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English: Common names - Sweet Broom Weed; goatweed .

Botanical name - scoparia dulcis . Tamil names – Kallurukki ‘stone melter’ ; Sarak koththini ‘orderly bunched’. Hindi name – Mitti paththi ‘sweet stem’; Goda tulsi ‘horse tulsi’ . This plant is famous for melting stones in kidney ; Plant is noted for its antiinflammatory, antifungal, antibacterial activities ; Used to treat diabetes and hypertension. It is used to treat ulcers ;For menstrual disorders ,this plant is utilised traditionally; Siddha practitioners handle this plant for jaundice and bronchitis; Remedy from piles is obtained from this medicinal plant . In photo- Little white flower and buds of Sweet Broom Weed .

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சரக்கொத்தினி – என்றும் இது தமிழில் அழைக்கப்படும் ;இந்தியில் இது ‘குதிரைத் துளசி’ எனப்படுகிறது.

சிறிய , மங்கலான வெள்ளைப் பூக்களுடன் செங்குத்தாக வளரும் செடி இது; சிறிய இலைகள் கொண்டது; கிட்னிக் கல்லைக் கரைக்கும் என்று பரம்பரை மருத்துவர்களால் பயன்படுத்தப்படுவது; மஞ்சள் காமாலை மற்றும் ஆஸ்துமாவுக்கு இச் செடி மருந்தாகிறது;சர்க்கரை நோய் மற்றும் இரத்த அழுத்த நோய்களுக்கு இதிலிருந்து மருந்து தயாரிக்கின்றனர் .  
patam - கல்லுருக்கியின் வெள்ளைப்பூ, மொட்டுகள் !
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Shot in Chennai (Tamilnadu, India) 4.5 kms off sea-shore ; Latitude-13°02'20" N ; Longitude- 80°13'43" E  ; Elevation from sea level - 6.7 m.


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