Cowslip Primrose / Cowslip / Primula Veris

Cowslip Primrose / Cowslip (Primula Veris) – Classification, Ayurvedic Properties & Dosage Description Primula veris commonly known as Cowslip; is a very decorative flowering meadow native to the temperate Northern Hemisphere but in addition to its aesthetic features it also has medicinal properties and has been used as a medicinal herb for cough, cold, bronchitis, sleeplessness, neuropathic pains, headache, tremors and many more, according to EMA (European Medicines Agency). Let’s discuss further in detail about this medicinal herb in the

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Abhrak / Mica

Abhrak (MICA – Double Silicate of Aluminium and Potassium or Sodium) Introduction Abhrak is Mica in English. It’s a mineral which is found in many parts of India and The Indian Mica is considered as the most superior one. The reference of Abhrak is that there are many Classical texts of Ayurveda and it has its importance as the major ingredient for many Ayurvedic preparations. In this Article there are necessary details regarding Abhrak and its uses as well. अभ्रकं

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Kalmegh / Creat / Andrographis paniculata

Kalmegh / Creat / Andrographis paniculata – Classification, Ayurvedic Properties and Dosage Description While Ayurveda educates us with many primarily simple ways to build an immune system that is strong, life happens to everyone (as do travel plans, holiday parties, at the end of another year…which is quickly approaching!). Basic self-care may have fallen by the wayside, and that is when Ayurvedic herbs can help. Lifestyle and dietary changes affect the health of the Liver and for protecting the Liver

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Kantkari / Wild EggPlant / Solanum xanthocarpum

Kantkari / Wild EggPlant / Solanum Xanthocarpum – Classification, Ayurvedic Properties and Dosage Description Kantkari is one of the Ayurvedic herbs that is useful mainly in throat problems. This herb is commonly known as Yellow-Berried nightshade or Indian Nightshade. Other than throat problems it is very effective in various other problems due to various properties such as anti-inflammatory, antitussive, anti-asthmatic, hypoglycemic, antipyretic, antihistamine, antispasmodic, etc. Let’s further discuss this miraculous herb in the following article. Systemic Classification Botanical Name –

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Ketak / Scre pine / Pandanus odorotissimus

Ketak / Scre pine / Pandanus odorotissimus – Classification, Ayurvedic Properties & Dosage Description Herbs can be used in an unlimited number of ways like can be used in dried or fresh form, these are also a very important component to protect our body from diseases, and gives many health benefits, by improving our immunity and mental health. Here, we are going to discuss a herb named ketak with its nutritional importance and health benefits. Ketak or ketaki is recognised

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Sarpagandha / Rauvolfia serpentina

Sarpagandha / Rauvolfia serpentina – Classification, Ayurvedic Properties & Dosage Description Sarpagandha (Rauwolfia serpentina) is a famous Tranquilizer and Antipsychotic herb and is useful in controlling Hypertension. Sarpagandha is an erect, evergreen shrub which grows up to a height of 15-45 cm. The leaves of Sarpagandha are large, from dark green to pale green in colour. Its scientific name is Rauwolfia Serpentina. The roots of this herb are tuberous with a brown cork. Its flowers are white in colour and

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Kapoor / Camphor / Cinnamomum Camphora

Kapoor / Camphor / Cinnamomum Camphora – Classification, Ayurvedic Properties & Dosage KAPOOR FAMILY – Lauraceae BOTANICAL NAME – Cinnamomum camphora SYNONYMS OF KAPOOR Karpoor – Which helps in alleviating the diseases and makes overall body healthy Ghansaar – Which has solid extract Chandra – As it is cold and seems to be white as chandra (moon) Himahva – It is cold and white as ice PHYSICAL APPEARANCE The tree of kapoor is 100 feet long, 6-8 feet broad and is

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Tilparnni / Dog Mustard / Gynandropsis gynandra

Tilparnni / Dog Mustard / Gynandropsis gynandra – Classification, Ayurvedic Properties & Dosage Description Ayurveda is one of the oldest healthcare systems and helps to heal the body with the help of herbal medicines, all the cultures around the world have relied on traditional herbal medicine to meet their health care needs, and natural herbal management is much more affordable than other conventional medicine and is much more effective without side-effects. Herbs contain active components that come from plant sources,

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Shleshmatak / Sebesten / Cordia Dichotoma

Shleshmatak / Sebesten / Cordia Dichotoma – Classification, Ayurvedic Properties & Dosage Description Natural herbs have their origins in earlier cultures. It includes the restorative utilisation of plants to treat various health ailments and upgrade general well-being and prosperity. A few spices have strong potency. As a matter of fact, numerous medicinal herbs are helpful to treat many diseases that can’t be healed by contemporary medicines. In Ayurvedic medications, the effect of the whole plant is greater than its individual

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Neelini / Indigo / Indigofera Tinctoria

Neelini / Indigo / Indigofera Tinctoria – Classification, Ayurvedic Properties & Dosage Description Ayurveda is a holistic science that many people widely follow all around the globe. This is a natural system of medicine that started many years ago, this term directly means to spread the knowledge of life that helps to gain longevity. Neelini is Indigofera tinctoria, popularly known as true indigo, belongs to the family Fabaceae or Leguminosae, this herb is widely famous for its treatment properties of

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Rajeeka / Indian Mustard / Brassica Juncea

Rajeeka / Indian Mustard / Brassica Juncea – Classification, Ayurvedic Properties & Dosage Description Ayurveda is a natural system of medicine that helps the needful to cure diseases. Herbs are used in synergistic combinations like diet, and routine, helping to restore balance in the doshas as well as in the body. Rajeeka is a mustard seed commonly used in the kitchen and in Hindi, it is commonly known as Raai. This is specifically used as a culinary substance appreciated for

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Angurshafa / Soochi / Atropa belladonna

Angurshafa / Soochi / Atropa belladonna – Classification, Ayurvedic Properties & Dosage Description Belladonna is native to Eurasia. It is a kind of short herb with beautiful flowers that is bell-shaped, red coloured and gives fruits of Jet black colour. This shrub is very useful when used as its leaf because it gives a stronger and safer effect than the root, the seeds and the fruit of this shrub must be avoided because they can cause ill effects and atropine,

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