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“Lodhra”, “लोध्र” Medicinal uses and Health Benefits, Dosage, Facts, Medicinal Properties & Side Effects, Complete Health Guide

  Lodhra, लोध्र Medicinal Benefits   Botanical Name—Symplocos racemosa Common Name—Lodhra Family—Symplocaceae (Lodhra Kul) Habit—Evergreen tree, 20 ft. in height Properties Property—Lightness, dryness Taste—Fragrant Potency—Pungent Metabolic Property—Cooling   Specific Property Kapha-pitta-samak Astringent Opthalmic Blood-purifier Anti-pyretic Anti-diarrhoea) Anti-inflammatory   Part Used—Bark Description—Racernosa is an evergreen tree or shrub. The leaves are dark green above, orbicular, elliptic oblong, coriaceous and glabrous above; the flowers are white, turning yellow, fragrant, in axillary, simple...

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“Yashtimadhu/ Liquorice”, “मुलेठी” Medicinal uses and Health Benefits, Dosage, Facts, Medicinal Properties & Side Effects, Complete Health Guide

  Yashtimadhu/ Liquorice, मुलेठी Medicinal Benefits     Botanical Name-Glycyrrhiza glabra Common Name-Mulethi Family-Leguminosae (Simbi kul) Habit-A tall perennial under shrub about 2-4 ft. in height.   Properties Property-Heavyness, oilyness Taste-Sweet Potency-Cooling Metabolic Property-Sweet Specific Property   Vata-Pitta-Samak Ophthalmic Health promotor Complexion Promotor Spermopoietic   Part Used-Root Description-Liquorice (UK) or licorice (North America) is the ‘root of Glycyrrhiza glabra (from the Greek meaning ‘sweet root’), from which a sweet flavour...

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“Meshashringi/Gudmar”, “गुड़मार” Medicinal uses and Health Benefits, Dosage, Facts, Medicinal Properties & Side Effects, Complete Health Guide

Meshashringi/Gudmar , गुड़मार Medicinal Benefits     Botanical Name—Gymema sylvestre Common Name—Gudmar Family—Asclepiadaceae (Ark kul) Habit—A large, woody, much branched climber with pubescent. Properties Property—Lightness, dryness Taste—Astringent, bitter Potency—Heating Metabolic property—Pungent Specific Property Kaph-vata-samak Anodyne Bronchial Sedative   Parts Used-Leaf, root   Description—Gymnema sylvestre is a herb native to the tropical forests of southern and central India where it has been used as a naturopathic treatment for diabetes for nearly...

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“Mustak/Nut Grass”, “मोथा घास” Medicinal uses and Health Benefits, Dosage, Facts, Medicinal Properties & Side Effects, Complete Health Guide

 Mustak/Nut Grass, मोथा घास Medicinal Benefits Botanical Name-Cyperus rotundus Common Name-Nagarmotha Family-Cyperaceae (Mustak kul) Habit-A perennial glabrous herb, 1-3 ft. in height. Properties- Property-Lightness, dryness Taste-Bitter, acrid, fragrant Potency-Cooling Metabolic Property-Pungent Specific Property- Kaph-Pitta-Samak Astringent Stomachic Digestive Anti-thirst Anti-pyretic Part Used—Tuber Description Mustak was held in high esteem by the ancient sage’s of India. This super bulb has been used throughout the ages for the treatment of numerous illnesses. It...

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“Kalmegh(Bhunimba)”, “कालमेघ” Medicinal uses and Health Benefits, Dosage, Facts, Medicinal Properties & Side Effects, Complete Health Guide

  Kalmegh(Bhunimba)/ कालमेघ  Medicinal Benefits   Botanical Name-Andrographis paniculata Common Name-Kalmegh Family-Acanthaceae (Vasa Kul) Habit-An erect, branched annual herb, 1-3ft. in height. Properties Property-Lightness, dryness Taste-Bitter Potency-Heating Metabolic Property-Acrid Specific Property   Kaph-pitthar Digestive & Stomachic Sudorific Anthelmintic Cholagogue Parts Used-Whole plant Description-Andrographis paniculata is a herbaceous plant in the family Acanthaceae, native to India and Sri. Lanka. It is widely cultivated in southern Asia, where it is used to...

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“Bharangi”, “भारंगी ” Medicinal uses and Health Benefits, Dosage, Facts, Medicinal Properties & Side Effects, Complete Health Guide

  Bharangi, भारंगी  Medicinal Benefits       Botanical Name-Clerodendrum serratum Common Name-Vabhnaiti Family-Verbenaceae (Nirgundi kul) Habit-A perennials herb, 2-8 ft. in height. Properties Property-Lightness, dryness Taste-Bitter, pungent Potency-Heating Metabolic Property-Pungent Specific Property Kaph-vata-samak Appetiser Digestive Stomachic Blood Purifier Parts Used-Root, leaf, bark   Description-The Sanskrit work bharangi literally means that which is glorious. Another name of the same plant, bhrguja, implies a relation of the plant with the great...

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“Bilva/Indian bael”, “बेल फल” Medicinal uses and Health Benefits, Dosage, Facts, Medicinal Properties & Side Effects, Complete Health Guide

  Bilva/Indian bael/बेल फल-Medicinal Benefits     Botanical Name-Aegle marmelos Common Name-Bel Family-Rutaceae                    (Jambir Kul) Habit- A medium sized armed deciduous tree, 25-30 ft. in height,   Properties Property-Lightness, dryness Taste-Fragrant, bitter Potency-Heating Metabolic Preperty-Pungent   Specific Property Kaph-vata-samak Astringent Stomachic, Digestive Health promotor Appetiser Parts Used-Root, bark, fruit, leaf   Description-Bilva (Aegle marmelos) is a fruit-bearing tree indigenous to dry forests...

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“Brahmi”, “ब्राह्मी” Medicinal uses and Health Benefits, Dosage, Facts, Medicinal Properties & Side Effects, Complete Health Guide

Brahmi Medicinal Benefits   Botanical Name-Bacopa monnieri Common Name-Brahmi Family-Scrophulariaceal (Katuka Kul) Habit-A prostrate, juicy, succulent, glabrous annual herb Properties Property-Lightness Taste-Bitter Potency-Cooling Metabolic Property-Sweety Specific Property   Intellect promoting Laxative Promoting long life Rejuvinator Parts Used-Whole plant   Description-Bacopa, Babies tear, Bacopa monnieri, Hespestis monniera, Nirbrahmi, Indian Pennywort, Jalanevari and water hyssop are the other names that are used for Brahmi. In English it is commonly called as the...

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