PJ's Mystery Files # 4 Unraveled

Hi friends...Here is the answer to the question I posed a few days back...

 

Botanical name - Pisonia alba

Tamil - Nachukottoi Keerai /  Lachakottai Keerai/ Nanjundan Keerai .

Kannada -Sule Sapp

English - Cabbage Tree / Lettuce Tree / Hawaiian Papala Kepau

This is seen as an ornamental plant only as many are not aware that the leaves are edible. The leaves posses good medicinal value. They are used in the treatment of rheumatism.

The term Nachukottai Keerai explains that it removes toxins from the body [Nachu - Toxin].

Some trivia....

 All those who left a comment on the mystery post had guessed it right....

See you all soon with yet another mystery.....


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