Commonly known as Indian nettle, Cat tail plant.
Botanical name: Acalypha Indica
Tamil name: Kuppaimeni, Poonamayakki
Trade name: Indian Nettle
- Those who are suffering from intestine worms like tape worms, can consume extracts of kuppaimeni leaves for quick relief. Patients can consume 2tsp of leaves juice to fight against the condition.
Kuppaimeni leaves for skin : Make a paste of the leaves of Kuppaimeni and add a pinch of salt in it. Now spread this paste on rashes or ringworms affected area to get relief.
- Kuppaimeni for face: People with acne scars can apply kuppaimeni leaves paste.
Those who are suffering from heat boils can apply Kuppaimeni leaves paste mixed with lemon juice on the affected area.
- Children who have problem of ear ache can apply paste of Kuppaimeni leaves paste around the painful area.
- Venomous insect bite can be cured by applying these leaves paste mixed with turmeric powder.
Kuppaimeni for cold: The leaves juice with cumin and pepper is the best medicine for cold.
- Those who have sinus problem can try for juice of Kuppaimeni leaves. Apply this juice on forehead and temples to get rid of temples.
- If you are fond of dogs then to treat the rashes or other skin problems on its body, make a paste of this plant and mix turmeric powder in it. Apply this paste on affected area.
- Kuppaimeni for eczema: Mix Kuppaimeni leaves extracts with coconut oil and turmeric powder. Heat the entire mixture until the water dries off from it. use this beneficial oil for many types of skin problems like skin infections etc. This oil can be used to treat wounds and cuts too.
- Make a juice from fresh Kuppaimeni leaves and mix it with salt and oil. Apply this oil for treatment of arthritis. This oil can also be useful in treatment of scabies.
- Make a powder from dried Kuppaimeni leaves and apply it on bed sores to give soothing relief. You can apply Kuppaimeni for hair growth with fenugreek paste.
- Dried leaves powder of Kuppaimeni leaves and apply it on the area from where you want to remove unwanted hair. This powder will remove unwanted facial hair within some days. The regular use of this powder can make your face bright and soft.