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Herbal cure for insect bites

The leaves of Pazhuthara plant are crushed and pasted on centipede bites to prevent swelling, says herbal medicine practitioner Annamma Devasia. “Of recently the leaf paste is also applied on cattle to cure mastitis,’’ she adds. “It is ideal to plant this leaf at homes as the leaf paste could be rubbed as an instant remedy for all types of insect bites,’’ she says.

For more details on folk medicine:-
Annamma Devasia,
Valillappuzha P.O.,
Malappuram Dist.
Ph: +91 99475 78632

Currently Annamma Devasia is working in:-
Highlife Hospital, Karassery Junction, Mukkam P.O., Kozhikode - 673602