Thetran kottai Powder 200gm


The clearing nuts of India are the product of a tree which is described as larger than that of the nux vomica. It is without thorns or tendrils; leaves very shortly petioled, elliptic, acute, glabrous, membranaceous, five- and almost penninerved; corymbs axillary, opposite, shorter than the leaf; corolla hirsute within; berry one-seeded; flowers greenish-yellow, fragrant. It is found on the Coromandel coast, the Concans and the western Ghauts, flowering in April.


  • The seeds of kataka are put in water which contains dirt. The seeds will settle the dirt to the bottom of the vessel thereby giving a clear supernatant surface.
  • The seeds of Strychnos potatorum are rubbed in a clean stone and the paste is applied as collyrium (Anjana) to treat various eye diseases.
  • The powder of the seed is mixed with appropriate quantity of honey and applied over wound for better healing of it.
  • The paste of the root of Strychnos potatorum is applied over the skin area affected with eczema.
  • The powder of kataka seeds is given in a dose of 3-4 g to treat indigestion and diarrhea.