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Scientific name of The Creat: Andrographis Paniculata
Name of Creat-Chiretta in different languages:-
English: Chiretta Plant, king of bitters, Green Chiretta.
Sanscrit: Bhoonimba, Mahatikta, Kirta
Hindi: Kalmegh, Kirata
Malayalam: Kiriyath കിരിയാത്ത്, Nilaveppu നിലവേപ്പ്
Andrographis paniculata - Bitter king or Kiriyath is a herb found throughout Indian mostly in South-India, it grows up to 1 m. tall, erect, commonly in moist, partially sunny places, stem are slender, dark green, squared in cross-section with little hairy. Leaves are lance-shaped, leaf blades up to 8 cm long by 3 cm broad. Flowers are small, violet colored and spread clusters. The fruit is as a capsule and 2 cm long, contains yellowish brown seeds. The root is tapering and stout and 7 cm long approximately.
Useful plant parts:
Whole plant, leaf, root
Blood purification, fever, malaria, intermittent fever, jaundice.snakebite, worm, lethargy and Liver disorders.
Andrographolide, Diterpenes, flavonoids.
Antiviral activity, Anthelmintic, Anti-diarrheal, Anti-malarial, Anti-platelet aggregative
How to prepare medicines
Leaf of The creat plant ground well and makes it as the bolus and allows drying in the shade (avoid direct sunlight) and can use as medicines for many diseases like Malaria, rheumatic complaints etc..
The Creat plant is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-