The botanical name of Ashwagandha is Withania Somnifera. Ashwagandha is a plant. The root and berry are used to make medicine. Ashwagandha has a lot of uses. The name Ashwagandha is from the Sanskrit language and is a combination of the word ashva, meaning horse, and gandha, meaning smell. The root has a strong aroma that is described as “horse-like.”
The botanical name of Ashwagandha is Withania Somnifera. The main constituents of Aswagandha are alkaloids and steroidal lactones. Among the various alkaloids, withanine is the main constituent. Ayurveda Aswagandha is considered a rasayana herb. This herb is also considered an adaptogen which is a herb that works to normalize physiological function, working on the HPA axis and the neuroendocrine system. In Ayurveda, the fresh roots are sometimes boiled in milk, prior to drying, in order to leach out undesirable constituents. The berries are used as a substitute for rennet, to coagulate milk in cheese making.
Brahmi, scientifically called Bacopa Monnieri, is a plant that has been used as a natural remedy for several problems in the ancient Indian medicine system Ayurveda. While brahmi has been proven to be very effective for improving memory; a large section of people use brahmi powder for hair growth.
Bacopa, also known as brahmi, is a plant that has been used in traditional Indian medicine (Ayurveda). Bacopa is commonly used for Alzheimer’s disease, improving memory, anxiety, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among many other uses.
Green tea is a type of tea that is made from Camellia Sinensis leaves that have not undergone the same withering and oxidation process used to make oolong tea and black tea. It’s ultimately the variety of tea plant and how the tea leaves are processed that defines how green tea becomes “green” and black tea becomes “black”. Like all other varieties of tea, green tea comes from the same evergreen plant named Camellia Sinensis. However, it is made from unfermented leaves with minimal processing. It reportedly contains the highest concentration of antioxidants called polyphenols. Antioxidants are substances that fight and reduce free radicals and prevent some of the damage they cause to our cells, including cancer and heart disease. Although green tea is extremely popular in Japan and China, it is gaining popularity in India and other countries due to its health benefits and unique taste.
The botanical name of Henna leaves is Lawsonia inermis. This traditional, fresh ground powder is a natural blend of henna leaves, mango kernel and the bark of the arjun tree. Mixed with water, these exotic ingredients dissolve into a luxurious paste to nourish and enlighten hair with rich brown color and shine.
Henna leaves are the tropical shrub or small tree (Lawsonia Inermis) of the loosestrife family, native to India, Africa, Asia, and Australia. The plant bears small opposite leaves and small, fragrant, white to red flowers.
Moringa leaves Moringa oleifera.offer a slightly bitter flavor with grass-like undertones and can often have a horseradish-like heat. During the cooking process, they release a distinct grassy aroma. Moringa leaves grow on a tree with drooping branches and are also known for their hanging fruits which contain dark brown, round seeds.
Moringa Oleifera to use its scientific name is one of the most nutrient-rich plants in the world. Aduna Moringa Powder is made from naturally-dried moringa leaves. It has a delicious spinachy flavour and is 25% plant protein including all 9 essential amino acids.
The botanical name of Neem leaves is Azadirachta Indica. Neem is a native tree of India, a tropical tree especially suited to semi-arid conditions. It is now grown in many Indian cities and in the tropical regions of Gujarat. Neem is considered to be part of India’s genetic bio-diversity. It is a medium large tree having short, straight bole, furrowed, dark brown to gray bark, and dense rounded crown of pinnate leaves. Various parts of the neem tree have been used as traditional ayurvedic medicine in India from time immemorial.
The bark, leaves, and seeds of Neem are used to make medicine. The leaf is also used for birth control and to cause abortions. The bark is used for malaria, stomach and intestinal ulcers, skin diseases, pain, and fever. The flower is used for reducing bile, controlling phlegm, and treating intestinal worms. Neem has been used as an insecticide, insect repellent, and oral dentifrice, and in traditional medicine to treat malaria, diabetes, worms, and cardiovascular and skin diseases. It reportedly has contraceptive, antiulcer, and fungicidal properties, as well as applications relevant to cancer.
The botanical name of Safed musli is Chlorophytum Borivilianum. Safed musli is a rare herb from India. It is used in traditional systems of medicine including Ayurveda, Unani, and homeopathy. It is traditionally used for arthritis, cancer, diabetes, boosting vitality and for many other uses. Safed musli contains chemicals that might have effects on the body. Research in animals shows it might have anti-inflammatory effects.
The botanical name of Senna is Senna Alexandrina. Senna is an Arabian name and the herb was first brought into use by the Arabian physicians Serapion and Mesue. Traditionally Senna was used in love sachets. Plants growing at different localities of India have also been found to contain different amount of sennoside B in leaves and pods, and also differ in chromosome morphology. The leaves and pods of this plant contain the commercially important laxative sennoside. The primary chemical constituents of Senna include anthraquinone glycosides (sennosides, aloe-emodin, rhein), beta-sitosterol, flavonoids, tartaric acid, mucin, essential oil, mucilage, tannin and resin.
The leaves and the fruit of the plant are used to make medicine. Senna is an FDA-approved over-the-counter (OTC) laxative. Prescription is not required to purchase senna. It is used to treat constipation and also to clear the bowel before diagnostic tests such as colonoscopy. Senna is a natural medicine containing sennosides that are derived from the leaves of the senna plant. Sennosides irritate the lining of the bowel causing a laxative effect. Senna has been used in alternative medicine as a laxative and an aid to treat constipation. Not all uses for senna have been approved by the FDA.
Tulsi (Ocimum Sanctum) is one of the most sacred plants in India and is often kept in courtyards and houses for its purifying and beneficial influence on its surroundings. It removes excess kapha from the lungs and upper respiratory tract promoting clear, comfortable breathing.
Tulsi (Ocimum Sanctum) is one of the most sacred plants in India. The leaves of Tulsi are used to worship Vishnu. The ancient Ayurvedic scriptures have mentioned the plant in the management of several diseases. The plant is supposed to have a purifying influence by liberating ozone and also is said to repel the mosquitoes. Thus, in many parts of India, the plant is grown in the courtyard, traditionally and worshipped daily as a necessary ritual for family well-being. Ayurvedic texts categories it as kasaghna – alleviates cough, svedala – induces sweating, ajirna nasaka – mitigates indigestion and agnimandya nasaka – alleviates anorexia (Bhavaprakasha). The leaves contain an essential oil, which contains eugenol, eugenol, carvacrol, methyl chavicol, limatrol and caryophylline. Tulsi is pungent and bitter in taste, pungent in the post digestive effect and has hot potency. It possesses light and dry attributes. On the contrary the seeds are oily and slimy in attributes and have a cold potency. Tulsi is a stimulant, aromatic herb and effectively reduces the fever.
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