Keelanelli (Stonebreaker) - Santhi Online Plants Nursery
Keelanelli (Stonebreaker) - Santhi Online Plants Nursery
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Keelanelli (Stonebreaker)

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Scientific Name: Phyllanthus Niruri

Family: Phyllanthaceae

Height: 20 to 25 inches

Origin: Tropical Asia

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SKU: HMP06 Category:

Description

Keelanelli Plant

Keelanelli plant grows in tropical and subtropical regions of countries in Central and South America, India, and East Asia. The Keelanelli plant can grow to a height of 20 to 25 inches, and its branches have tiny leaves. Fruits appear on the leaves below the leaves and are very small.

It grows beside water bodies, farm bunds, and wastelands and is a short shrub. The plant’s leaves contain ‘Phyllanthin,’ an active component that gives the leaves a pronounced bitterness. It is one of the plants with the highest potassium content. Its unripe fruits look like neelikaai, amla, or gooseberry, but they’re smaller and grow beneath the leaves, earning it the name Keelanelli.

Phyllanthus Niruri is the scientific name for the Keelanelli plant, often known as the Keelanelli plant. It’s also known as a wind gale, stonebreaker, or seed-under-leaf. It is a tropical plant that may be seen growing in damp soil and can be found all along the coast. You can find Keelanelli all around Tamil Nadu. Sometimes you can find this plant in wastelands in cities and towns if you recognize it.

Maintenance:

  • The herb can be grown twice a year, but it requires plenty of sunlight.
  • Per acre, 5 tonnes of organic manure and 100 kg of DAP should be applied.
  • Irrigated crops will yield well from June to August and January to February.
  • Per acre, 500g – 1kg of seeds are required.
  • Seeds can be sown in a nursery bed, and seedlings can be moved to the main field after one month.
  • Weeding takes place 15–20 days after transplanting.
  • Watering occurs once a week.
  • Dry the seeds and store them for later use.

Benefits:

  • In Ayurveda and Homeopathy, it is commonly used. It can be found in a variety of ayurvedic medicines.
  • The plant has a wide range of uses, from treating liver diseases to aiding hair growth. The plant extract promotes hair growth and is especially beneficial for men with male pattern baldness.
  • Keelanelli is an herbal treatment used to treat liver and spleen enlargement, as well as Hepatitis A and B, and to prevent Hepatitis C. It is popular for treating jaundice.
  • The keelanelli stimulates hunger while also reducing inflammation.
  • Keelanelli herbal tea is simple to make at home.

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