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Medicinal uses of Bramhi in Brain dysfunctioning, Diabetes and Skin Ailments

One of the best available herbs among those that are considered to be highly beneficial for the brain and the entire nervous system is Bramhi. Belonging to the family Umbelliferae, the Latin name of the herb is Centella asiatica. The Sanskrit synonyms are more descriptive of  the herb like ‘Bramhi’ i.e. that what increases intellect, ‘Sarswati’ i.e. that what enhances the brain powers, ‘ Mandooki’ i.e. it is found in...

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Medicinal uses of Black Pepper or Kali Mirch in Indigestion, Fever, Dry Cough, Skin Diseases and Worm Infestation

Suffering from loss of appetite, occasional cough and colds, recurrent skin ailments? Here is an easy home cure. Black Pepper or Kali Mirch activates the gastric fire, works as a wormicide and acts as a pain killer. It is pungent in taste, light and intense and hot in potency. Also, black Pepper is rich in Vitamin A & B and contains minerals like Calcium, iron and Phosphorous. It is an...

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Medicinal uses of Bilva or Aegle Marmelos in Diarrhea, Dysentery, Diabetes and Leucorrhoea

The tree of Bilva or Aegle marmelos which grows about 12 m tall can be found easily all over India, especially in the hilly and semi hilly regions. The pulp of the unripe or the half- ripe  fruits is extracted after removing the rind of the  fruit and is then pounded and dried for medicinal use. All the parts of the tree viz. root , leaves, bark and the fruit...

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Medicinal use of Hing, Asafoetida in Ayurveda

Hing (Asafoetida) The herb Asafetida or Hing, is characterized with a typical and irrepressible odour, it is also named as Narthex or Devil’s dung. The Latin name being Ferula foetida, it also belongs to the family Umbelliferae. The fragrant, perennial herb of asafetida is about 5 to 8 feet high, bearing small yellow coloured flowers. The root is thick and branched. Hing is the oily gum resin collected from the...

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Aloe Vera Medicinal use in Ayurveda

Aloe Vera Suffering from a digestion malady. Which one ?constipation , acidity, excessive wind formation, indigestion, loss of hunger or piles! Would you like to follow a single cure. Try using Aloe vera or Ghritkumari. The small 1 to 2 feet long herb, having big and fleshy leaves with mildly thorny outline is easy to find. Now days a number of cosmetics contain Aloe vera as the main ingredient. In...

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Medicinal use of Ajawain in Ayurveda

Ajawain Remember getting up in middle of the night with a colicky pain in the abdomen?  The first thought that comes to mind is Ajawain. This time- tested home remedy comes to rescue and you thank your stars to have always placed it on your kitchen shelves. This indeed helps. Try taking half a teaspoon of the same and a pinch of black salt  along with warm water for immediate...

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Medicinal use of Amla

Amla Modern living is full of stress and strain and as a continuous process results in the deterioration of the immune system of the body. This makes the body more prone to aliments and even causes pre-mature aging. So as to cope with the stress. People tend to take a number of multi vitamins, body and brain tonics, and yet find themselves  disillusioned with the same in the long run....

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