English: Xian mao, weevil-wort, black musli, Kali Musli
Sanskrit: Thalamooli, Thalapthrika, Varagi
Hindi: Kalimusli, Musli, Nelpatha
Malayalam: Nilappana നിലപ്പന
Golden eye-grass or Nilappana(Curculigo orchioides) is a small perennial herb, leaves are lanceolate, radical, strongly nerved, clustered and sized 10 to 15 cm long and 2 cm wide, Perianth is yellow, rhizome up to 15 cm long, oblong and black peripheral, flowers are in racemes, solitary or 3 to 5; yellow in colour, flowering and fruiting is in between June and December.
Useful plant parts:
To treat jaundice, swelling, feminine diseases like over menstruation, pain, vaginal disorders, burning sensation while urinating.
Always consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or an Ayurvedic expert before using any herb for medicinal purposes. This information is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment.
How to prepare medicines:
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