried leaf powder can be given in dose of 2-4 grams twice daily for poisonous bites, diarrhoea, fever, heart diseases, aneamia, skin diseases like scabies, and dropsy conditions.

Ashoka Tree – Natural Remedy for Menorrhagia

For karappan (eczema), sori, in children and for certain skin diseases in adults, the flowers of asokam is made into karkam and boiled with coconut oil, this is filtered and used externally over these ailments.