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Chiratta / Siriyanangai / Kiriyathth Powder


Tamil                     :  Siriyaanangai - சிறியாநங்கை

Malayalam          :  Kiriyathth (കിരിയത്ത്)

Hindi                     :  कीरायत (Kirayat)

Telugu                  :  Nelavemaa (నేలవేము)



Siriyanangai ( Kariyat ) is a herbaceous plant in the family Acanthaceae, native to India and Sri Lanka. It  is an erect annual herb extremely bitter in taste in each and every part of the plant body . It grows erect to a height of 30-110 cm in moist shady places with glabrous leaves and white flowers having rose-purple spots on the petals. Flowers are small, solitary in panicles. Fruit is approximately 2 cm long. Seeds are numerous, yellow-brown in colour. The flowers of Siriyanangai looks like a snake cobra. This medicinal plant is used for snake bites in some villages.


Benefits & Uses

Siriyanangai has been found to be an effective anti-biotic, anti-viral, anti-parasitic and immune system stimulant. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor properties. It has been described as antipyretic and hepatoprotective.


It is used for fever and liver disorders.

It has beneficial effect in reducing diarrhea.

It is used in treatment of Jaundice.

It is used in case of diseases like flu, sinusites, upper respiratory tract infection, cough and bronchitis.

Used as one of the best remedies for Malaria.

It acts to dispel heat and remove toxins.

Kariyat is a blood purifier, so used to cure torbid liver, jaundice, dermatological diseases.

It is used in viral hepatitis, children’s bowel complaints, gastric acidity, liver congestion, flatulence.

Tincture of roots is tonic, stimultant and aperient.

Kills intestinal worms and support intestine.

Siriyanangai is also used for snake bites



1 spoon daily before diet with water


Side Effects

There are no known side effects with this herb. Seek medical advice for its use during pregnancy.


Harvesting & Manufacturing Methodology:

All our herbs are Harvested Organically, dried, and pulverized with no chemical interactions ensuring 100% natural herbal powders.



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