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Quassia Amara

What are the Uses and Benefits of Quassia Amara- Herb? Introduction Quassia amara is a species of genus Quassia. It is also known as Amargo, bitter-wood, bitter-ash, or hombre grande.  It is used as traditional medicine, insecticide, and food additive. Scientific Classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Rosids Order: Sapindales Family: Simaroubaceae Genus: Quassia Species: Q. amara Binomial Name Quassia amara Origin Quassia amara is native to Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica, Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, Colombia, Suriname, Argentina, French

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Hydrastis Canadensis

What are the Uses and Benefits of Hydrastis Canadensis (Goldenseal)? Introduction Hydrastis Canadensis (Goldenseal) is a perennial herb belonging to the family, Ranunculaceae. It is native to South- Eastern Canada and the Eastern United States. This plant provides various health benefits. It is commonly used for the treatment of infective disorders, heart diseases and cancer. Scientific Classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Order: Ranunculales Family: Ranunculaceae Subfamily: Hydrastidoideae Genus: Hydrastis L. Species: H. canadensis Binomial name Hydrastis canadensis Synonyms

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Pelargonium Sidoides

What are the Uses and Benefits of Pelargonium sidoides? Introduction Pelargonium sidoides is a traditional medicinal plant native to South Africa. It is used for the treatment of acute respiratory tract infections (ARIs) like cold and flu. Its common names are African geranium and South African geranium. Scientific Classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Rosids Order: Geraniales Family: Geraniaceae Genus: Pelargonium Species: P. sidoides Binomial Name: Pelargonium sidoides Distribution Pelargonium sidoides widely distributed throughout the Eastern Cape, Lesotho,

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Peganum Harmala

What are the Uses and Benefits of Peganum Harmala? Introduction Peganum harmala is a perennial, herbaceous plant known as Harmal. It is a popular herb in both spiritual and medicinal customs. It relates to plant Ruta graveolens, therefore, is also known as rue (wild rue, Syrian rue, African rue). Scientific Classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Rosids Order: Sapindales Family: Nitrariaceae Genus: Peganum Species: P. harmala Binomial name Peganum harmala L. Synonyms Peganum dauricum Pall. Peganum crithmifolium Retz.

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Bibhitaki / Terminalia bellirica

Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica) – The Fearless Warrior (Ref: Bhavaprakasa Nighantu) About Bibhitaki Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica) as the name suggests, makes the persons fearless of all diseases and it keeps us away from diseases. Vibheetaki is the common synonym used for bibhitaki meaning lack of fear. Bibhitaki is one among the constituents of ‘triphala’. It is a laxative and in Ayurveda, it is used for purgation therapy. Terminalia bellirica is a large deciduous tree and is spread over the lower hills

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Goat’s Rue / Galega officinalis

Goat’s Rue (Galega officinalis) – Uses, Health Benefits and Therapeutic Effects About Goat’s Rue Goat’s rue (Galega officinalis) is an herbaceous plant native to the Middle East. But now has been naturalized to Western Asia and Europe. In ancient folks, goat’s rue has been narrated as a plant with high medicinal value and widely used a diuretic. It is widely cultivated as a green manure, a bee plant, a forage crop and an ornamental. It is widely cultivated as a

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Ajwain Junglee / Seseli indicum

Ajwain Junglee (Seseli indicum) – Uses & Health Benefits (Ref: Bhavaprakasa Nighantu)Introduction Ajwain Junglee is an herbaceous perennial plant sometimes woody at base with a conic type of taproots. Leaves are dark green in colour, leaf blades 1-3 pinnate covered with small and soft hair. Umbels of this plant are compounded, with absent or very less bracts. Flower are white or pinkish in colour and fruit of this plant is ovoid or ellipsoid in shape. Occurrence Seseli indicum is an

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Haritaki / Harad / Terminalia chebula

Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) – The Queen of All Herbs (Ref: Bhavaprakasa Nighantu) About Haritaki Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) is one among the wonder herbs in the nature and a divine code of life. The Sanskrit name ‘Haritaki’ denotes the divinity of the herb. Haritaki means which originated from the abode of Lord Shiva (Hari) or which is green (harita) or which cures all the diseases (harate). Classification Kingdom – Plantae Order – Myrtales Family – Combretaceae Genus – Terminalia Species –

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Cumin / Cuminum Cyminum

Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) – Uses & Health Benefits (Ref: Bhavaprakasa Nighantu)Plant Description Ideally cumin is annual plant that belongs to carrot or parsley family i.e. – Apiaceae family. Plant mostly grows up 10-30cm tall with a smooth stem. Stalks of the plant are very weak and thin but in strong plant stalks grow horizontal on the ground. Green leaves of the plant are about 7cm long and tiny flowers are white or light pink in colour. Hermaphrodite flowers contains both

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Henbane / Hyoscyamus Niger

Henbane (Hyoscyamus niger) – Uses & Health Benefits (Ref: Bhavaprakasa Nighantu)Plant Description Henbane is either annual or biennial plant that belongs to nightshade family that is called Solanaceae. Plant grow up to the height of 25-100cm long. Hairy leaves of this plant are oval or elliptical in shape and dark green in colour. Ideally flowering season of annual plant is July to September whereas biennial plants bloom in the month of May and June. One side tassels and yellow flowers

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