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

  Vasa, वासा Medicinal Benefits      Botanical Name-Adhatoda vasica Common Name-Adhusa Family-Acanthaceae (Vasa Kul) Habit-A dense shrub (4-8 ft. in height) Properties Property-Lightness, dryness Taste-Bitter, fragrant Potency-Cooling Metabolic Property-Pungent   Specific Property Kaph-Pitta-Samak Haemoptysis Anti-tubercular Bronchial sedative   Parts used-Root, Leaf, Flower Description-The plant grows in plains and in lower Himalayan ranges upto 1000 m above sea level. It is a small evergreen, subherbacious bush. The Leaves are 10...

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

  Varun, वरुण Medicinal Benefits       Botanical Name—Crataeva nurvala Common Name—Baruna Family—Capparaceae (Varun kul) Habit—a moderate sized deciduous, much branched tree. (25-30 ft. in height) Properties Property—Lightness, Dryness Taste—bitter, fragrant  Potency—Heating Metabolic Property—Acrid Specific Property Urinary Lithontriptics Carminative Bactericidal Blood purifier Parts used—Bark, leaf Description—It is a medium sized deciduous tree found throughout India, especially along the river banks. It has a small tree having a height of...

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

  Vach, वच Medicinal Benefits     Botanical Name—Acorus calamus Common Name—Gudhvach Family—Araceae (Surana Kul) Habit—A perennial evergreen herb (3-5 ft. in height) Properties- Property—Lightness, Sharpness Taste—Pungent, bitter Potency— Heating Metabolic Property—Pungent   Specific Property Intellect promoting Emetic • Digestive Laxative Carminative Anti-neuralgic   Part Used-Rhizome Description—Sweet Flag, calamus, flagroot, sweet cane, sweet grass, sweetroot, sweet rush, in Hindi it is known as Vach, Bach, Ghorbach, Safed bath. Sweet Flag...

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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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