“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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“Bakul/Maulsiri”, “बकुल/मौलसरी” Medicinal uses and Health Benefits, Dosage, Facts, Medicinal Properties & Side Effects, Complete Health Guide

  Bakul/Maulsiri Medicinal Benefits   Botanical Name—Mimusops elengi Common Name—Maulsiri Family—Sapotaceae (Madhuk Kul) Habit—A large evergreen tree with dark grey fissured bark & dense spreading crown. 50 ft. in height. Properties Property—Heavyness Taste—Astringent, pungnet Potency—Cooling Metabolic Property—Pungent Specific Property Pitt-Kaph-samak Analgesic Anti-thrist Refrigerant Anti-inflammatory Parts Used—Bark, flower, fruit Description—Bakul is one of the herbs mentioned in all ancient scriptures of Ayurveda and has been used for medicinal purpose, since centuries....

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

    Punarnava Medicinal Benefits     Botanical Name—Boerhavia diffusa Common Name—Gadahpurna Family—Nyctaginaceae (Punarnava Kul) Habit—A perennial diffuse herb Properties Property-Lightness, dryness Taste- Sweety, bitter, fragrant Potency-Heating Metabolic Property-Sweet Specific Property- Tridosahar Anti-Inflammatory Panduhar (Checks Anemia) Cardiac-tonic Analgesic Parts Used—Root, Seed, whole plant   Description—Punarnava or Red Spiderling is a prostrate herb with very diffuse inflorescences. It is a weed found throughout India. Inflorescences occur at the end of branches,...

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

  Nirgundi Medicinal Benefits   Botanical Name-Vitex nigundo Common Name-Samhalu Family-Verbenaceae (Nirgundi Kul) Habit-A shrub, 6-12 ft. in height Properties- Property-Lightness, dryness Taste-Pungent, bitter, Potency-Heating Metabolic Property-Pungent   Specific Property- Kaph-Vata-Samak Anthelmintic Curative of dermatitis Anti-inflammatory & Analgesic Parts Used–Leaf, Root, Seed   Description—the leaves are astringent, febrifuge, sedative, tonic and vermifuge. They are useful in dispersing swellings of the joints from acute rheumatism and of the testes from suppressed...

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

  Tejpatt Medicinal Benefits   Botanical Name-Cinnamomum tamala Common Name-Tamalpatra Family-Lauraceae (Karpur kul) Habit—A moderate sized evergreen tree, 25 ft. in height. Properties- Property—Lightness, dryness, sharpness Taste—Acrid, bitter, sweet Potency—Heating Metabolic Property—Pungent Specific Property- Kaph-Vata-Samak, Pitta vardhak Anti-haemorrhoidal Anti-emetic Appetisor Parts Used—Leaves, oil Description—The leaves, known as Tejapatt in Nepali, tejapatta or Tejapatt in Hindi, Tejapatt in Assamese and tamalpatra in Marathi: are used extensively in the cuisines of India;...

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

  Jatamansi Medicinal Benefits       Botanical Name- Nardostachys jatamansi Common Narne- Balchhad Family-Valerianaceae (Mansi Kul) Habit– An erect perennial herb, 10-60 cm. in height Properties- Property—Lightness, oiliness Taste—bitter, fragrant, sweet Potency—Cooling Metabolic Property—Pungent Specific Property- Bhutaghna Intellect promoter Complexion promoter Health promoting Refrigerant Curative of dermetosis. Part Used-Rhizome   Description-The roots of the plant resemble the tangled hair of ascetic; hence the plant is named as jatamansi. Caraka,...

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