Kaymul Jabba / कायमूल जब्बा / Mollugo verticillata L.

Local Name: Kaymul Jabba / कायमूल जब्बा

Common Name:

Botanical Name: Mollugo verticillata L.

Status & Habitat

  • Habitat: Herb

  • Occurrence: Warm and/or wet environments

  • Season of Availability: Warmer parts of the year

  • Geography: New World tropics

  • Method of Propagation: Seed propagation

  • Part used for Propagation: Seeds

Edible Parts

  • Edible Parts: Leaves

  • Can be Eaten Raw: No

Method of Consumption

  • Raw: No

  • Ripe:

  • Both Raw & Ripe: Yes

  • Dangerous Form to Consume: Raw plant

  • As Food: N/A

  • As Medicine: Leaves eaten to reduce anemia

  • Cooking Without Prior Boiling: N/A

  • Boiling Before Cooking: N/A

  • Pickling: N/A

  • Brining: N/A

  • Fermenting: N/A

  • Drying for later Consumption: N/A

  • Overall Method: Leaves may be eaten.

Nutritional & Medicinal Benefits

  • Nutritional Benefit: Anti-oxidant and anti-microbial properties.

  • Medicinal Benefit: Anti-anemic properties; anti-microbial and anti-oxidant properties.

Tribal Wisdom

  • Tribal Wisdom: Anti-anemic properties.


  • Tribal Recipe: N/A