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Alternative Names

Sleeping Grass, Sensitive Plant, Makahiya, Tickle Me Plant, Shame Plant, Prayer Plant, Touch-me-not

Scientific Name

Mimosa Pudica

Why Do People Use Mimosa?

According to Ayurveda, the root of Mimosa pudica (Mimosa), and its preparations like mimosa powder, is acrid, bitter, vulnerary, cooling, alexipharmic and utilized for the treatment of leprosy, biliousness, vaginal disease, blood diseases, burning sensation, dysentery complaints, inflammations, uterine complaints, fatigue, leucoderma and respiratory issues such as asthma etc. The Unani system of medicine says that the root of mimosa is useful, alternative and resolvent in diseases arising from blood impurities and bilious fevers, leprosy, bile, jaundice, piles etc.

Is It Safe To Use?

There is no information available about to rate safety of mimosa.

How Effective Is Mimosa?

To rate the effectiveness of mimosa, there is lack of information available.

How Mimosa Works?

Several alkaloids are present in Mimosa pudica. The major constituents in its root include ash, tannin, mimosin and calcium oxalate crystals crocetin. It also contains other constituents like crocetin-dimethyl-ether, Ascorbic-acid, D-xylose, D-glucuronic-acid, linolenic-acid, linoleic-acid, mucilage, mimosine, stearic-acid, oleic-acid, norepinephrine, sitosterol and palmitic-acid.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Mimosa?

There is no authentic and reliable information available about the side effect caused by any type of usage of mimosa.

How Mimosa Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How Mimosa Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Mimosa Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Mimosa Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Mimosa Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Mimosa powder doesn’t seem to interact with any disease or condition.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Mimosa?

1/4th part of teaspoon leveled (770mg) of mimosa powder combined with preferred drink or yogurt (soy or dairy) or plain water should be used two times every day.


Different pharmaceutical companies are carrying out different studies to see the role of Mimosa pudica and its preparations like mimosa powder on different health related conditions.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Mimosa Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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