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A therapeutic plant -The Asian Age


A small thorny plant with light green leaves that attains a height of 1 to 2 meters. Its flowers are of light violet and pink colors with yellow at the centre. Tit begun fruits are round shaped and soft. They become yellow after ripening.

One can find them all over Bangladesh. They grow more or less throughout the year. Tit Begun has some medicinal qualities. Its root, seed, leaves and fruits are used as medicine in treating various illnesses. They help ease bitter excitement, kill intestinal parasites, improve appetite, and cure asthma, cold, congestion in the respiratory passage, tooth ache.