Keela Nelli (Phyllanthus amarus, or niruri), a world-renowned botanical, is very effective in treating viral infection of the liver

, specifically hepatitis B. It is anti-hepatotoxic, anti-lithic and anti-hypertensive. Useful in the treatment of kidney and gallbladder stones (active stones and as a preventative), colds, flu, tuberculosis, and other viral infections. Also, cystitis, prostatitis, venereal diseases, and urinary tract infections. It has also been proven effective in other liver diseases like jaundice and liver cancer. It is used to tone, balance, strengthen, detoxify and protect the kidneys and liver (and to balance liver enzymes). In the kidneys it helps to reduce uric acid and increase urination. The main constituents in Phyllanthus include; lignans (phyllanthine and hypophyllanthine), alkaloids, bioflavonoids (quercetin), and repandusinic acid. Repandusinic acid has been shown to have anti-viral properties in vitro. It is mildly diuretic and has demonstrated hypoglycemic effects in animals and humans. In ayurvedic medicine, it is used to treat diabetes. Phyllanthus niruri is very safe at recommended dosage.

Phyllanthus amarus, or niruri, is the plant commonly referred to as Phyllanthus or Bhumyamalaki. It is a member of the Euphorbiaceae family. It can grow to 12-24 inches in height and blooms with many yellow flowers. The whole plant and its aerial parts are used for many remedies, mostly biliary and urinary. Keela Nelli or Paraparani Mi is a herb that has been used since Ayurveda for the past 2000 years ago, a large genus comprising of about 600 species of herbaceous plants, shrubs, nonsucculents and trees in tropical and subtropical regions. It is also known as Stone Breaker or Shatter Stone. This herb is a common weed that can be found in most parts of tropical countries; in fields, cultivated fields of cotton, maize, rice, coffee, banana plantations, gardens and on waste ground. It grows in wet soils.