Spilanthes Acmella


Spilanthes Acmella is one of the herbs that can be used for culinary as well as medicinal purposes. The Spilanthes acmella has Anti-malarial, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Antimicrobial and several other properties. Spilanthes acmella is also useful for biological pest control.

Uses : A decoction or infusion of the leaves and flowers is a traditional remedy for stammering, toothache, stomatits and throat complaints.[citation needed]. A cmella oleracea has been shown to have a strong diuretic action in rats.


Specifications

Botanical Name Spilanthes acmella Murr.
Local Name Akkalkara
Family Compositae; Asteraceae
Uses Culinary as well as medicinal purposes
Moisture 5 - 10 %
Height 1 M
Soil specific Clay