The medicinal properties in leaves of agathi has the power to cure blind vision. The flowers in the tree of agathi has a power to heal the diseases related to eyes. Our elders advice us to eat spinach to increase the health of the eyes and protect against germs and infection that attacks retina and pupil of the eyes. The medicinal properties protects the vision for a longer time then the persons who avoid spinach in their diet. The vitamin A content in the spinach has the healing property to reduce the effect of eye related diseases.
In ayurveda, this spinach is used to treat the insect bytes, infection and snake bytes. The juice of the root is used for the swellings, itches and bruises. The decotion of the agathi leaves are taken for indigestion. The agathi juice has the bitter taste so its better to add in tea. The flower juice is used for the sinus problems. The body is cooled when this agathi keerai is taken occasionally.