Herbs used in our daily life.
Fenugreek is truly a multi-purpose herb. People from Western Asia and the Mediterranean have used fenugreek for thousands of years to flavor food, improve health, and soothe skin maladies. In more recent years, fenugreek has gained global popularity as an herbal supplement with a variety of health benefits.These are a few a..
Mulethi, also known as mulethi churna is one such classical ayurvedic remedy that has a centuries-long repute of being the ultimate grandma’s remedy for cough and sore throat.This traditional herb exhibits manifold benefits and is extensively used in several folk remedies and classical ayurvedic formulations to treat respiratory problems, obes..
Cissus quadrangularis is a plant that has been revered for its medicinal properties for thousands of years.Historically, it has been used to treat many conditions, including hemorrhoids, gout, asthma, and allergies.However, recent research has found that this power-packed plant may also help promote bone health, relieve joint pain, and protect ..
The ‘Nannari’ is a wonderful herb which is commonly used in summer, with its cooling medicinal property of protecting one from common summer effects it is one of the best known herb in india. The preparation of syrup is through the root of the herb.Usually people drink a mixture of extracts from ‘Nannari’ roots, adding few drops of lime jui..
Henna dye comes from the crushed leaves of the henna plant and its botanical name is lawsonia inermis. Indigo dye comes from the crushed leaves of the indigo plant and its botanical name is indigofera tinctoria. For centuries, these two plants have been used to colour hair and to heal the body...
Gairika (Red Ochre) Know what are health benefits and medicinal uses of Gairika (Geroo) in Ayurveda. Learn some remedies of Gairika to treat your health problems. Gairika (Red Ochre) a silicate of Alumina and oxide of Iron. In Ayurveda know as Geru, it is used for medicinal purpose after purification. It is sweet, astringent, anti-phlegmati..
Lotus is an aquatic plant, belonging to the family Nelumbonaceae. While the flower is used for decorative purposes, the lotus seeds, have been used as a functional food since ancient times, all over Asia. The largest producer of lotus seeds amongst the world is China, but these seeds are widely utilized in food and medicine in many south-ea..
Multani mitti is widely known for its use in beauty and skin care remedies. Primarily multani mitti face packs to reduce oiliness and lend a healthy glow to the skin, this naturally occurring form of clay has several other uses for skin and hair. Multani mitti, meaning 'mud from Multan', is also popular as fuller's earth. Packed with min..
Amla, Amalaki or Indian Gooseberry is a highly potent medicinal plant for its innumerable healing properties. Amalaki, as it is popularly known in Sanskrit and in ancient texts of Ayurveda, has various meanings – mother, nurse, immortality and it also means ‘sour.’The small green, pulpy, juicy fruit known as usirikaya in Telugu, Nellika in Tamil, g..
Sendha namak, a type of salt, is formed when salt water from a sea or lake evaporates and leaves behind colorful crystals of sodium chloride.It’s also called halite, saindhava lavana, or rock salt. Himalayan pink salt is one of the best known types of rock salt, but several other varieties exist.Sendha namak is highly valued in Ayurveda, a syst..
Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) is a bushy shrub that is native to northeast Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina. It is now grown in other parts of the world, including Canada and part of Asia and Europe. It is probably best known as a source of natural sweeteners. Some people take stevia by mouth for medical purposes such as lowering blood pressure,..
Guduchi is an ancient ,an important ,famous ,powerful , and divine herb having full of medicinal properties used in Indian system of ayurvedic medicines for curing many diseases . It is called Jivanti ,it means life giving ,because it can literally give your life back .Guduchi is an herbaceous ,tall climbing medicinal shrub of the family me..
Trikatu churna is a popular Ayurvedic formulation used in Ayurvedic medicine. As the name suggests, trikatu is a combination of three (tri) spices or herbs that are hot (katu). It is a blend of equal parts of Pippali or long pepper (Piper Longum L), black pepper (Piper nigrum L) and dry ginger or saunthi (rhizomes of Zingiber officinalis).A..
Triphala is ayurvedic herbal formulation containing the three fruits (also known as three myrobalans) in equal proportion. Triphala is used in form of powder (triphala churna), It is beneficial for constipation, losing weight (obesity), reducing belly fat, body cleanse, indigestion and other abdominal problems.https://www.ayurtimes.com/triphal..
Ginger originated from Island Southeast Asia. It is a true cultigen and does not exist in its wild state. The most ancient evidence of its domestication is among the Austronesian peoples where it was among several species of ginger cultivated and exploited since ancient times. The rhizomes and the leaves were used to flavor food or eaten di..