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Four O’clock plant
Scientific name of Four O’clock: Mirabilis Jalapa
Name of Four O’clock plant in different languages:
Malayalam: Nalumanichedi നാലുമണിച്ചെടി
Four O’clock flower or Pantheerady (Mirabilis jalapa) is an evergreen subshrub grows up to 1 m tall. Leaves are ovate to oblong, 2.5 to 8 cm long and 1 to 3.5 cm wide, oppositely arranged in pairs, many branched, slender stems, and pale green in colour. Flowers are white to dark pink with a basal tube 2.5 to 3 cm long and the corolla is 2 to 4 cm in diameter, and has five petals, a dark dot at the middle of the flower.
Useful plant parts: Root, leaf, rhizome.
Medicinal uses of Four O’clock plant: Burning, induce sexual power
Chemical content: Trigonellin (Alkaloid)
How to prepare medicines:
For burning, ground leaf juice cal apply affected area, to increase sexual power, dried rhizome powder mix in ghee (3 gm) and use daily before food.