Ditch Millet(Koda Millet, Rice Grass, Indian Paspalum) - Paspalum scrobiculatum

Ditch Millet - Paspalum scrobiculatum

Indian Paspalum - Varagu - Paspalum scrobiculatum
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Paspalum scrobiculatum - Ditch Millet, Koda Millet, Hureek

Botanical Name : Paspalum scrobiculatum

English Name : Indian paspalum, Rice Grass, Native Paspalum, Ditch Millet, Water couch, Creeping paspalum

Common Names : Koda Millet, Kodo Millet or Kodra Millet, Ditch Millet, Hureek

Hindi Name: Khododhan, Kodoadhan (Bengali)

Sanskrit : Kodara,Kodu ara, Kodrava, Koradusha, Kordrava, Kuddala, Madangvaka, Uddala, Vanakodrava

Tamil Name : Karuvaragu, Varagu, Varaku

Family Name : Poaceae

Medicinal Uses :

  • It acts as Appetizer, Astringent, Digestive, Diuretic, Emollient, Refrigerant, Stomachic.

  • The protein content in millet is very close to that of wheat. Millet is rich in B vitamins, especially niacin, B6 and folacin, calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, and zinc.

  • As none of the millets are closely related to wheat, they are appropriate foods for those with coeliac disease or other forms of allergy/intolerance of wheat.

  • Celiac patients can replace certain cereal grains in their diets by consuming millets in various forms including breakfast cereals.