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“Vibhitaki”, “विभीतकी/ बहेड़ा” Medicinal uses and Health Benefits, Dosage, Facts, Medicinal Properties & Side Effects, Complete Health Guide  

  Vibhitaki, विभीतकी/ बहेड़ा Medicinal Benefits   Botanical Name—Terminalia bellerica Common Name—Beheda Family—Combretaceae (Haritaki Kul) Habit—Tree, 60-100 ft. in height   Properties Property—Dryness, lightness Taste—Fragrant Potency—Heating Metabolic Property—Sweet   Specific Property Tridoshar (Specially Kaphhar) Laxative Bronchial sedative Part Used—Fruit Description—Beleric, also known as the bastard myrobalan, Terminalia bellirica (Gaertn.) Roxb., is a large deciduous tree common on plains and lower hills in Southeast Asia, where it is also grown as an...

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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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“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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“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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