Medicinal and herbal raw materials
Mimosa Pudica (Thottachurungi-Touch Me Not Plant)
This herb is native to Brazil but now found largely in India. The leaves of this herb, which are arranged symmetrically, closes on ones touch. The roots and leaves of this plant are found to be effective in treating many disorders. The decoction of the roots are helpful in treating renal stones, urinary complaints and asthma. To treat fractured bones, a paste made from the leaves is considered as a good remedy.