Keezharnelli (Phyllanthus neriuri) is also known as Bhumyamalaki in Sanskrit. According to ayurveda, it is the most commonly available medicine for the ottamooli treatment.
FEATURES OF KEEZHARNELLI
The plant is small tropical herb that usually grows 15 to 30 centimeter height. It has a straight stem with bright green or read colored and leaves are branching to both side same as symmetrically. The fruits are arranged in neat capsule underneath the leaves. In such away, the plant called as keezharnelli which means berries underneath. The fruits are formed from whitish or pale green flowers formed beneath the leaves it has been used in ayurveda, Siddha for the treatment of the stomach, liver, Kidney, and spleen and treat chronic fever.
CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF KEEZHARNELLI
The chemical constituents isolated from the plant are glycosides, alkaloids, flavonoids, terpenoids, lignans, polyphenols, tannins, coumarins and saponins
ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF KEEZHARNELLI
The essential elements found in the herbal plants are Calcium, Sodium, Potassium, Zinc, Magnesium, Manganese, Ferrous and copper.
The plant contains wide range of pharmacological activities like anti microbial anti-viral, Hepato protective, anti-oxidant, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-plasmodial and diuretic.
ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF KEEZHARNELLI
Antimicrobial activity is a process of inhibiting the disease causing microbs. Kizharnelli contains large amount of effective antimicrobial agent to treat bacterial infection. It is most effective for against the pathogens responsible for common infections like respiratory, skin, gastro-intestinal and urinary tracts. Hence, it also has low toxicity.
HEPATO PROTECTIVE ACTIVITY OF KEEZHARNELLI
In the new researches found the ellagic acid in Keezharnelli and assessed its effect on HBV-infected HepG2/C3A cells as a potential agent to prevent the development and progression of hepatitis Virus and HCC in chronic HBV carriers.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY OF KEEZHARNELLI
The pant contains large amount of anti inflammatory properties that helps to cure the wounds and inflammation in internally and externally. Paste of this herbal plant is directly applied to the wood.
DIURETIC ACTIVITY OF KEEZHARNELLI
The plant is traditional Ayurveda drug having the diuretic property. Hence it helps to functions of kidneys to make more urine. Diuretics helps the body get rid of extra fluid and salt. Pyllanthus niruri may help to break up or reduce the size of stones that formed in the urinary tract. It improves the removal of magnesium and potassium from the body.
USES OF KEEZHARNELLI
- Control diabetic conditions
- Prevent the low hair growth and enhance healthy hair
- To cure renal diseases
- To cure infertility
- To cure anemia
- To prevents liver from degradation
- To protect skin from infections
- To protect eye from infection and diseases
- To treat anorexia
- It helps to reduce the growth of bloodstream hepatitis B virus
- It use to control tuberculosis
HOW TO USE KEEZHARNELLI
10 ml of juice extracted from the whole plant of the Keezharnelli, drink morning and evening. It followed 3 consecutive days for the best result
FOR MENSTRUAL DISORDERS
The whole plant grinds as paste bowl. This mixture approximately 3 to 6 gram mixed with rice stock water and drink twice a day. It helps to arrest the blood flow in menstrual period.
The whole plant make in the form of paste. This paste mix with curd and drink it. This solution is most effective in all types of hypersensitivity.
The Keezharnelli grind with Rock salt and make a paste. This paste holds some times in a Bronze pot and applied on your eye. It is most effective for eye injuries.
Applying crushed leaves of Keezharnelli with salt will cure skin problems.
Consuming the decoration of the Keezharnelli with honey will treat cough.
Consuming the extract of Keezharnelli herb with ghee will effectively treat Leucorrhea.