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Scientific name of Sessile joy weed: Alternathera sessilis
Name of Sessile joy weed in different languages:-
English: Dwarf copperleaf
Hindi: Garundi, Guroo
Malayalam: Ponnangani പൊന്നങ്ങാണി, Ponnankanni-പൊന്നാങ്കണ്ണി
Ponnankanni - Alternathera sessilis is a perennial herb, often found in plane areas, wastelands, roadsides as a weed in medium wet areas. It is a branched prostrate herb; leaves are simple, oppositely arranged, lanceolate, oblong, glabrous, the flowers are small, white, found in axillary clusters.
Useful plant parts - Whole plant.
Medicinal Properties - Antimicrobial, antibacterial, wound healing.
Medicinal Uses - It improves vision and reduces eye diseases, wound healing, increase heart function, enhances blood circulation, induces brain.
Chemical content - α-and β- spinasterols, β- sitosterol, stigmasterol , Citrosterol, chitamosterol, keppestral, oleonolic acid and lupine.
How to prepare medicines - Edible, it can be consumed as a vegetable.