Thuthuvalai is called as Purple fruited pea egg plant. It can be propagated by seeds. The whole parts of this herb are used as medicine in Siddha vaidyam. This is called as KAYAKALPAM. The plant is said to contain natural steroids.Thoothuvalai is an ancient herb, extensively used in Siddha and Ayurveda to cure various ailments.
Thoothuvalai is also used in the treatment of tuberculosis and long standing cold
It Possesses antioxidant and hepato-protective activity.
Thoothuvalai is considered to be effective in treating Nervous problems, Bronchitis, Skin diseases and Ear problems.
Thoothuvalai is said to improve children’s mental abilities and memory power.
It is said to be rejuvenatory herb.
It treats smartly on various respiratory diseases and asthma.
It is used for the gastric complaints also.
The leaves is used to treat with dullness in hearing can be used to make ear drops.