The medical properties of Trichopus zeylanicus or Kerala Ginseng were discovered by modern Indian scientists on a scientific expedition to the Agasthia Hills in the Western Ghats in December 1987. Trichopus zeylanicus found endemic to Agastyar hills of Kerala is used by the local ‘kani’ tribe as a health food for getting instant stamina, ever green health and vitality.
Kerala Ginseng is a rare plant used as an energy booster to increase stamina and losing weight. A few in vitro studies also suggest that it may protect the body and DNA from various forms of oxidation. Trichopus zeylanicus is also used to increase sex drive. A few in vitro studies also suggest that it may protect the body and DNA from various forms of oxidation.
About the plant:
Trichopus zeylanicus is a rare small herbaceous herbal plant, which is one of only two species of its genus. The Kerala Ginseng herb grows on sandy soil near rivers and streams in shady places in lowland and intermediate altitude forests. Kerala Ginseng flowers year long and the fruits are thought to be dispersed by water.
How to use:
The appropriate dose of Trichopus zeylanicus depends on several factors such as the user’s age, health, and several other conditions. Consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
Common name: Kerala Ginseng Malayalam: Arogya pacha Tamil: Sattithanpatchilai
Consult an Ayurvedic doctor before consuming orally. Not enough reliable information about the side effects.