Ayurvedic Herbs

SALA: SHOREA ROBUSTA

    SALA Botanical Name : SHOREA ROBUSTA Family : DIPTEROCARPACEAE   It is botanically identified as ‘shorea robusta’ which belongs to Dipterocarpaceae family the drug is commonly a herb the plant is documented to posses beneficial effects as fractures , poisonings, skin diseases, diabetes, prurities etc. VARITIES   Direct reference about different varities of sala are...

Vanda,Ittikkanni (Dendropthoe falcate) – Ayurveda Medicinal Plant

Vanda,Ittikkanni (Dendropthoe falcate) - Ayurveda Medicinal Plant   DENDROPTHOE FALCALA Family Loranthaceac Vernacular Names Sanskrit – Vanda Hindi – Baanda Kannada – Badarika Malalyalam – Ittikkanni Tamil – Kimaricham English – Mistletoe Distribution It is a large busy evergreen parasitic plant found generally on various host plants in large amount world wide. Primarily is tropical and subtropical region. Systematic classification Kingdom – plantac Subkingdom – viridae plantae Class – magnoliopsida Subclass – Rosidae Order...

KHADIRA – Acacia catechu – Ayurvedic Herb

KHADIRA - Acacia catechu - Ayurvedic Herb Khadira According to Rgveda, khadira is one of the important trees both of rituals and medicinal usage. It is described with the synonym ‘ vibadha. Its heartwood is considered to be very strong and is used as wedge while manufacturing chariots. Satapatha Brahmana mention it as one of the...

Varuna – [Crataeva nurvala Buch.Ham]

  Varuna CAPPARIDACEAE FAMILY CLASSICAL CATAGORISATION Susruta Varunadi Vatasmari nasaka Tikta varga Vata samshamana Charaka----Tikta skandha Vagbhata ---- varunadi Vrinda madhava--- Ashmarigha Sodala Nighandu ---- Amradi varga Kaiyadeva Nighandu---- Aushadhi varga Bhava prakasha Nighandu ---- Vatadi varga Dhanvantari Nighandu ---- Amradi panchama sarga Sad rasa Nighandu / Abhidhana ratnamala----Kashaya dravya   VERNACULAR NAMES English 3 leaved caper Malayalum Niravila Kannada Neravele Hindi Varna, Baruna Tamil Mavilingam Telugu Magalingam Marathi varun oriya Baryno         SYNONYMS Varuna ...

Bhallathaka – Semicarpus anacardium – Ayurvedic Herb

Bhallathaka Semicarpus anacardium - Ayurvedic Herb       SYNONYMS Bhallataka Arushka Arushkara Agnika Agnimukhi Bhalli Veera vriksha Shopha krit Krimigna Thaila beeja Dhanurbeeja Vatari Bhutanashana Bhedana   VERNACULAR NAMES English - Semicarpus Anacardium Earking Nut Sanskrit -...

Haritha Manjari (Indian acalypha) – Ayurveda Medicinal Plant

Haritha Manjari - Indian acalypha ‘Kuppameni’, ‘Vetti’, ‘etti’ is known since the vedic period and these are considered as the important oushadhas. These drags are under gone is different family. Aporusa lendlegana plant is commonly known as Salle (in Kannada). The tree is frequently found in the Malnad region of Karnataka state. The plant is used...