About Kuppaimeni :
Kuppaimeni is also called by different names as அரிமஞ்சரி, பூனைவணங்கி, குப்பி, மார்ஜலமோகினி.It is a medicinal herb. This annual plant is found in countries like India and Sri Lanka. All parts of the plant are medically used.
Benefits of Kuppaimeni Ilai :
- Traditionally kuppaimeni is used to get rid of unwanted hair growth, for treating skin problems like pimples, to get rid of cough and cold, to treat intestinal worms.
- Used to treat poisoning, hemorrhoids, rheumatism, nausea, asthma, worms, arthritis and headaches. Sprinkle the leaves, a little turmeric and salt on the body and take a bath for a while to cure all skin diseases.
- Make a paste of the Kuppaimeni leaves and add a common salt to it, then apply on the itches.
- The leaf juice, when mixed with cumin powder and turmeric, acts as a very good medicine for cold.