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Scientific name of Sahajara: Strobilanthes cillatus / heyneanus
Name of Sahajara in different languages:-
English: Strobilanthus, Kurinji
Sanskrit: Sahachara, Sahajara, Sairayea, Daasi
Malayalam: Kurinji കുറിഞ്ഞി, Karimkurinji കരിങ്കുറിഞ്ഞി.
Strobilanthes heyneanus - Karimkurinji is a shrub, up to 1 meter high, hairy, mostly found in Western ghats, wet forests and plane areas. Leaves are oppositely arranged with the serrated margin and hairy. Flowers are blue, 1 to 1.2 cm long, borne in axillary spikes flowering is September - October. Seeds are containing in a capsule measured 6 to 8 mm long and oblong. Root is black and fibrous.
Useful plant parts:
Whole plant, root.
Used in the treatment of Vata disorders, leprosy, to control blood sugar, urinal problems, jaundice, excess menses
How to prepare medicines:
It is one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-