Learn the health benefits of Kalonji aka black cumin seed.
Kalonji also known as black cumin seed, Nigella or by its scientific/ Botanical name Nigella sativa, belongs to the buttercup family of flowering plants. Nigella Sativa herb grows up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall and produces a fruit with seeds that are used as a flavourful spice in many cuisines. From ancient times in addition […]Read More
Learn how this fruit takes away the fear of disease.
In Sanskrit, Bibhitak is known as “Vibheetaki” in which ‘bheeta’ means fear and ‘Vibheeta’ means lack of fear. The whole word “Vibheetaki” means the fruit that takes away the fear of disease. Bibhitak or Baheda is one of an important herb in three myrobalans (fruits, Triphalla – 3 fruits), i.e. Amla, Harde and Baheda having Latin […]Read More
What does turmeric do to the body?
Haldi/ Haridra/ Nisha also known as Turmeric or Curcuma [Botanical Name – Curcuma longa] is an important kitchen ingredient of every household worldwide. Curcuma or Haldi is employed largely as a colouring agent & as condiment entering largely into the composition of Indian pickles and curry powders. As per ancient Ayurvedic Literatures & texts, Turmeric […]Read More
Read how this herb is useful for cough, sore throat, stomach problems.
Liquorice, or licorice, is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra herb from which a sweet flavour can be extracted (named Glycyrrhizin) and is commonly called as Jesthimadh or Mulethi. The word liquorice is derived (via the Old French licoresse) from the Greek glukurrhiza, meaning “sweet root”. Liquorice flavours are used as candies or sweeteners, particularly in some European and Middle Eastern countries. Liquorice extracts have a […]Read More
Find out Bacopa’s medicinal use in Ayurveda.
Brahmi Or Bacopa is a perennial creeping herb native to the wetlands of southern and Eastern India, Australia, Europe, Africa, Asia, and North and South America. Bacopa is a medicinal herb used in Ayurveda, where it is also known as “Brahmi”, after Bramha, the creator God of the Hindu pantheon.ln sanskrit nir means water which […]Read More
Read to know more about CASSIA ANGUSTIFOLIA and its benefits.
Cassia angustifolia is an Ayurvedic herb more popularly known as Indian Senna. It is mainly used as blood purifier, laxative- for relieving constipation and to treat skin disease. It is also known as Swarnapatri in Sanskrit. INDIAN SENNA FARM POINTS FOR GOOD CULTIVATION Soil: It is found to grow well on sandy loam and lateritic […]Read More
Do you know the Medicinal uses of Boswellia or Indian Olibanum or Dhup Sala.
What is boswellia: Boswellia comes from the Boswellia serrata tree, which is native to India, North Africa, and the Middle East. Farmers tap the tree to collect its resin, which is called boswellia. Boswellia resin has a rich scent and flavor. It is very popular as an incense, and most people know it by its […]Read More
Find out the history, benefits and nutritional facts about Safed (white) Musli.
Chlorophytum borivilianum is commonly known as Safed (white) Musli in India. Mainly its tuberous roots are used in Ayurvedic medicines. Roots are used for the preparation of a nutritive tonic. Safed Musli has been named in the Atharva Veda as one of the divine herbs, offering cure for many ailments and health related problems. The […]Read More
Find out how Ashwagandha herb helps to build immunity.
Ashwagandha/ Asvagandha/ Asgandha (Botanical Name: Withania Somnifera) is referred as Indian ginseng helps to provide a natural source of energy and promote muscle strength and helps to boost immunity. Ashwagandha has been used by Ayurveda for thousands of years as rasāyana (rejuvenation) and helps as a natural adaptive agent. Ashwagandha supports as a physiological and […]Read More
Find out the medicinal uses of Shatavari aka Asparagus Racemosus.
Asparagus Racemosus (Satavar, Shatavari, or Shatamull) is a species of Asparagus commonly found throughout Nepal, Sri Lanka, India and the Himalayas. Shatavari or Asparagus Racemosus is an important plant in traditional medicine in tropical and subtropical India. Its medicinal usage has been reported in the Indian and British Pharmacopoeias and in traditional systems of medicine […]Read More