Shown in the video is veteran herbal medicine practitioner Annamma Devasia describing the use of Karingotta (Samadera indica). ‘’The oil extracted from the seeds of Karingotta is an important ingredient in several medicines. The oil is in high demand in the market. An official of the Agriculture department had told me that the price of the oil would rise to Rs. 1 lakh for a kg in 10 years,’’ she says.
‘’I have seen my aunty using the extract from the bark of the plant for curing those suffering from paralysis,’’ she says.
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