Momordica Cymbalaria is a medicinal plant belongs to the family of curcurbitaceae found in India .It is a wild crop well known as athalakkai in Tamil ,Karchikai in Kannada ,kasarakaya inTelugu .This plant is a climbing ,branched and striated stem .The roots are woody tuberous and perennial .This plant is allowed to grow along the boundary of fields ,fences and even in the the fields for its fruits

 The fruits of this plants are edible and using for preparing various dishes like koottu ,poriyal ,fry ,kulambu ,vaththal ,pickles etc . It is used in various traditional system of medicine for long time for the treatment of diabetes ,rhematism ,ulcer ,skin diseases and diarrhea .The fruit of this plant is having lot of nutrients like vitamin C,calcium ,potassium ,sodium ,antioxidants ,flavonoids  , qucrcetin , saponin ,cucurbitacins ,momordicine ,glycosides etc .It is having hypoglycemic ,hypolipidemic ,cardio protective ,hepatoprotective ,nephroprotective  ,anti ulcer ,anti cancer and anti oxidants property .
It helps to 
-  give strength  to bones and teeth because it is rich in  calcium three times higher than that of the bitter gourd .
- Reduce the high blood sugar levels , maintain normal blood sugar levels in diabetic patients and prevents diabetes  because  of its  hypoglycemic property .
-  Protect heart from heart diseases because of its cardio protective activity .
-  Prevents cancer because of its anti cancer property .
-  Boost  immune system of the body because it is having high amount of vitamin C .
-  Absorb iron and alleviate anemia .
-  Protects liver and good for liver diseases because it is having hepato protective activity .
- Reduce the and maintain normal cholesterol levels because of its hypolipidemic activity .
- Protects kidney because of its nephroprotective property .
- Cures stomach ulcers because of its anti ulcer property .
- Good for skin diseases and diarrhoea .
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Vitex Negundo is a ,large aromatic ,medicinal  shrub found in India ,China and Philippines .It belongs to the family of Lamiaceae .It is a large aromatic shrub  or small tree from  a single trunk commonly  found in road sides  of Tamil Nadu .It is also known as the five leafed chaste tree in common  .,nochchi in Tamil ,vavil in Telugu ,nirgundi in Hindi ,karinochi in Malayalam and nila nirgundi in Sanskrit .  It is a common herbal remedy and has been used for hundreds of years .More than 200 spices of this plant exist with 14 found in India . 
Chemical constituents of this plants are monoterpenes ,agnusides ,eurostoside ,aucubin ,flavonoids casticin , isoorientin ,chrysosphenol etc .It has an anti histamine ,antioxidant ,anti cancerous ,anti bacterial ,anti viral ,anti fungal and anti inflammatory properties . 
The whole plant is used for preparing medicines .Extract of this plant has been used  in Ayurvedic  system of medicines for curing many diseases  , seeds are used in Unani system of medicines  and leaves ,roots ,flowers are used in herbal  and home remedies to treat various diseases .
Many research studies reveals that 
- It is also produce pain relief similar to aspirin and morphine .
-  It is not a toxic and did not cause any stomach damage .
- This extract of this plant is used to treat sprains ,swelling of joints ,arthritis pain and injuries .
- promotes fertility and might regulate menstrual cycle in woman .
- The flowers of this plant are acts as an astringent and digestive aid .- It enhances the male libido .
- Burning of this leaves are to repeal mosquitoes and house flies.
- Oil from this plant is also used to prevents the pests in grain storage .
- The leaves of this plant is used to cure cold and headaches as a home remedy .
- In ayurvedic medicines as rejuvenative tonic for promoting virility .
- Useful to treat premature ejaculation ,excessive vaginal discharge ,edema ,skin diseases ,malarial fever ,dizziness ,gonorrhea ,sinus head aches ,cold ,cough ,sores ,skin infections , arthritis ,bronchitis and asthma . 
- In ayurveda it is used in the preparation of medicines like  himcolin ,pilex ,pimple cream , tooth pastes ,diaper ,rash cream ,muscle and joint rub etc .


It is one of the  annual medicinal plant commonly found in India .It is a thorny creeper  spreading  on the ground ,flower is in purple color as that of brinjal and berries turns yellow when they matured .The whole plant has been used for medicinal purposes .Solanum xanthocarpum belongs to the family of Solanaceae .This plant is known in different languages like Tamil  and Malayalam kandankathiri ,kateli in Hindi ,pinnamulaka in Telugu .

  It is the most valuable herb for traditional healers in treatment over 100 common diseases alone or in combination with local and exotic herbs .This plant is used in Ayurveda the Indian system of alternative medicines  for curing many diseases  like bleeding piles ,asthma , pains , thirst ,urinary diseases and heart diseases ..According to ayurvedic medicines it is a bitter ,appetizer ,laxative ,anthelmintic  and stomachic .

This herb contains alkaloids ,sterols ,saponins ,glycosides ,fatty acids ,amino acids etc .Apigen flavonoid ,oleic acid ,lineoleic acid ,lupeol ,lysine ,solanine ,solamargine are isolated from this plant  .This herb is having anti viral ,anti bacterial ,anti fungal ,anti cancer ,anti inflammatory ,anti glycemic ,anti fertility ,anti allergic ,anti oxidant ,wormicidal ,anti rheumatic  activities . It is non toxic and safe for human use and is regarded as a valuable plant in both ayurveda and modern drug development areas for its versatile medicinal uses .

It is used to cure asthma ,bronchitis ,cold ,cough ,throat infections ,fever ,skin allergies  ,arthritis ,headaches ,worms ,enlargement of liver ,muscular pain ,spleen  enlargement ,stone in urinary bladder ,migraine .
Dry powder of this plant is mix with honey for curing above said diseases .It is available in herbal stores .In ayurveda it is available in the form of legiyam in ayurvedic medical shops .