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The Marvel leaves

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 5 October 2017 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Karpooravali in Sanskrit and Tamil..
This plant goes by the Botanical name Plectoranthus amboinicus ..
Indian Borage in English.
These thick succulent leaves can be used to extract juice that can cure cold , cough and fever in kids .Many houses have the plant in their backyard.

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

In Finland its name is "Yrttiliisukka"

5 Oct 2017 5:43am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifiques couleurs. )

5 Oct 2017 6:04am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

here we call 'Oregano'...fine picture of that succulent plant :))

5 Oct 2017 6:26am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle prise

5 Oct 2017 8:29am

omid from mashhad, Iran


5 Oct 2017 8:29am

Nelida De La Fuente from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

Espléndida vista de tan sanadora planta... Lindos colores y luz. *****

5 Oct 2017 9:20am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Interesting info and photo.

5 Oct 2017 10:44am

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

So cute and lovely leaves. Wonderful capture.

5 Oct 2017 11:25am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Ah, very useful leaves !!

5 Oct 2017 11:26am

: Helen : from is currently photographing at home in, Australia

Yes, so right Devi. This is a very universal herb, recolonised by many cultures.

5 Oct 2017 11:41am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Great capture of this healthy plant , beautiful green .

5 Oct 2017 11:42am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful image of the medicinal plant Karpooravalli. Great details.
Thank you Devi. :)

5 Oct 2017 12:55pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

well documented

5 Oct 2017 12:56pm

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire Pays de la Loire, France

Des plantes en bonne verdoyante et en bonne santé.

5 Oct 2017 1:00pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A new plant for me. they look so lovely in the light - and that they are also medicinal is amazing.

5 Oct 2017 2:04pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bien ce vert

5 Oct 2017 2:47pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

The leaves are so pretty! It looks so healthy. Has great medicinal purposes.

5 Oct 2017 4:04pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Wonderful plant life, sunlit and medicinal. Further evidence that planet Earth provides what we need, naturally.

5 Oct 2017 4:05pm

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain


5 Oct 2017 4:28pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Nicely photographed.

5 Oct 2017 7:20pm

suzanne from Belgium

Quelle belle harmonie !
Magnifique !:-)

5 Oct 2017 7:57pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That's what i would call green medicine.

5 Oct 2017 8:47pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Nice. I love the deep greens. I really like the idea of having medicine in the back garden.

5 Oct 2017 10:32pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

a practical home cure

6 Oct 2017 2:00am

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

A lovely medicinal plant )

6 Oct 2017 12:39pm

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