Botanical Name: Borreria Hispida Seed
Family : Rubiaceae
English Name : Landrina
Tamil Name : நத்தைச்சூரி, நத்தைச்சூரி விதை, – Nathai Choori / Kuzhimeettan
Telugu Name : మధన చెట్టు – Madhana Chettu
Hindi Name : मदनघंटी – Madanaghanti
Malayalam Name: മധുരക്കിഴങ്ങ് – Thartavel, Kudalchurukki, Nattachuri
Nathai Choori is a weed, it is a procumbent, branched, hairy, or rough herb. The height of this herb is 10 to 14 cm. The branches of this herb are greenish or purplish color, it is spread in ascending, stout 4-angled.
The leaves of this herb are ovate, spatulate, or elliptic shape and the length is 1 to 3.5 cm and the width of the leaves is 0.8 to 1.7 cm, it is pointed or rounded at the tip. The flower is occurred 4 to 6 in a whorl in the axils of the leaves.
The calyx-teeth of the flower is linear-lanceolate. The corolla is a pale blue or white color, its length is 5 to 10 mm. The fruit of this herb is a hairy capsule, its length is about 5 mm. The seeds are oblong, granulate, opaque, usually variable, and 3 millimeters or less in length.
Nathai Choori Health Benefits:
- It is used to treat stomach ailments.
- Nathai choori is a good remedy for cough, malaria, and urinary infections.
- Spermacoce hispida Linn. is helpful in reducing overweight or obesity.
- A decoction of the plant is helpful in treating headaches.
- Choornam of the roots is taken daily for reducing the internal heat, venereal diseases, etc.
- It is also recommended for bone diseases ad fractures.
- Nathai choori is also used for hair care.
How to consume Nathai Choori:
Mix the 5 gm of nathai choori power in 100 ml water and boil the content for a few minutes. Once the water gets warm then filter the content and drink the water before food in the morning. Repeat the same process and drink it after the food in the evening.
How to apply Nathai Choori:
The flowers of this plant are applied to boils, eruptions, and the tonics of this plant is used as an anti-dandruff.
There are no side effects in using this product. Seek 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.