Ayurvedic Herbs

Mahanimba, Aralu, (Ailanthus triphysa Roxb) – Ayurveda Medicinal Plant

Mahanimba, Aralu, Ailanthus triphysa Roxb: Mahanimba, Aralu, Ailanthus triphysa Roxb:  SYNONYMS Maha nimba Deerkhavrinda Arala Pootivriksha Khodakaranja VERNACULAR NAMES English          :     Tree of heaven. Hindi             :     Atu,Arlu,Artu Malayalam    :     Matti,Mattippalmaram,pongalyam Sanskrit         :     Mahanimba,Aralu Telugu         :     Peddamanu Tamil           :     Perumaran SYSTEMIC CLASSIFICATION Kingdom            :                   Plantae Phylum              :                    Angiosperms Class                  :                    Eudicots Sub class            :                    Rosids Order                 :                   Sapindales Family                :                    Simaroubace Genus                 :...

Agnimantha – Premna integrifolia – Ayurvedic Herb

Agnimantha Premna integrifolia - Ayurvedic Herb       Introduction Agnimantha is a important plant during vedic period. It is the one among the Dhashamoolas. Its stem or sticks were used to produce fire. This plant is considered essential for rituals also, Agnimantha is best sothahara and vathahara drug. Like patala agnimantha is also found to be shothahara according to Charaka   VERNACULAR...

Sithaphala – (Annona squamosa)

                Sithaphala(Annona squamosa)   INTRODUCTION   It is a small tree possessing green coloured flowers. It is mainly cultivated for the commercial value of the fruits. It is not described in the classical Ayurvedic literature; probably it is brought from West Indies (Cuba, Jamaica etc). Sitaphala is mentioned in the Nighantu’s of 19th Century under the name of “Gandagatra”....

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...

Candana(Santalum Album)

Candana(Santalum Album)   INTRODUCTION   Candana is an economic substance which is utilized for external application along with other herbs in Vedic Literature. Candana Mani Dharana (Crystal of Sandal wood) was considered to be Varcasya (Improves Complexion) & Ayusya (Provides Longevity) As per Charaka it is best for removing the Foetid smell, burning sensation & external application (C.S.SU.25) Since...

BRAHMI – Bacopa monnieri – Ayurvedic Herb

BRAHMI Bacopa monnieri - Ayurvedic Herb         Brahmi , which is named as Bacopa monnieri which has got very good action on improving intellect and also benefit in maintaining good voice, useful in digestive , circulatory  disease, It is extensively seen in all part of India, which is best used for insanity.   LITERARY REVIEW   Acharya Charaka has put it under...

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