Chamaecostus cuspidatus/Insulin Plant - Medicinal Plant

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The insulin plant is botanically known as Chamaecostus cuspidatus or Costus igneus from the Costaceae family. It is also known as Fiery Costus or Spiral Flag Insulin plant is a medicinal plant and capable of having Magic Cure for Diabetes. It is an easily grown medicinal plant and is best for planting throughout the year. It is widely grown in gardens as an ornamental plant in Indian Garden and also grows wildly in many places. It has large fleshy-looking leaves. The leaves are spirally arranged around the stem, forming attractive, arching clumps arising from underground rootstocks. The maximum height of Read More

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Indoor Plants

Vendor: 

exoticflora

SKU: 

8010

Weight: 

1.5 kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

Every plant has different plant parts to use as a medicinal plant it may be in its leaves, roots, stems, flowers or other parts of the plant. For full details look at the descriptions of individual plants.

Citronella grass, Lemon grass, Rosemary, Marigold, Mint Tulasi etc

Some plants need indirect bright light & others need direct bright light and some can grow in both direct and indirect sunlight. So please look at the description of each individual plants.

The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content. A mixture of garden soil, cocopeat, compost will give the best results for your plants.

Remember overwater can kill your plant(make sure that your pot should have drainage hole). Water when the topsoil(2-3 inch) feels dry to touch. In general moderate watering(in every 3-4 days)

Regular pruning of diseased and damaged parts of the plants. Regular watering, proper ventilation & sunlight, organic manure & fertilizers application.

In general you can grrow in indirect bright light conditions like basil, rosemary, mint, Centella asiatica, Maghai paan / betel leaf.

Tulsi has been used for thousands of years in Ayurveda for its diverse healing properties apart from devotional purpose.

No, both are different plants, Tulsi which is commonly known as holy basil, where as mint tulsi is closely related to holy basil & doesn't have devotional property.

Stevia is a sugar substitute made from the leaves of the stevia plant. It's about 100 to 300 times sweeter than table sugar, but it has no carbohydrates, calories, or artificial ingredients.

Costus igneus, commonly known as insulin plant in India. Consumption of the leaves are believed to lower blood glucose levels, and diabetics.

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Daisy Dasgupta
BEAUTIFUL GROWING PLANTS

ALL THE PLANTS ARE GROWING BEAUTIFULLY HAVING NEW LEAVES. PLEASE LET ME KNOW HOW THE INSULIN PLANT LEAVES TO BE EATEN?

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Ishtiyaq Ahmad Bhat Bhat
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