Accession Number: pdtdbp00031

Details of the Plant

Plant Name : Kuppaimeni
Alternative Names : Indian acalypha, Poonamayakki, Indian nettle, Three-seeded mercury, Poonai Vanangi, குப்பைமேனி
Scientific Name : Acalypha indica
Medicinal Parts : Leaf, Stem, Root, Flower
Plant Category : Herb
2° Metabolites (7/31) :
2,3-Dihydro-3,5-dihydroxy-6-methyl-4H-pyran-4-one, 2-Methylanthraquinone, 3-Phenyl-1,2-pyrazole, Acalyphamide, Acalyphin, Acalyphine, Alkaloids, Aurantiamide, Biorobin, Clitorin, Cyanogenic glucosides, Cytidine, Epiacalyphin, Flindersin, Hydrocyanic acid, Kaempferol, Mauritianin, Mome inositol,((E)-1-(tert-butyldimethylsilyl)-4,4-dimethyl-2-penten-1-one, Nicotiflorin, n-Octacosanol, tri-O-methyl ellagic acid, Quebrachitol, Quinine, β-Sitosterol, β-Sitosterol glucoside, γ-Sitosterol, Stigmasterol, Succinimide, Tannins, Triacetonamine, Triacetoneamine
Phytochemical IDs : pdtdbl00223, pdtdbl00224, pdtdbl00063, pdtdbl00027, pdtdbl00029, pdtdbl00064, pdtdbl00225
Plant Description :
  1. It is used to cure ulcers.
  2. Relieves pain of snake-bite.
  3. Juice of this plant is used in skin diseases.
  4. Best remedy for asthma, pneumonia.
  5. Their juice mixed with oil forms an application in rheumatic arthritis.
  6. Drop a little of this mixture in each nostril gives relief from running nose.
  7. Used to cure toothache, earache.
  8. Best homemade remedy for severe cough.
  9. Applied on skin for burns.
Plant Keywords : Kuppaimeni, Acalypha indica, Indian acalypha, Poonamayakki, Indian nettle, Three-seeded mercury, Poonai Vanangi, குப்பைமேனி
Plant References :
  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acalypha_indica
  2. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16828241
  3. http://a1tamilnadu.com/kuppaimeni-indian-nettle/
  4. http://www.pinkandpink.com/2016/01/kuppaimeni-leaves-benefits-kuppaimeni-plant-uses.html
  5. http://research.omicsgroup.org/index.php/Acalypha_indica
  6. http://www.globinmed.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=79285:acalypha-indica..
  7. http://www.mpbd.info/plants/acalypha-indica.php
Kuppaimeni

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