Oomatham poo in English

Oomatham poo in English:

Hello Vangappa, In this post, you are going to learn about “oomatham poo in English”. The English name of oomatham poo is “Datura”. Most of them don’t know about this flower; only village people know about its secrets and benefits. All of them know the proverb “Mullai mullal dhan eduka vendum”. Like oomatham poo, which is a type of poisonous flower, it still has the power to kill some poisonous bites. Now you get the point.

Don’t be afraid; it’s poisonous. But this flower has the medicinal property to kill poisonous insect bites, including dog bites. So, it’s very powerful. The oomatham poo is white in colour. The poo, pattai, and illai (leaves) all have medicinal properties. As many of them know, there is no home treatment for a dog bite, but on the village side, this oomatham poo is used for dog bites. There are very interesting and amazing facts hidden in this flower. Let’s see them one by one.

Listed the top 8 uses of oomatham poo:

  1. Treats respiratory problem
  2. Cures skin wounds
  3. Treats insect bites
  4. Reduces bone pain
  5. Treats asthma
  6. Improves hair growth
  7. Reduces ear pain
  8. Treats dog bite

1. Treats respiratory problems:

Most respiratory problems are caused by asthma, bronchitis, COVID-19, lung cancer, pneumonia, influenza, the common cold, etc. Oomatham poo has the power to treat respiratory problems. It kills bacteria, viruses, or any microorganism that causes respiratory problems. But still, it’s poisonous, so consult an Ayurvedic or Siddha doctor about its use.

2. Cures skin wounds:

Skin wounds generally happen to everyone after falling or affecting any skin disease. Oomatham poo is very effective in treating skin wounds. On the village side, these flowers and leaves are used for treating skin wounds. So using a small amount of oomatham poo powder on an affected area is better. But applying externally is better than taking internally.

3. Treats insects bites:

Oomatham poo is a natural medicine for treating insect bites. In some villages, this flower is still used for treating insect bites. It reduces inflammation and heals the bitten area. Some insect bites cause serious health problems, so use oomatham poo just for emergencies or as first aid treatment, and consult a doctor for insect bites.

4. Reduces bone pain:

Bone pain is caused by over lifting, age, bone fractures, weak bone health, etc. Oomatham poo is a natural body pain reliever. So, massaging oomatham poo powder with eucalyptus oil helps to relieve bone pain, joint pain, leg pain, and body pain.

5. Treats asthma:

Asthma is one of the respiratory diseases that are caused by smoking, pollution, dust allergies, etc. It affects the lungs. Some village people use oomatham poo and leaves to treat asthma. Inhaling a very small amount of oomatham poo or leaf powder purifies the lungs. Finally, it’s good for asthma patients. (But don’t use large amounts and consult an ayurvedic doctor before use.)

6. Improve hair growth:

There are many natural products out there to improve your hair growth, like karisilankanni, hibiscus, karboga arisi, etc. But many of them don’t know that oomatham poo is very effective for hair growth. Massaging oomatham poo powder with coconut oil reduces hair fall and treats chemically damaged hair.

7. Reduces ear pain:

The ear pain is caused by toothache, ear infections, insect bites, etc. Oomatham poo is effective in treating ear pain. For external usage, use oomatham poo or leaf powder with hot sesame oil. Mix it well. Apply it to the ear with earbuds. It reduces ear pain.

8. Treats dog bite:

All of them know that dog bites are a serious problem because it cause rabies. Oomatham poo has the power to kill the viral infections that are caused by dog bites. Applying oomatham poo powder to the dog-bitten area helps reduce infection. But it’s not scientifically recommended. (For dog bites, you must visit your nearby doctor and get an anti-rabies injection.)

Note: Oomatham poo is effective in treating all the above health problems, but at the same time, it’s a poisonous plant. So, if you want to use this flower, kindly consult an Ayurvedic or Siddha doctor to follow the correct procedure.

Frequently asked questions:

a). What is “umathai poo”?

Umathai poo is referred to as “Oomatham poo”. Both are Tamil names and refer to the plant “Datura”.

b). Oomatham poo botanical name:

The botanical name of oomatham poo is “Datura stramonium”.

c). Oomatham poo family:

Oomatham poo belongs to the nightshade flower family.

d). What are the types of oomatham poo?

The types of oomatham poo are vellai oomathai, pon oomathai, and karu oomathai.


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By Karthikeyan

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