Nilavembu Leaves / King of Bitter Dried Leaves (Raw)
Nilavembu also called king
of bitters in English. Nila means soil and vembu means neem, the name
exactly means a herb that grows close to the soil that is as sour as
neem, nilavembu is very very tart, presently like neem. Andrographis
paniculata is erect plant with height of 30–110 cm.
Botanical Name : Andrographis Paniculata
English Name : King of Bitters
Tamil Name : நிலவேம்பு / Nilavembu / Siriyanangai
Hindi Name : चिरायता / Chirayatha
Malayalam Name: നിലംകാഞ്ഞിരം / കയറിയതു / നിലവേപ്പ് / കാകാഞ്ഞിരം / കിരിയാട്ടു / Nilamkanjiram, Kiriyathu, Nelavepu, Kaakanjiram, Kiriyattu
Telugu Name : నిల వెంబు / Nila Vembu
About Nilavembu (Kalmegh/King Of Bitters):-
Kalmegh | Nilavembu also called king of bitters in English. Nila means soil and vembu means neem, the name exactly means a herb that grows close to the soil that is as sour as neem, nilavembu is very very tart, presently like neem.Andrographis paniculata is an erect plant with the height of 30–110 cm. Its stem is slender dark green, squared in cross-section with longitudinal furrows and wings along the angles. The lance-shaped leaves have hairless blades measuring up to 8 centimeters long by 2.5 wide. The small flowers are borne in spreading racemes. The fruit is a capsule around 2 cm long and a few mm wide. It contains many yellow-brown seeds.
Internal Benefits of Nilavembu (Kalmegh/King Of Bitters):-
Its have anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral properties, but most commonly used for common cold, sinus infections, general inflammation, pain, and detoxification also used for Diabetes, Arthritis, Liver diseases, and Allergies.
Procurement & Agriculture Method:
90% of Our Herbs are Wild crops and 100% organic by nature, the remaining 10% are organically grown, dried, and pulverized with no chemical or preservatives.
The Consumption details and benefits listed out on our website are taken from Tamil ancient books and Siddha records, as well as its been further fine-tuned by our Siddha Doctors Team. Anyhow you are requested to consult your Doctor before use.