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Perum thumbai/Pei Miratti Plant

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Binomial Name – Anisomeles malabarica

  • Kingdom – Plantae
  • Family     – Lamiaceae
  • Genus     – Anisomeles
  • Species   – A. malabarica
Name – Perum thumbai/Anisomeles Malabarica/Pei Miratti
Binomial Name – Anisomeles malabarica

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Perum thumbai is also known as Anisomeles Malabarica, Pei Miratti or Malabar catmint

It is native to tropical and subtropical regions of India, and Sri Lanka, but can also be found in Malaysia, Bangladesh, Myanamar, Bismarck Archipelago, Mauritius, Andaman Is. and Réunion.

It grows in predominantly sandy terrains such as loam, lateritic soil, and dunes and can be found in sandy flats on dunes near the coast, stream banks and other open areas, as well as “waste ground”.

A. malabarica is used for medicine, fragrances, and cosmetics.

The decoction of the leaf and essential oil are also used externally in rheumatic arthritis.

It has also been shown to have anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, anti-anaphylactic, and anti-bacterial properties.

In addition, it has been posited that the antimicrobial compounds in A. malabarica may inhibit bacteria differently to current methods.

In climates with moderate moisture, the plant may grow for some years. However, in places with dry seasons, the leaves fall off and the stems die, with new stems returning during the wet season.

It can also be cultivated as garden ornamentals,

Due to its ability to grow in soil of varying water-saturation, it is also used road-side for aesthetics and soil-binding

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2 reviews for Perum thumbai/Pei Miratti Plant

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