Cymbopogon Martinii is an aromatic plant belonging to grass family and Lemon grass Genus. It is found naturally in drier areas and also cultivated in many parts of India. In…
Know details of Kamala tree(Mallotus philippensis) like it’s biological details, chemical constituents, importance in Ayurveda, health benefits and uses. Know what is are the diseases in which this tree has medicinal values.
Know about plant Rudanti(Cressa cretica) like botanical information, medicinal properties, its health benefits and medicinal uses in Ayurveda. Information about Rudanti plant safety profile like it’s side effects, contraindications, dosage and side effects.
Cassia tora or Senna tora occurs throughout the tropics, including India Sri Lanka and Philippines. It mainly grows as a weed on road sides and waste ground in the dry…
Anise or aniseed (Pimpinella anisum) is a famous sweet spice similar to fennel and liquorice. It is used to flavour dishes, drinks, and candies. It is a Mediterranean plant belonging…
Lodhra is described in classical Ayurvedic texts as absorbent, stomachic, refrigerant, astringent, expectorant and hemostatic. It is used as ingredient into the composition of various pastes which are applied to inflamed skin conditions as it promote the maturation and resolution of stagnant humors.
Myrrh is used as folk medicine to treat infections, respiratory conditions, mouth ulcers, gingivitis, pharyngitis, respiratory catarrh, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, menopausal symptoms, wounds and hemorrhoids. It has also been used to treat arthritis.
Shakhotaka / Sihoda is medicinal tree and used in Ayurveda and other folk medicines to treat variety of ailments. It is used in filariasis, leprosy, toothache, diarrhea, dysentery, wounds, scabies, psoriasis, and dental care. The tender twigs of tree are used as tooth brush as they show selective bactericidal activity towards bacteria responsible for tooth cavities. Brushing with twigs also helps in pyorrhea.
Gambhari is also a medicinal tree and its roots, stem, stem bark, fruits, leaves, flowers all are used for medicinal purpose in India since ancient times. Its mention is found in all classical texts of Ayurveda.
Punarnava is diuretic and decreases urinary albumin, urinary protein excretion and specific gravity. It is also a urinary antiseptic. The root decoction is recommended for the treatment of urolithiasis. This common medicinal herb is tonic for heart, liver and kidney. It increases plasma insulin levels and improves glucose tolerance, produces significant antioxidant activity.