Botanical Name : Stylosanthes hamata
Common Name : Caribbean Stylo, Cheesy toes
English Name : Caribbean Stylo
Marathi : हमाटा / Hamata
Stylosanthes Hamata is a species of flowering plant belonging to Fabaceae. The plant also has a common name, pencil flower. These plants are best known for their triploid leaves and its small yellow flowers. Caribbean Stylo is a short-lived perennial herb. The Caribbean Stylo natives the American continents.
This species usually grows up to 1.5 m tall. The trunk is 30 cm to 75 cm long. Its yellow pea-shaped flowers are 2 cm long with a terminal spike and a fixed petal 4 mm to 5 mm wide. The seed-pod is 6-7 mm long and the lower division is 3.5 mm long. Seeds kidney-shaped, brown, 2 mm to 2.5 mm long.
Benefits of Stylosanthes
Caribbean Stylo is used as an important pasture and livestock feed.
These types of shrubs are a part of the conservation of water and soil conservation projects in India.
It is often used for permanent grazing and is considered a fertile green land.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider the medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herb powders.