Costus igneus, Insulin plant is an herbal cure for diabetes and hence commonly called as an insulin plant.
What makes it special:
One of the best herbal (Antidiabetic) plant.
Low maintenance plant.
Perfect plant for outdoor garden.
Sr Item name
1 Insulin Plant, Costus igneus – Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Costus igneus Nak and Costus pictus D. Don, commonly known as Insulin plant, is a member of Costaceae and a newly introduced plant in India from South and Central America. It is a perennial, upright, spreading plant reaching about two feet tall, with spirally arranged leaves and attractive floweÃƒÆ’ ?Ãƒ ?Ã ?â€š ?Ã… ? ?
In southern India, it usually grows as an ornamental plant and its leaves are used as a dietary supplement in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.