Kothala himbutu / කොතලහිඹුටු (Salacia reticulata) Powder
Kothala himbutu (Salacia reticulata) Powder : Kothala himbutu / කොතලහිඹුටු is an indigenous Sri Lankan medicinal plant, but also grown in some parts of Southern India.
The compounds contained in the parts of the kothala himbutu tree can control the process of the enzyme which helps to produce food into sugar and added that Kothala himbutu can be used as a tea to control sugar levels in the body.
According to ayurvedic system of medicine, mostly the roots of the Kothala himbutu tree are used in preparation of medicines. The plant is also used to heal digestion, hepatitis, skin ailments and diabetes. Kothala Himbutu is also known to reduce sugar in the gut and is ideal for those who want to get slimmer, want to reduce weight.
Kothala Himbutu is used by traditional physicians or Ayurvedic doctors to treat diabetes.
Direction for Use:
Put Kothala Hibutu powder in a cup of boiling water and leave it for 3-4 minutes & drink your healthy cup.
|Salacia reticulata Quick Facts|
|Scientific Name:||Salacia reticulata|
|Origin||India and Sri Lanka|
|Shapes||Globose and tubercular|
Salacia reticulate is an inherent flowering plant of genus salacia (belonging to family Hippocrataceae/ Celastraceae) often cultivated in dry zone forests in Sri Lanka and Southern region of India. Salacia reticulate is a sarmentosa or scandent shrub or small tree. Usually leaves are opposite, coriaceous and petioled. Flowers are small, axillary, extra-axillary, cymose or facicled and hardly solitary followed by an edible and baccate fruit which is 1-3 celled having 1-4 seeded. Pulp is mucilaginous. Seeds are angular with thick testa, cotyledons and conferruminate.