Botanical Name : Sesbania Grandiflora
English Name : Vegetable Hummingbird
Tamil Name : அகத்தி / Agathi
Hindi Name : अगस्त्य / अगस्त / हत्या / बसना / बाक्पुष्प / वक्रपुष्प / अगासी / चोगची / Aghastya/ Agast/ Hathya/ Basna/ Bakpushpa/ Vakrapushpa/ Agasi/ Chogachi
Malayalam Name : ആഗാട്ടി / ആട്ടി / അകറ്റി / Aagatti, Atti, Akatti
Sanskrit Name : Agati,Dirghaphalaka
Kannada Name : Agastya
Telugu Name : ఎగిసే / agise
The nutrient-rich lettuce plant, widely known as Agathi spinach in Tamil, has the botanical name Sesbania Grandiflora. There are two different Agathi leaf varieties with white and red flowers. Agathi leaves with white flowers are known as August Tree Leaves and Agathi leaves with red flowers are commonly known as Red August Tree Leaves. It is a small delicate plant that can grow from 3 m to 8 m in height.
The leaves of this plant, which are used for food and medicine, are on average 15 cm to 30 cm long, with 10 to 20 pairs of leaflets. Each flower in this plant is 5 cm to 10 cm long and ellipsoid. Agathi leaves are generally bitter-flavored because they have high health value. The leaves and flowers of this plant have various medicinal properties. The trunk, leaves, roots, and flowers of the August tree have been used in various medical applications as they have medicinal properties.
Health Benefits of Agathi Leaves / Vegetable Hummingbird
- Agathi For Constipation
Agathi leaves help to avoid the problems of drinking too much tea or coffee daily. The frequent diet of Agathi leaves can control the burning sensation in the hands, palms, and legs and keep the body warm.
- Agathi For Strong Bones
The main contribution of Agathi leaves is to strengthen the bones. Generally, the strongest contributors to bones are vitamins, rich calcium, and iron, all three of which are high in this type of agathi.
- Agathi For Digestion-Related Problems
Adding leaves on a daily diet or twice a week will help to control body heat changes such as eye irritation, stomach irritation, and heartburn. In addition, this Hummingbird Tree Leaves treat indigestion and other digestive issues.
- Agathi For Stomach Worms
Agathi leaves are boiled and the water is given to the newborn, which has the same healthy qualities as breast milk. It also has the ability to expel unwanted worms in the stomach. Due to the high content of Vitamin A and Calcium in Agathi leaves, your stomach is healthy and clean.
- Agathi For Bile
Drinking a pinch of salt with this leafy extract can help to keep the body healthy by expelling excessive amounts of bile. Agathi leaf is used to treat mouth ulcers, stomach ulcers, and sore throats.
- Agathi For Gastric Trouble
The leaves are used as a good laxative and are also used in vermifuge and refrigeration. Vegetable Hummingbird leaves remove the toxic properties of the food and maintain the body’s condition. Consuming these leaves can help relieve gastric problems and improve your digestive properties.
- Agathi leaves have the power to stimulate skin pigmentation and provide healthy and glowing skin.
- Agathi leaves are used to cure blood piles caused by heat.
- To heal cuts, bruises, and swelling, the leaves of Agathi should be thoroughly applied to the affected area.
- Agathi leaves are also used as a medicine for foot cracks, blasts, and so on.
How to Use
Agathi leaves should be well-dried and powdered. Mix 5 g of Agathi leaf powder into 100mm of water and then boil for a few minutes. Once the mixture is slightly heated, drain the contents and drink it before breakfast and after dinner.
- Piles & Blood Piles
Dissolve the broken five Chebulic Myrobalan (kadukkai) powder and add it to the leaf extract and pour it into a large pan. A person suffering from piles-related illnesses should use this mixture for half an hour. It cures piles and blood piles and kills germs.
For chronic headaches or severe headaches, massage your forehead with agathi leaves.
- Cracked Foot
Cracks in the toes are a common problem for most women who work at home. To heal these cracks and relieve the pain, Agathi leaves should be applied externally.
The juice of the Agathi leaves helps to heal wounds and scars that are long in the skin. You can see a good change by applying these juices over the skin marks.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider 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 herbal powders.