Botanical Name : Euphorbia Thymifolia
English Name : Snake Weed
Tamil Name : அம்மான் பச்சரிசி / Amman Pacharisi
Hindi Name : दूधिया / Dudhiya
Marati Name : Dudhi
Sanskrit Name : Dugdhika
Malayalam Name : നിലം പാല / Nela Paalai
Telugu Name : రెడ్డినే నరాలు / Reddine Narolu
Kannada Name : Achchedida
Euphorbia hirta, or asthma weed, has been used as a natural medicine in various cultures for centuries.
All parts of this plant can be used as a natural medicine whether it is collected during its dried, fruiting, or blooming stage.
Each part of the plant is effective for treating different ailments.
The leaves powder or paste mixed with buttermilk can be taken for Leucorrhoea in a woman.
The leaves work as a Laxative and Coolant. The leaved paste is used on swellings and ulcers.
It helps the body to discharge worms and other parasites. Using crushed leaves on a wound will stop bleeding, and it includes anti-inflammatory agents that fasten the process of healing pimples, wounds, and boils.
Ayurvedic medical practitioners in India use euphorbia hirta to treat bronchial conditions.
An extract of this medicinal plant can reduce the symptoms of colds, asthma, bronchitis, and coughs.
It is also used to cure urinary tract infections and venereal diseases, such as syphilis and gonorrhea.