Herbal drinking water - Ramacham
Scientific name : Vetiveria zizanoides
Sanskrit name : Useera
English name : Cuseus grass
Scientific name : Aeacia catechu
Sanskrit name : Khadeera
English name : Dark catechu
Ramacham is popular as herb that possesses the property to quench thirst. The water boiled with ramacham or karingali (dark catechu) or both is widely used as a herbal drinking water.
Bed stuffed with roots of ramacham is said to have certain healing power and hence used by patients suffering from arthritis.
A handful sized ball of the herb’s root can be used as a body cleaning brush while bathing.
For more details on folk medicine:-
Annamma Devasia, Kayyunnapara, Valillappuzha P.O., Malappuram Dist. Ph: +91 99475 78632
Currently Annamma Devasia is working in:-
Highlife Hospital, Karassery Junction, Mukkam P.O., Kozhikode - 673602