Herbal home remedies for dry cough

Dry cough is a common type of cough caused infection like viral or flue. Home remedies and herbal treatmes are very effective to treat dry cough. Try out some herbal home remedies given here.

Tulsi (Holy Basil) greatest medicinal plant usage and health Benefits

Holy Basil Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum Linn) is sacred medicinal herb which is worshipped in India. The literal Sanskrit meaning of Tulsi is one that is beyond comparison. In Hinduism, Holy Basil is considered sacred and worshipped as goddess. Since Vedic times, Holy Basil is present in every Hindu home. The other few common names of this plants…

Sitopaladi churna for common cold and cough

Sitopaladi Churna is an herbal Ayurvedic medicine. It is prepared by combining 16 parts Rock Candy, 8 parts Bamboo-Manna, 4 parts Long Pepper, 2 parts Lesser cardamom and 1 part Cinnamon. [toc] Sitopaladi Churna is a classical medicine referenced from Sharngadhara Samhita, Madhyama khanda, Adhyaya 6:134-137) and prepared by many Ayurvedic pharmacies. It is a…

Mulethi | Liquorice Medicinal Usage and Health Benefits

Liquorice medicinal usage Liquorice (British English) or licorice (American English) or Mulethi (Hindi) is a medicinal herb which is used in various clinical conditions since ancient times. The underground stems and roots are used for medicinal purpose. Liquorice has antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and hepatoprotective properties. Liquorice is useful in cough, sore throat, bronchitis, sexual weakness, skin problems, jaundice,…

Lasora (Cordia dichotoma) Medicinal Used And Health Benefits

Lasora, Lisodaa, Gondi, Naruvili and Sabestan Plum are few common names of Cordia dichotoma or Cordia myxa, a tree found throughout India. The various parts of tree are used both internally and externally for medicinal purpose since time immemorial. Lasora tree is used traditionally in treatment of dyspepsia, fever, ringworm, ulcers, prolapsed of uterus/vagina, headache,…

Medicinal use of Harsingar(Night jasmine)

night Jasmin medicinal use Harsingar flowers (Parijat) are very aromatic and used for making garlands that are used in puja. Harsingar flowers are white and orange in colour. The orange coloured corolla tubes are separated from flower by local people and dried. This is used for dyeing silk and cotton. Harsingar is also known by many names such as…

Bala (Sida Cordifolia) Medicinal Use and Health Benefits

bala medicinal herb Bala (Sida cordifolia) is a valuable medicinal herb of Ayurveda. It is a useful herb to treat broad variety of ailments such as Vata roga, Pitta roga, bronchial asthma, fever, dry cough, nervous debility, infertility, emaciation etc. Bala is used in formulation of medicated oil for treating joint pain, swelling and massaging. This medicinal plant is…

Medicinal Use Of Shatavari Or Asparagus Racemosus

satawari medicinal usage Shatawari or Asparagus racemosus has numerous health benefits. Its roots have reproductive tonic, galactagogue,  antidiarrhoeatic, antidysenteric, antioxidant, antidiabetic, diuretic and laxative properties. In ayurveda Shatavari is known as rasayana that increases fertility, longevity, cures weakness and prevents ageing. Dried root powder of Asparagus racemosus is helpful in increasing breast milk in nursing mothers. It also increases…

Khair(Acacia catechu) health benefits

Catechu or Cutch tree(Khair) is a medium deciduous tree widely distributed in tropical countries and found throughout India. The parts of Khair or Khadira tree used for medicinal purpose are twig, bark and wood. It is used in preparation of Khadiraristha. Khair heartwood is boiled and processed to produce Kattha which is used in Paan.…

Malabar Nut | Vasaka Benefits, Medicinal Uses and Side-effects

malabar nut Vasa, Vasaka, Adusa, Arusa, Adhatoda or Malabar Nut is a very well-known medicinal herb in Ayurvedic, Siddha, Homeopathy and Unani medicine system. The most accepted official botanical name of this plant is Justicia adhatoda. The other common synonym is Adhatoda Vasica. Vasa is a medicinal herb native to India and found throughout India up to…

Vidarikand (Pueraria tuberosa) Benefits, Uses and Side effects

Vidari / Vidari Kanda and is a rejuvenating drug of Ayurveda. It is mainly used as reproductive tonic that promotes sexual desire, treats nocturnal emission in males and for females, treats menstrual disorders, menopause syndrome and uterus weakness. It is cooling, nourishing, and tonic. Vidari cures weakness. Due to cooling nature it helps in burning…

Medicinal Uses of Betel Leaf(Paan)

paan leaf medicinal uses The heart shaped leaves of Betel pepper are commonly known as Paan in India. It is eaten all over the country from time immemorial as Paan bida, which consists of betel nut, lime paste, spices and condiments wrapped inside the edible paan leaf. This is generally taken after meals to cleanse the palate and as…

Fennel Seeds & Oil (Saunf) Benefits, Uses, Cautions and More

fennel seeds Fennel refers to the seeds obtained from the plant Foeniculum vulgare. It is sweet, aromatic and commonly used as a kitchen condiment. Apart from its use in kitchen it is also used for medicinal purpose. It is anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, expectorant, diuretic as well as a stimulant. It helps to improve eyesight and prevent macular…

Kushmanda(White Gourd) Medicinal Uses

Ash Gourd is a medicinal plant and used in Ayurveda from ancient times to treat variety of disorders. It is known by many common names such as Petha, Kaddu, Ash Gourd, Hairy Melon, Wax Gourd, Winter Melon, Ash Pumpkin and White Pumpkin. Its botanical name is Benincasa hispida. Big, cylindrical-spheroidal Kushmanda fruits or White-Pumpkins are…

Amla Powder Health Benefits and Medicinal Uses

anwala health benefits Amla powder is prepared by grinding shade dried Amla (Emblica officinalis) fruits. It is a medicinal powder and used as a tonic. It has significant antioxidant and rejuvenative properties. It is good for sensory organs. It strengthens digestive system and detoxifies body. It has astringent action and used in treatment of bleeding disorders. It is…

Benadryl cough formula

Benadryl cough formula is Allopathic medicine from Johnson & Johnson. Benadryl cough formula is in syrup form and consists of diphenhydramine 14.08 mg, ammonium chloride 0.138 g, sodium citrate 57.03 mg, menthol 1.14 mg. Uses of Benadryl Diphenhydramine, which is used in combination with other substance in this drug, is used to relieve red, irritated,…

Baidyanath Kasamrita For Cough

Kasamrita, is a polyherbal Ayurvedic Proprietary Medicine from Baidyanath. As the name itself suggests, this medicine is used for treatment of cough or Kasa. It is helpful in cough due to various reasons such as cough due to common cold, cough due to weather change and winters, allergic cough, whooping cough etc.  Kasamrita helps in…

Prabhat Pharmacy Red Syrup for Cough

Red Syrup, is proprietary herbal medicine from Prabhat Pharmacy, Amritsar. It is an anti-cough formula containing Mulethi, Vasa, Tulsi, Aak, Nilgiri Oil, Sat Pudina and many other natural ingredients and indicated in common cold, cough, bronchitis, asthma and similar conditions. It is based on Ayurvedic principle. Red Syrup helps in sore throat, cough and cold.…

Himalaya Tulsi cough and cold Syrup

Tulsi cough and cold syrup is herbal medicine from Himalaya Drug Company. It is available in form of Syrup and tablets. This medicine is prepared from Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) leaves and useful in treating respiratory infections such as cold, cough. Tulsi leaves contain volatile oil which has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, expectorant properties. Read more here Tulsi…

Unani Medicine Hamdard Saduri Cough Syrup

Hamdard Saduri Cough Syrup is an herbal Unani medicine. It is effective in treatment of whooping cough, asthma, cold, catarrh, post-influenza cough, chronic and acute bronchitis. It promotes the secretion of sputum and helps relieves bronchial spasms. It normalize respiratory functions. Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and…

Chukkumthippalyadi Gulika To Treat Chronic Fever & Cough

Chukkumthippalyadi Gulika is herbomineral Ayurvedic medicine. This medicine is useful in treatment of fever due to various reasons. This medicine is referenced from Sahasrayogam (book on Kerala tradition of Ayurvedic treatment). Gulika means tablet or pills. Here is given more about Chukkumthippalyadi Gulika such as indication/therapeutic uses, Key Ingredients and dosage. Key Ingredients of Chukkumthippalyadi…