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Saturday, January 3, 2015

Mudakathan keerai benefits in Tamil medicinal uses

This is to share mudakathan keerai benefits in tamil medicinal uses. Very few people know about the medicinal uses of mudakathan keerai. This plant is scientifically called Cardiospermum halicacabum and is widely known as Balloon vine available in village side. If you are living in big cities like Chennai, you can get this podi (powder) in nattu marunthud shops. The leaves, roots, seeds and the baby leaves of the plants are used for medicinal purposes. The plant is used for gastric problem, it is used as a mild laxative, and it also works as an effective anti-inflammatory. People take mudakathan keerai dosai and soup, juice, sambar, kootu, masiyal recipe often to get its nutrition health benefit.

Mudakathan keerai for joint pain and ear pain: The oil is extracted from the leaves of mudakathan keerai plant. This oil is used externally for the treatment of arthritis and joint pain. The anti inflammatory properties of the plant help to reduce the pain and inflammation the body.
The oil is also used to get relief from ear pain. You can also use juice of mudakathan keerai leaves to treat the condition of purulent discharge from the ears.
The roots of this plant are very effective for the patients of hemorrhoids. The roots are boiled in water to get the decoction. Patients are advised to consume the decoction for benefits.
The leaves of the plant are ground to make a paste. This paste is applied evenly on the lower abdomen of the newly delivered women. This application helps to remove all the waste products saturated in uterus.

Mudakathan keerai  for constipation: In some health conditions, the complete plant of mudakathan keerai is used to treat patients. The decoction made with the help of complete plant is useful for the trouble of constipation or other stomach problems like stomach pain.

Mudakathan keerai as pain killer: Patients are advised to consume 10 to 30 ml (depending upon the age) of the decoction to get desired results. The serious conditions like Hydrocele also can be cured with the help of leaves paste of mudakathan keerai plant. This paste is applied over the scrotum area of the patient. In case of painful condition, the leaves of the plant are boiled in castor oil first and then crushed into a paste.

Mudakathan keerai leaf for podugu : The leaves of the plants are useful for dandruff/podugu  treatment also. Leaves are soaked into water for 6 hours and then this water is used for cleaning the hair. The oil extracts of the leaves are mixed with gingili oil is used for treatment of dandruff and promoting healthy hair growth.


  1. Is Mudakathan keerai available in USA

  2. No, I searched and I could not find. I get it from India in powder form.

  3. Mudakathan Keerai Available bulk from us Call +919894389878 Tamilnadu, India

  4. This keerai is available in kovai pazhamudir solai adyar gandhi nagar

  5. This is keerai is availabe in Sidda hospital ,Tambaram

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