Herbs used in our daily life.
Aloe vera gel is widely known to relieve sunburn and help heal wounds. The succulent has a long history of being used for medicinal purposes, dating back to ancient Egypt. The plant is native to North Africa, Southern Europe, and the Canary Islands. Today, aloe vera is grown in tropical climates worldwide. From relieving heartburn to pote..
Soapnut or reetha is one of the most popular herbs in Ayurveda. It is all-natural, eco-friendly, cheap, and reusable. When it comes in contact with water, it creates mild suds that resemble soap. Hence, it is used for a variety of purposes, from washing clothes to making ornaments shine. Many of us are well aware of the benefits of soapnuts..
Bael or wood apple also known as Bilva in Sanskrit, Bilva Pazham in Tamil, Bilva or Maredu Phalam in Telugu and Bengal Quince is a native to India, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Southeast Asian countries. Bael that goes with the botanical name Aegle marmelos is a middle-sized tree, with slender branches, pale brown bark that ofte..
Cynodon dactylon can be used in the case of many diseases. It is beneficial to wounds, piles, eczema, urticaria, injuries, eye problems, skin rashes, constipation, indigestion, constipation, mental debility, diabetes, epilepsy, vaginal problems, menstrual problems, gynecological problems,Arugampul being alkaline reduces acidity. Excellent D..
Ashoka trees are commonly found in the Central and Eastern Himalayas and South India. Also known as Saraca Asoca or the Indian variant Polyalthia Longifolia, this rainforest tree has long been used in traditional Indian medicine thanks to the numerous benefits it provides. For this reason, the word Ashoka is translated as ‘wi..
Ashwagandha is one of the most important herbs in Ayurveda, a form of alternative medicine based on Indian principles of natural healing.It has been used for over 3,000 years to relieve stress, increase energy levels, and improve concentration. Ashwagandha is Sanskrit for smell of the horse, which refers to both its unique smell and ability to in..
Cassia auriculata is an evergreen shrub that grows in many parts of India and in other parts of Asia. The flower, leaves, stem, root, and unripe fruit are used for treatment, especially in Ayurvedic medicine. People use Senna auriculata for diabetes, eye infections (conjunctivitis), joint and muscle pain (rheumatism), constipation, jaundice, li..
“Brahmi” has been used to describe two distinct Ayurvedic herbs—Centella asiatica and Bacopa monnieri—and brahmi is a fitting name for both of them. Brahmi is a Sanskrit word that refers to the feminine essence of universal consciousness as well as the creative potential that emerges from pure awarenessBenefits of Brahmi (both herbs) Open ..
Bel or wood apple is one such fruit that is widely consumed during summers and monsoons due to its innumerable health benefits. It has natural healing properties and is considered to provide instant relief from several health ailments. It can help in preventing and curing several stomach ailments like constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, ul..
The flowers are used to extract a volatile oil while the fruits and seeds are used for their phytoactive compounds such as quercitrol, ursolic acid, triterpene alcohol, di-hydroquercetin and more. Even the bark of the tree has some complex compounds that can be used for various therapeutic benefits, hence Bakula tree found in various ayurve..
Balloon Vine is a long-lived scrambling, deciduous woody, perennial to annual many branched, creeping, or climbing vine that grows up to 10 ft. (3 m) long. The plant is found growing in moist thickets, waste places, riverbanks, gardens, roadsides, disturbed sites, plantations, forest margins, woodland, grassland, floodplains, rocky sites, p..
Bhringaraj is an Ayurvedic plant which is quite popular because of its health benefits. Apart from benefitting hair, it helps the body in numerous ways. It is good for the skin and also helps in dealing with respiratory problems. These are the reasons why bhringaraj has been used as an effective home remedy in India for centuries. Medically..
Vetiver is a plant. The root is used to make medicine.People take vetiver for nerve and circulation problems and for stomach pain. Some women take vetiver to start their periods or to cause an abortion.Vetiver is sometimes applied directly to the skin for relieving stress, as well as for emotional traumas and shock, lice, and repelling insects. It ..
Cinnamon (/ˈsɪnəmən/ SIN-ə-mən) is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. Cinnamon is used mainly as an aromatic condiment and flavouring additive in a wide variety of cuisines, sweet and savoury dishes, breakfast cereals, snackfoods, tea and traditional foods. The aroma and flavour of cinnamon deriv..
Shankhpushpi, clad by the vernacular names Shankhini, Kambumalini, Samkhapushpi, Sadaphuli, and Sankhaphuli is a potent memory booster and brain tonic that actively works to improve intelligence and functioning of the brain. The name shankhpushpi was given to the plant owing to its shankh or conch shaped flowers. It also helps in enhancin..