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Agati leaves /
Vegetable Hummingbird
Agathi Keerai (அகத்தி கீரை) Akatti (അകത്തി) Agasthi, Gaach-Munga (गाछ मूंगा)
Amaranth, Pigweed Mulai Keerai (முளைக்கீரை) Cheera (ചീര) Chaulai (चौलाई के पत्तों)
Amaranth Spleen, Red Spinach,
Chinese Spinach
Thandu Keerai, Kuppai Keerai Cheera (ചീര) Chauli, Chavleri Sag
Amaranth spined, Spiny Pigweed,
Thorny Amaranth, Prickly Amaranth
Mullu Keerai Cheera (ചീര)
Kantewali Chaulai
Basil, Holy Basil Tulasi (துளசி இலை, Rama Tulasi, Krishna Tulasi etc.) Sivatulasi Tulsi (तुलसी)
Beet Leaves      
Black Nightshade Leaves, Garden Nightshade, Garden Huckleberry, Wonder Berry Manathakkali Keerai (மணத்தக்காளி)    
Collard Greens      
Colocasia Leaves      Arbi ke patte
Coriander leaves (Cilantro) Malli illai (கொத்தமல்லி இலை)
Malliyila (മല്ലിയില) Hara Dhania, Dhaniye ke patte (धनिये के पत्ते)
Curry leaves Karuveppilai (கறிவேப்பிலை) Kareapela (കറിവേപ്പില) Kari patta, Kadi patte (करी पत्ते)
Dill Sada Kuppi (சதகுப்பி) Chathakuppa (ചതകുപ്പ) Suva, Soye
Drumstick leaves Murunga elai Muringa ila Muranka bhaji
Dwarf Copperleaf, Sessile Joyweed Ponnanganni Keerai (பொன்னாங்கண்ணி கீரை)    
Fennel Leaves Sombu Ilai    
Fenugreek leaves Vendaya Keerai Uluva ila Methi patta
Green Chirayta / King of Bitters / Andrographis Siriyaa Nangai (சிறியா நங்கை) / Nila Vembu (நிலவேம்பு) Nilavepp (നിലവേപ്പ്) / Kiriyathth (കിരിയത്ത്) Kirayat (कीरायत)
Guava Leaf      
Kale      
Lettuce leaves Salad patta/ Kasmisaag
Mango Leaf      
Mint Pudina (புதினா) Puthina (പുതിന) Pudina (पुदीना)
Mustard Greens Sarson ka saag
Pointed Gourd Leaves Kombuppudalai Ilai, Musumusukai, Peypputalai, Amirtapalai Kattu-potolam, Patolam Ila
Palval, Palwal, Parvar, Parwal Patta
Radish Leaves Mullangi Keerai Mullangi Ila Muli ke Patte
Scallion, Green Onion, Spring Onion, Table Onion Vengaya Taal (வெங்காயத்தாள்) Ulli Illa Hara Pyaz Patta
Sorrel leaves Pulicha Keerai Gongura ila Pitwa
Spinach Pasalai Keerai Palak
Tamarind Leaves Puli Ilai Imli ka Patta
Turnip Greens


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Person dinesh deswal   (March 11, 2016)
What is taanikaya,usirikaya,saindhava lavanam in hindi....)
Person dinesh deswal   (March 11, 2016)
What is taanikaya,usirikaya,saindhava lavanam in hindi
Person prianka   (November 20, 2015)
can anyone tell me wats the name for musumusthan leaf(tamil name) which cures sinus
Person Paandu   (June 19, 2016)
Tamil name is Mususmukkai and botanical name is Melothria_madraspatana (some sites mentione other botanical names also). It is climber. sometimes different names are given. Search in net as "musumusukkai" and you will get details. The Picture in http://www.herbalkart.in/2013/08/palval-musumusukkai.html is perfect.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 21, 2016)
Thanks for the information. I will add it to the list.
Person ajay   (October 2, 2015)
can any one tell me what is goose foot leaf is called in tamil ?
Person Paandu   (June 19, 2016)
Goose foot leaf is common and names of many plants of family:Chenopodiaceae. One name in tamil Paruppukkirai (Tamil),
Person anjali   (September 9, 2015)
What is watercress called in tamil?
Person Camy   (August 8, 2015)
What is vellarai keera called in malayalam
Person mahmood   (September 13, 2015)
Vellari keera is not a malayalam word.it may be tamil language.vellari means cucumber and keera in tamil its meaning in malayalam cheera.but i dont know about vellaru keera.it may be a tamil word.
Person chandrika k g   (September 18, 2015)
It is called brahmi.
Person sudhir   (July 18, 2015)
I want to know details of kalketu, sagbeeb and sarvgandha
Person Nirmala   (June 21, 2015)
what is நிலவரம்பு called in English?
Person Ramya   (March 8, 2016)
Nilavembu is licorice.
Person Veena   (June 15, 2015)
I m looking for vallari kari
Person thyagarajan rajam   (May 20, 2015)
what is tarragon called in tamil and hindi
Person rony   (May 11, 2015)
meaning of mukkiratti keerai in india what the say in sri lanka
Person kanagalakshmi   (April 16, 2015)
7days used to keerai how many keerai names
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 19, 2015)
:-)
Person divya   (January 28, 2015)
navarai pachalai ,karpooravalli both of same herbal plant.
Person ramkrishnan krishnasway,   (December 4, 2014)
i am doing research work in herbals i not able to type the tamil word. hence i need the tamil names of herbals in the six tastses.it is very useful in my reasearch work.
Person ramkrishnan krishnasway   (December 4, 2014)
i want to know the tamil word for the six tastses
Person PR   (November 26, 2014)
What is the botanical name of Avithi Cheera (Malayalam word)? Thanks.
Person Uma sugumaran   (October 6, 2014)
If anyone knows the tamil word for dill leaves l tell
Person sowmya   (March 17, 2015)
Sada kuppi
Person Uma sugumaran   (October 6, 2014)
If anyone knows the tamil word for dill leaves l tell
Person estv   (September 28, 2014)
Dear
kalketu herbs neme in tamil language what?

kalketu herbs images also required
Person Balaji G   (September 4, 2014)
If any one knows துன்னுத்து பச்சிலை scientific name? This can be used as medicine to cure pimples.
Person kumar   (August 19, 2014)
Dear sir/madam,
I want to know the tamil meaning of these herbal names.
Eclipta alba (bhringraj)
emblica officinalis ( amalaki)
indigofera tinctoria (nilpushpa)
Centella asiatica (mandukparni)
Cyperus rotundus (nagarmoth)
Jasminum officinale (jati)
Abrus precatorius ( gunja)
Datura metel (dhattura)
Glycyrrhiza glabra (yashtimadhu)
Crataeva nurvala (varun)
Pongamia pinnata (karanj)
Solanum indicum ( brihati)
Citrullus colocynthis ( indravaruni)
Person anand parthasarathy   (August 18, 2014)
Iam looking for ousalaie yelai this herb is very good for dry hair and hair loss for skin types. Kindly can u transulate this herb to english or kannada.

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