1.    Botanical name of this medicinal plant is Tridox procumbens    belongs to the family of Asteraceae.It is called thatha poo in Tamil Nadu .It  is a powerful healer of wounds .
2. (Bitter apple )Botanical name of this plant is citrullus colocynthis belongs to the family of cucurbitaceae. It a climber plant found in Tamil Nadu .Fruit juice  and whole plant powder is used to cure boils acne ,piles ,constipation ,rheumatism ,inflammation of joints ,cough ,intestinal worms etc                              
Bitter apple

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Basil Seeds
Basil Plant

The delicious and highly nutritious basil seeds or sabja seeds  are have many medicinal properties. Basil seeds come from basil plant. The scientific name of this seeds is ocimum basilicum, belongs to the basil family, native to India and south Asian countries.
Basil seeds are low in calories, rich in fibers, excellent source of iron, protein, calcium, potassium, magnesium, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin B complex, vitamin E, and vitamin  K, poly phenolic flavonoids like orientin and vicenin, beta carotene, omega 3 fatty acids like alpha lenolenic acid and other phytochemicals. It has an anti bacterial, anti fungal, anti viral and anti inflammatory properties. It can be simply mixed with salads, juices, yoghurts, soups, breads, sweets, almond milk, milk shakes etc. These seeds are available in herbal stores.

Eating of sabja seeds

  • Reduces the  body weight because it is full of dietary fiber.
  • Reduces the body heat during summer because it is one of the best  natural coolant for body.
  • Are good for treating psoriasis, eczema and other skin diseases.
  • Relieves stress, depression,  tension, mental fatigue  and migraine.
  • Lowers the  high blood cholesterol levels especially LDL  (low density Lipo protein).
  • Acts as appetite suppressant when taken before meals, good for obese person as they donot feel hungry after eating this seeds because they can avoid over eating.
  • Aids  healthy digestion, hiccups, nerves irritation, flu,  cold and malaria fever. 
  •  Very effective for people with diabetes,  regulates the blood sugar and also prevents the type 2 diabetes.
  • Good for anemia because it is rich in iron, folic acid vitamin C.they are good for formation of red blood cells  and vitamin C is essential for iron absorption.
  • Relieves constipation because it is rich in fiber.
  • Prevents the growth of cancer cells and alzheimer's diseases because of its omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidents.
  • Prevent mouth ulcers, bad breath, even plaque in the mouth.
  • Relieves  nausea,  vomiting, acidity , heart burn and stomach ulcers.
  • Prevents heart diseases.
  • Regulates the menstruation in women and removes the problems like menorrhea, dismenorrhea and PCOD  (Poly cystic ovarian syndrome)
  • Increases body immunity.
  • Acts as on detoxifying agent.