Mimosa pudica also commonly called as touch me not plant | sensitive plant in English is called Thotta Chinnugi in Tamil and Lajalu in Hindi. The plant is covered in thorns with beautiful pink flowers and small green leaves that closes or droops when touched. It is a plant that is found commonly in many countries and here in our farm it grows in abundance. It is considered a weed and can be commonly found in wastelands.
We can see the preparation of oil which is made from touch me not plant.carefully''(the plant has got thorns) take the leaves of touchme not plant. Get it cleaned and wipe out the water content if any.Make a paste out of the leaves.Take some coconut oil.the ratio of coconut oil and the touch me not leaves paste should be 1:4 .Mix the paste into the coconut oil .Take an iron vessel. put it in the flame for 1 min.let the moisture content in the vessel escape.Pour the oil which is mixed with touch me not leaves paste.allow the oil to boil and turn off the flame after boiling and you can feel a nice smell coming out of that oil.Allow to cool and you can keep the oil in an air tight bottle .you can apply the oil in the affected areas.you can watch the change within 2-3 months is you use the oil regularly.