Eleusine coracana Gaertn.

Nota de alcance (en)

Origin:
A grain crop of Karnataka; also grown on large scale in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Action:
Seeds—cooling, astringent. Nutritive value of ragi is higher than that of rice and equal to that of wheat. White ragi is superior to the pigmented type. A nourishing food for infants, growing children, expectant mothers and aged people. Ragi is considered an ideal food for diabetics because of slow release of sugars to the body.
Leaves and stems--- A decoction of leaves and stems is drunk to ease vaginal bleeding.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p. 836.

Eleusine coracana Gaertn.
Término aceptado: 07-Oct-2020