Lilac tassel flower

Scientific name of lilac tassel flower: Emelia sonchifolia

Name of lilac tassel flower  in different languages:

English: Cupid’s shaving brush

Sanskrit: Sahasruthy, Agookarni, Dravanthi, Sambari.

Hindi: Kirangari, Hiranguri

Tamil: Chuvar mullanki

Malayalam: Muyalcheviyan മുയൽച്ചെവിയൻ.

Plant description:-

It is an annual herb, that grows as a weed in tropical flowering herb, with a weak stem, erect and branched, and grows up to a height of 60 cm. The leaves are thistle-like, irregularly toothed, ovate, triangular-ovate, 4 to 16 cm long and 1 to 8 cm broad. Flowers are pink, found in branch ends in clusters in a long stalk and urn-shaped.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Pinnatisect Margin-Entire Venation-reticulated
 Margin_Entire  Recticulate


Useful plant parts:

whole plant, leaves

Medicinal uses:

One of Dasapushpa,  Treatments is tonsillitis and all types of throat problems, earache, fever eye eye-related diseases, bleeding hemorrhoids, and dysentery.

Chemical content:

pyrrolizidine alkaloids

How to prepare medicines

According to Pattern Therapy, the leaf of lilac tassel flower is very similar to the tongue,  so it is useful in the treatments of ENT related problems

Press for the leaf  for juice and mix with garlic and common salt, can apply on head to treat tonsillitis

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