Kathurumurunga (Ceylon Scarlet Wisteria)
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- Product SKU: 103011000100094
- Category: Best selling products, Fresh Produce - Certified Organic, Fresh Produce - Saaraketha Guarantee, Greens & Herbs, Saaraketha Guarantee, Vegetables, Weekly Specials
About the product
Kathurumurunga (agathi in Tamil) which is known as Sesbania grandiflora belongs to the bean family, Fabaceae. It is native to tropical Asia and is widespread in Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. This fast-growing tree is commonly found in the backyard of many Sri Lankan households. Commonly grown on paddy bunds, and around gardens or cropping fields for its nitrogen contribution.
According to Sri Lankan native treatment, the leaves are used as a cure for fever, sinus, and respiratory problems. The Kathurumurunga leaves can be made into a delicious tea which has antibiotic properties.