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

  Shankhpushpi , शंखपुष्पी Medicinal Benefits       Botanical Name-Convolvulus pluricaulis Common Name-Shankhahuli Family-Convolvulaceae (Trivrit Kul) Habit-A prostrate perennial herb. Properties Property-Oilyness, slippery Taste-Bitter Potency-Cooling Metabolic Property-Sweety   Specific Property Intellect promoting Laxative Aphrodisiac Nervine tonic Rejuvenator Health promoting Complexion promoter Parts Used-Whole plant   Description-Shankhpushpi or Convolvulus pluricaulis is an indigenous plant commonly mentioned in Ayurveda, an ancient system of Indian medicine, as a rasayana which is mainly...

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Medicinal use of Unicorn in General debility, Hysteria and Colic

Unicorn: Aletris farimosa – Star root Part used: Root Valuable tonic in general debility, hysteria and colic. Strengthens female organs, protects against miscarriage. Good in chlorosis, engorged condition of the uterus. For prolapsus of the uterus (falling of the organ).

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Medicinal use of “White Gourd” Herbal Medicinal Fruit.

White Gourd Among the nature’s gift for our health and vitality is white Gourd or ‘Petha’ as it is locally known. White gourd id considered to be beneficial as per our traditional therapies. In Ayurveda, it is known by the name ‘kushmand’ i.e. the seeds of which do not remit heat. The Latin name of the herb is Benincasa hispida and it belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. Properties Gourd is...

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Medicinal use of Cayenne

 Cayenne: Capsicum annuum Part Used: fruit Stimulant, antiseptic One of the strongest and purest stimulants known. The key to success in medicine is stimulation. Since stimulation is so important in most every form of disease, it is a valuable adjunct to other medicines. May be used in all cases of debility, indigestion, costiveness, chills, heart failure, cayenne acts mainly upon the circulation. Its influence is immediate on the heart. Gives...

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Medicinal use of Blue Flag, Boneset, Buchu and Asparagus

Blue flag: Iris versicolour Part Used: The rhizome Alterative, cathartic, sialogoue , vermifuge, diuretic. Has a special affinity for the thyroid gland. Boneset: Eupatorium perfoliatium Part Used: Tops and leaves Relaxant, sudorific, antiseptic, stimulant, diuretic Infusion valuable in intermittent and typhoid fevers, general debility, epidemic influenza. A large dose of warm infusion is  emetic. Produces perspiration, promotes all secretions. Taken cold it is laxative and tonic. Breaks up colds. Is...

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