Keezhanelli( Phyllanthus niruri) 200gm


Botanical Name : Phyllanthus Niruri.

Family: Phyllanthaceae (Amla family)

Tamil – Keelanelli or Keezha nelli

Telugu – Nela Usiri

Kannada – Nela Nelli

Malayalam – Keezhar Nelli


Plant Description:

It grows 50–70 cm (20–28 in) tall and bears ascending herbaceous branches. The bark is smooth and light green. It bears numerous pale green flowers which are often flushed with red. The fruits are tiny, smooth capsules containing seeds.



The plant is widely used for treating liver ailments such as fatty liver and Hepatitis. The anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, hepatoprotective andanti viral properties makes Keezhanelli invaluable among the medicinal herbs.

  • Keezhanelli powder in to warm water and consuming it empty stomach is said to cure liver and eye problems.
  • Useful in maintaining Liver health and treating disorders of Liver.
  • It helps to heal the wounds and ulcers quickly.
  • It also provides relief from diabetic conditions.
  • For scabies, plain Keezhanelli leaf paste can be applied for relief.
  • Keelanelli leaves are useful in treating dandruff and hair fall conditions.