Monday, July 4, 2011

Dasapushpam (10 Flowers) Dasapushpam of Kerala




Dasapushpam (10 Flowers) Dasapushpam of Kerala

 During the Karkidaka masam women  traditionally wear the Dasapushpam (10 flowers) in their hair – primarily for its spiritual and physical healing properties. The dasapushpam are a cluster of ten herbs commonly found in Kerala  having so much medicinal properties.

  1. Karuka
  2. Krishnakranthi
  3. Muyal cheviyan
  4. Thiruthali
  5. Cherula
  6. Nilappana
  7. Kayyunnyam
  8. Poovankurunnila
  9. Mukkutti
  10. Uzhinja.

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