Plant name : Seemai iluppai
“The sweet fruit of this medicinal plant can cure febrile attacks”
Botanical name : Achras zapota
Family : Sapotaceae
Actions : Febrifuge, Astringent, Diuretic
Siddha Medicinal Uses :
- The decotion of the dried seeds is a good diuretic.
- The bark is dried and crushed prepared as decoction in febrile conditions.
- The ripe fruit of this plant is given for febrile attacks.
Note: Siddha treatment is based on complete physical examination of the patient, Naadi diagnosis, and other diagnostic criteria of the disease. The content given in this article is purely meant for information and education purpose only. Kindly consult a Siddha physician before any sort of self medication.