Agathi keerai in Tamil and in English the spinach variety is called as august tree leaves or humming bird tree leaves. It is an omnipotent spinach, is capable of curing not only physiological but also psychological problems of human beings.
Its botanical name is Sesbania grandiflra having precisely 63 curative benefits as per Siddha school of medicine. Mainly, this reduces body heat, heals the wounds and is a sure remedy for mental depression and other illnesses.
It is of two types mainly:
1. One variety has white flower.
2. Other one has red flower (also called as red august tree leaves).
Fiber : 1.9 %
Fat : 1.3 %
Calories : 90
Water content : 74.5 %
Protein : 7.5 %
Calcium : 120 Mg
Iron : 3.5 Mg
Vitamin C : 165 Mg
Minerals : 3.4 %
Agathi Keerai is a very powerful herb and has some amazing benefits. But if a person is under any treatment, then he/she should avoid agathi keerai to get the full medicinal power else the power of medicine will be reduced.
Stomach pain and diarrhea can be caused by taking agathi leaves.
Also if a person has taken chicken then he/she should avoid taking agathi keerai as they don’t go together, same for alcoholic drinks.