Sunday, February 28, 2010

Siddha herbs "Ponnankani keerai" (Alternanthara sessilis)

Ponnankani keerai
Ponnankani means
"To see your body shining like GOLD"
Botanical name : Alternanthera sessilis
Family: Amaranthaceae
Siddha uses of Ponnankani
1. It is included in the pothukarpangal or general Kayakalpam drug.
The leaves are dried properly in the sun and cooked with ghee pepper and salt. It is administered for one mandalam with restricted tamarind diet.
2. If this keerai or herb is taken regularly it cures almost all ailments especially diseases of eye, vayu, bodyheat, liver diseases. Regular intake will result in the body shining like GOLD.