Sunflower is an edible medicinal plant. The tender leaf petioles, seeds and flowers are edible and used in treatment of variety of ailments. Leaves are expectorant, diuretic and astringent. The intake of Sunflower leaf tea helps to reduce fever. The poultice of leaves is applied on sores, spider – snake bites, and swellings.
Bryonopsis laciniosa is a medicinal plant and also used in Homeopathy. The tincture prepared from the roots are used for treating painful menstruation, dysmenorrhea, pain in ovaries during menstrual period, inflammation of uterus, burning pain in the fundus of the uterus. The tincture is also prescribed for threatened abortion.
Arrowroot has many medicinal uses as well. As it is nutritive starch that can be easily digested, it is given to baby and people recovering from an illness or medical treatment. Due to urinary antiseptic properties, arrowroot tea helps in urinary problems. When taken daily it helps to lower cholesterol. Arrowroot has innumerable medicinal uses.
Used as a medicine in treatment of piles, acute dyspepsia, abdominal colic, elephantiasis, fistula, glandular swellings in the neck, urinary diseases and dropsy.
Traditionally Brihati, is used in treatment of respiratory ailments (asthma, catarrh, dry and spasmodic cough), dropsy, heart diseases, chronic fever, colic, scorpion stings, difficult urination, and worm infestation.
Passion flower helps in asthma, shortness of breath and bronchial constriction. The best thing about this herb is that it is safe, non-addictive and mild in action. It is available in Homeopathy as mother tincture and tablets.
Acacia farnesiana has innumerable uses. It is a forage plant and browsed by cattle. The wood of plant is used as fuel, flowers for scent and perfumery, bark for gum and pods for tanning.
Yarsagumba, Yartsa Gunbu, Yarsagumba, Cordyceps, Caterpillar Fungus, or Himalayan Viagra, is an expensive rare combination of fungus and insect’s caterpillar and found in Himalayan regions at altitudes between 3000 and…
Hibiscus abelmoschus Linn. (Syn. Abelmoschus moschatus Medic.) is an erect medicinal herb native to India and most commonly known as Latakasturi (Ayurveda), Kattu Kasturi (Siddha), Muskdana, Habb-ul-mushk (Unani) and Ambrette…
Breynia retusa (synonym Breynia patens) is found growing in the scrub lands in rocky hill slopes, roadsides or clearings in sunny places. In Sanskrit this plant is known as Bahupraja…