Plant name : Seemaiagathi or Vandukolli
“The best medicinal plant against bacteria, fungus, virus and parasite.”
Botanical name : Cassia alata
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Actions : Anti-bacterial, Parasiticide, Purgative, Anti-fungal.
Siddha Medicinal Uses :
- For skin infections caused by bacteria, fungi etc the paste of leaves are externally applied over the affected areas.
- Seemai agathi paste which is prepared by grinding the leaves with coconut oil or gingilee oil into a paste.This medicine is a very good external remedy against skin infection especially fungal infections.
- The leaves may be ground with lemon juice also and applied extenally as a paste for various skin ailments caused by micro-organism.
- A paste of root can also be used as an external application especially for ring worm.
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.