poduthalai powder 100g
- Anti Bacterial Properties. Poduthalai has wonderful anti bacterial properties making it very effective for treating all kinds of wounds when applied as a poultice.
- Anti Inflammatory Properties.
- Anti Diabetic Properties.
- Anti Urolithiatic Properties.
- Anti Cancer Properties.
- Anti Fungal Properties.
- Dandruff Remedy.
Poduthalai powder Benefits
1. Anti Bacterial Properties
Poduthalai has wonderful anti bacterial properties making it very effective for treating all kinds of wounds when applied as a poultice. Since it is commonly found here in Tamil Nadu, it is a popular remedy for treating wounds.
2. Anti Inflammatory Properties
It has anti inflammatory properties making it very effective as a home remedy for treating knee and joint pain. It also reduces piles inflammation when taken internally.
3. Anti Diabetic Properties
It has anti diabetic properties making it a very effective natural remedy for reducing blood sugar levels for diabetic patients. 4. It also has diuretic properties and people who are suffering from water retention will benefit drinking a water decoction of the plant.
4. Anti Urolithiatic Properties
It has amazing anti urolithiatic properties (prevention of formation of kidney stones). It not only prevents kidney stone formation, it also effectively treats existing stones.
5. Anti Cancer Properties
Poduthalai has anti-proliferative properties and especially the stem and the leaf extract inhibits breast cancer cell growth.
6. Anti Fungal Properties
It also has anti fungal properties making it very effective for treating fungal infections when applied topically as a poultice.
7. Dandruff Remedy
Poduthalai helps to get rid off dandruff due to it’s antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Poduthalai is anodyne, antibacterial, deobstruent, diuretic, emmenagogue, parasiticide and refrigerant. It is used in the treatment of hookworm The juice of the plant is cooling and is used to relieve fevers, coughs and colds. The aroma of the inhaled plant is breathed in to treat coughs and colds. The juice of the root is used in the treatment of gastric troubles.
Poduthalai Uses at Home
1. Poduthalai Hair Oil
For making poduthalai hair oil, boil coconut oil with fresh poduthalai leaves powder. Switch off, cool and strain and use it as a hair oil to get rid of dandruff.
2. Poduthalai Hair Pack
For the hair pack, take required amount of poduthalai powder in a bowl, add in enough rice water and 1/4 tsp of coconut oil to it and apply as a hair pack. Wait for 30 minutes before having hair wash. This hair pack also treats dandruff very effectively.
3. Poduthalai Poultice For Wounds
For the poultice pound a handful of fresh poduthalai leaves powder and apply as a poultice on the wounds. Since it has anti bacterial properties, it treats the infections really well.
4. Poduthalai Decoction
Poduthalai decoction made by boiling poduthalai powder with 1/4 tsp of cumin seeds is an amazing home remedy for treating ulcers, indigestion, inflammation, for preventing kidney stones and as an anti breast cancer drink.