A remedy to remove excess mucus (chazhi in tamil) from lungs

Purple fruited pea eggplant leaves are the best herb to remove excess mucus from lungs. We have Purple fruited pea eggplants at the backyard. We preserve this thorn herb for its medicinal value. Whenever I pluck the leaves from it, it pokes my hands. I use it whenever we get cold and cough.Today let us see a remedy to remove excess mucus (chazhi in tamil) from lungs using Purple fruited pea eggplant leaves.


  • Purple fruited pea eggplant leaves(Thuthuvalai in tamil)-20 gm

thuthuvalai flower snagit

  • Alpinia galanga/Thai ginger (Sitharathai in tamil)-5 gm
  • Pepper-3 gm


  • Long pepper(thippili in tamil)-3 gm
  • Jaggery-as needed


  • Cow’ milk-25 ml


  • Water-100 ml



  1. Boil water in a pan
  2. Add Purple fruited pea eggplant leaves, thai ginger, pepper, long pepper and jaggery and boil it well
  3. Add cow’s milk to the decoction
  4. Mix it well and drink


  • Drink 50 ml of this preparation daily twice for few days

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