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Eramusu is a widely used herbal plant to drink instead of tea in Locals. also, I am writing this article now while drinking a cup of eramusu. Although not frequently used in the West, it is not a rare drink among the local peoples.

Also, We use this herb in recipes for many treatments such as burning sensation, leucoderma, leprosy, skin diseases, pruritus, asthma, bronchitis, hyperdipsia, ophthalmopathy, hemicrania, epileptic fits, dyspepsia, helminthiasis, diarrhoea, dysentery, haemorrhoids, leucorrhoea, syphilis, abscess, arthralgia, fever and general debility and etc.

Roots, leaves, stem are used for many medical remedies in indigenous ayurvedic medicine. It is also known as “Anantamoola” in Sanskrit. The herbal is being propagation by seeds and vegetative method. It is bitter, sweet and astringent taste.

The leaves can be seen very variable, short-petioled, elliptic-oblong to linear-lanceolate. Eramusu grows as a laticiferous, twining, slender, sometimes prostrate or semi-erect shrub and has aromatic roots. The slender stems can be seen numerous. The flowers have greenish outside and purplish inside and crowded in sub-sessile axillary cymes

Air-dried roots yield essential oil containing p-methoxy salicylic aldehyde. Also, The roots contain small amounts of resin acids, fatty acids, tannins, saponins, a glycoside, a ketone, f3-sitosterol, a-and 3-amyrins, lupeol and tetracydic tnterpene alcohols.


01. The best treatment for gastritis

The roots and leaves can be used as a drink instead of tea. The compounds of the herb help to reduce acidity in the stomach.

02. Treats for liver diseases

Eramusu is one of the best herbal for liver diseases. In indigenous ayurvedic treatments, It is widely used to make drinking recipes.

03. For burning sensation

Compounds of the leaf and roots can be helped to cure burning sensation problems. It can be used as a drink after making powder by dried leaf and roots.

04. Inflammation of the urine

Eramusu drink can help to cure inflammation of the urinary. It is a very painful problem and it’s because of the high acidity of urine. The raw leaves, stem and roots can be used as a drink after boiling to cure inflammation of urinary.

05. Swelling in the body

The grinned roots as cream are coated on the body swelling area. but, It is used by mixing with other herbals according to the swelling disease.

06. Mucus problems

The leaf is used to make porridge to cure mucus problems. It’s also beneficial for lung diseases.

07. Oral diseases

The boiled water of eramusu can be helped to cure gum disease and tonsil diseases. It also cleans mouth and teeth. washing mouth by eramusu water is strengthened gums.

08. Venom Medicines

The indigenous ayurvedic recipes of eramusu are used for venom medicines mostly in situations such as snakebites, scorpion bites and etc. The roots have compounds of detoxifying.

09. Treats for appetites

Frequently used in the preparation of prescription medications for appetizers. Mostly, It is used as a drink with other herbal compounds.

10. Premature hair loss

Eramusu contains beneficial compounds to reduce premature hair fall. As a simple treatment, It can reduce premature hair fall by washing hair from the juice of eramusu.

Scientific classification

Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Hemidesmus
Species: H. indicus
Binomial name: Hemidesmus indicus

Eramusu /ඉරමුසු /Hemidesmus indicus /Anantamoola

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