Botanical Name       : Mimosa Pudica

English Name            : Sensitive Plant / Sleepy Plant,

Tamil Name               :  Thotta Sinungi

Hindi Name                : Lajalu

Malayalam Name   : Tintarmani

Telugu Name            :  Attaapatti


Mimosa pudica also commonly called as touch me not plant. Its is  sensitive plant in English and called as Thotta Sinnugi in Tamil. The plant is covered in thorns with beautiful pink flowers and small green leaves that closes or droops when touched. It is a plant that is found commonly in many countries. It is considered as weed and can be commonly found in wastelands.

HEALTH BENEFITS:               

  • This herb is very useful in curing heavy, abnormal uterine bleeding and skin diseases
  • The roots have wound healing activities and can be used for faster healing of cuts and wounds.
  • It is used to cure diarrhoea.
  • The various parts of Mimosa plant show antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiviral activity.