Binomial Name – Biophytum sensitivum
Mukkutti/Little Tree Plant/முக்குட்டி
Mukkutti (Biophytum sensitivum), also known as little tree plant, is a species of plant in the genus Biophytum of the family Oxalidaceae. It is commonly found in wet lands of Nepal, tropical India and in other Southeast Asian countries and is used for medicinal purposes .
The whole plant is suitable for preparing medicines. It can cure diarrhea and gonorrhea. The leaves of Mukkutti can heal wounds very fast. The whole plant crushed and mixed with honey can cure coughing.