Ayurvedic Herbs

Guggulu – Commiphora mukul Eng – Ayurvedic Herb

Guggulu Commiphora mukul Eng - Ayurvedic Herb     SYNONYMS AND THEIR INTERPRETATION   Guggulu : Safe guards from diseases or removes a number of Ailments. Kumbhollukhalakam : Exudes a gum resin coming out of cavities. Devadhupa : Used as an incense in god’s worship. Palankasha : Relieves particularly Obesity. Puraha : The resin is the best medicine. Mahishaksha : Reddish black in color like...

Nimbuka – Citrus acida Roxb – Ayurvedic Herb

 Nimbuka Citrus acida Roxb - Ayurvedic Herb         SYNONYMS AND INTERPRETATION Nimbu : Kind of Jambira Nimbuka : Kind of Jambira Danthasata : Sensitive to tooth Jambira : Sour taste people likes Jamba : Due to Amla guna it makes Sidhilatha of organs Amlasara : Sour in taste Rajanimbu  Sthrinimbuka Kliba Janthumari VERNACULAR NAMES  Hindi : Nimbu,Nilbu,Kagaji,Nibu English : Lime or Sour lime Telugu : Nimma pandu Kannada : Nimbe hannu Malayalam :...

Aparajitha – Clitorea ternatea – Ayurvedic Herb

 Aparajitha Clitorea ternatea - Ayurvedic Herb INTRODUCTION Aparajita is delineated in Atharvaveda and wherein properties like Rakshoghna Krtyad usana, Yasasya are attributed to it. It is also considered as visahara . However in Brhat Trayi texts  we   do  not come across the term Aparajita . Aparajita in however found in one context in Susruta uttara tantra LITERARY REVIEW According...

Apamarga – Achyranthes aspera linn – Ayurvedic herb

Apamarga Achyranthes aspera linn - Ayurvedic herb         “Apamarga” it is known by the botanical name. “Achyranthus aspera Linn Yajurveda  texts quote it saktu for anti microbial property. The process of preparation of apamarga ksara is also delineated in veda Madyandini samhitha used a special name i.e, apaga for apamarga. Atharvana veda extensively quoted Apamarga and according to the etymology provided...

Ahiphena – Papaver somniferum – Ayurvedic Herb

Ahiphena Papaver somniferum - Ayurvedic Herb       SYNONYMS   Khasaphalasheera   -   The exudates obtained from the fruit which is bearing the khasakhas seeds Aphukam                    -   It is the Arabic name for the drug. It was known to Indian physicians in this name because of its magical    ...

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...

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