A weed that cures


Thumma, with its sweet white flowers and pungent leaves, is a nutritive powerhouse

A lot of the rituals involved in Indian festivals have a significant importance in our day-to-day lives. Ganesh Chaturthi involves a lot of plants and climbers, which are meant to be beneficial for us, and my colleague suggested I discuss the importance of thumma (Telugu) leaves during this season.

Every ritual in traditional religious practices has a co-relation with our daily lives, season and climate. Thumma is a common weed, but people who know about its medicinal properties consider it as Nature’s cure for sinusitis...................Read more

 

Source: The Hindu


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