malayalam names of ayurvedic plants



asoka

Botanical name        ----------Saraca Indica

Malayalam name    ---------- Asokam



Asafoetida

asafoetida
Botanical name ---------- Ferula northex

Malayalam name ---------- Perungayam





Aniseed

asoka

Botanical name        ----------Pimpinella anisum

Malayalam name    ---------- Shombu


Acacia catechu

Karingali-acaciacatechu

Botanical name        ----------Acacia catechu

Malayalam name    ---------- Karingali

Aegle marmelos

koovalam-Aegle-marmelos

Botanical name        ----------Aegle marmelos

Malayalam name    ---------- Koovalam

Azadirachta indica

arya-vepu-Azadirachta-indica

Botanical name        ----------Azadirachta indica

Malayalam name    ---------- Veppu

Acorus calamus

Acorus-Calamus-Vayambu
Botanical name        ----------Acorus calamus

Malayalam name    ---------- Vayambu

Adhatoda zeylanica

adalodakam-Adhatoda-zeylanica

Botanical name        ----------Adhatoda zeylanica

Malayalam name    ---------- Adalodakam

Aloe barbadensis

Aloe-barbadensis-katarvazha

Botanical name        ----------Aloe barbadensis

Malayalam name    ---------- Kattarvazha

Alpinia calcarata

chittaratha-Alpinia-calcarata

Botanical name        ----------Alpinia calcarata

Malayalam name    ---------- Chittaratha

Asparagus racemosus

sathavari-asparagus-racemosus
Botanical name        ----------Asparagus Racemosus

Malayalam name    ---------- Sathavari

Aconytum heterophylum

Aconitum_heterophyllum-athividayam

Botanical name        ----------Aconytum heterophylum

Malayalam name    ---------- Athividayam

Anacyclus pyretheum

anacyclus-pyrethrum-Akki-karuka

Botanical name        ----------Anacyclus pyretheum

Malayalam name    ---------- Akki karuka

Andrographis paniculata

kiriyathu-Andrographis-paniculata

Botanical name        ----------Andrographis paniculata

Malayalam name    ---------- Kiriyath


 Belleric myroblan

belleric

Botanical name ---------- Termindia chebula retz

Malayalam name ----------Harad or Haritaki


Holy basil

belleric

Botanical name ---------- Ocimum basilicum

Malayalam name ---------- Thulasi



Brahmi

brahmi

Botanical name     ----------Bacopa monnieri

Malayalam name  ---------- Brahmi

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Baliospermum montanum

nagadanthi-Baliospermum-montanum

Botanical name ---------- Baliospermum montanum

Malayalam name ---------- Nagadandhi

Boerhaavia diffusa

punarnava-Boerhaavia-diffusa

Botanical name ---------- Boerhaavia diffusa

Malayalam name ---------- Thazhuthama ,Punarnava

Black Cumin

nigella-sativa-Karinjeerakam

Botanical name ---------- Nigella sativa

Malayalam name ---------- Karinjeerakam

Bitter Gourd

bittergourd-pavakka

Botanical name ---------- Momordica charantia

Malayalam name ---------- Pavakka

Bottle Gourd

churaykka-Lagenaria-siceraria
Botanical name ---------- Lagenaria siceraria

Malayalam name ---------- Churakka



 caster oil plant

caster_oil_plant
Botanical name ---------- Ricinus communis

Malayalam name ---------- Avanakku


calamus
calamus

Botanical name ---------- Acorus calumus L

Malayalam name ---------- Vayampu


caraway

Botanical name ---------- Solenostemon

Malayalam name ----------karinjirakam




celery

Botanical name ----------Apium graveolens L

Malayalam name ----------Ayamodakam



cinnamon

Botanical name ---------- Cinnamomum verum

Malayalam name ---------- Karuvapatta



coriandrum

Botanical name ---------- Coriandrum sativum L

Malayalam name ---------- Malli



Cloves
grambu-clove

Botanical name ---------- Eugenia caryophyllata

Malayalam name ---------- Grambu



 Desmodium gangeticum

orila-Desmodium_gangeticum

Botanical name        ----------Desmodium gangeticum

Malayalam name    ---------- Orila


Drumstick

muringa-drumstick

Botanical name        ----------Moringa oleifera Family

Malayalam name    ---------- Muringakka


 Elettaria cardamomum

cardamom-elakkay

Botanical name ----------Elettario cardamomum

Malayalam name ---------- Elakkai




emblica

Botanical name ----------Phyllanthus emblica L

Malayalam name ---------- Nellikkay



Euphorbia


Euphorbia

Botanical name ----------

Malayalam name ----------Nelapalai




kayyuni-EcliptaAlba
Botanical name ----------Eclipta prostrata

Malayalam name ----------Kanjunni




 Fennel

fennel
Botanical name ----------Foeniculum vulgare

Malayalam name ----------Perum jeerakam



Fenugreek

uluva-fenugreek
Botanical name ---------- Trigonella foenum-graecum

Malayalam name ---------- Uluva




 Ginger

ginger
Botanical name ----------Zingiber officinale Roscoe

Malayalam name ----------Enji



garlic
Botanical name ---------- Allium sativum L

Malayalam name ---------- Vellully


Green gram
greengram-cherupayar
Botanical name ----------Vigna radiata

Malayalam name ----------Cheru Payru

Green Milkweed Creeper
Cosmostigma-racemosum
Botanical name ----------Cosmostigma racemosum

Malayalam name ----------Vattu valli

Goat weed
Appa-malayalam
Botanical name ----------Ageratum conyzoides

Malayalam name ----------Appa



 Harmala
harmala
Botanical name ---------- Peganum harmala

Malayalam name ---------- Harmal




Henna
henna_leaves
Botanical name ----------Lawsonia inermis L.

Malayalam name ---------- Milanchi



Holarrhena pubescens
kudaka-pala-harmala
Botanical name ----------Holarrhena pubescens.

Malayalam name ---------- Kudakappala


Hemidesmus indicus
Naruneendi-Hemidemus-indicus
Botanical name ----------Hemidesmus indicus.

Malayalam name ---------- Naruneendi


Holostemma adakodien
adapathiyan-adakodien
Botanical name ----------Holostemma adakodien.

Malayalam name ---------- Adapathiyan



 Indian acalypha
indianacalypha

Botanical name ----------acalyphaindica

Malayalam name ----------Kuppamani

This plant us useful in bronchitis ,asthma,pneumonia and rheumatism .

Indian birthwort
indianbirthwort
Botanical name ----------Aristolochia

Malayalam name ----------karanda valli


jambol
Botanical name ---------- Syzgium cumini

Malayalam name ---------- Njaval pazham



 kaladana
kaladana
Botanical name ---------- Ipomoea hederacea

Malayalam name ----------Taliyari


karaya
Botanical name ----------Sterculia urens ROXB

Malayalam name ---------- Thondi





 Liquorice
liquorice
Botanical name ----------Glycyrrhiza glabra

Malayalam name ----------Iratimadhuram


lobelia
Botanical name----------Lobelia siphilitica

Malayalam name---------- kattu pukayila







madhuca
Botanical name ---------- Madhuca indica

Malayalam name ---------- Poonam




Mucuna pruriens

naikorana-Mucuna-Pruriens

Botanical name ---------- Mucuna pruriens

Malayalam name ----------Naikkorana


Mango

Magnifera-indica-manga-maram

Botanical name ---------- Magnifera indica

Malayalam name ----------Manga




 Neem
neem
Botanical name ----------Azadirachta indica

Malayalam name ---------- Vepu


karingurinji-Nilgirianthus-ciliatus
Botanical name ----------Nilgirianthus ciliatus

Malayalam name ---------- Karingurinji



 Onion
onion
Botanical name ----------Allium cepa

Malayalam name ----------Ully



neem
Botanical name ----------Origanum vulgare

Malayalam name -------------------- Kattumaruva



Ocimum sanctum

thulasi-ocimum-sanctum
Botanical name ----------Ocimum sanctum

Malayalam name ---------- Thulasi


Oroxylum indicum

palakapayyani-oroxylum-indicum
Botanical name ----------Oroxylum indicum

Malayalam name ---------- Palakapayyani



 Pepper

kurumulaku-piper-nigrum
Botanical name ----------Piper nigrum

Malayalam name ----------Kurumulaku

P
peepal
Botanical name ----------Ficus religiosa

Malayalam name -------------------- Arayal


punarnava
Botanical name ----------Boerhaavia diffusa Linn

Malayalam name ----------Thazhuthama


parsley
Botanical name ----------Petroselinum crispum

Malayalam name -------------------- Seema malli


pomegranate
Botanical name ----------Punica granatum

Malayalam name -------------------- Madhalam


zizyphus
Botanical name ----------Zizyphus mauritiana

Malayalam name ----------Elantha Pazham

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Cymbopogon citratus
Zacate-Limon
Botanical name ----------Cymbopogon citratus

Malayalam name ----------Inji pullu



Botanical name ----------Curcuma zedoaria

Malayalam name ----------Kattumanna
Zingiber officinale

Botanical name ----------Zingiber officinale

Malayalam name ----------Inji
Zea mays Linn

Botanical name ----------Zea mays Linn

Malayalam name ----------Cholam, Makkacholam
Ziziphus Jujuba

Botanical name ----------Ziziphus Jujuba

Malayalam name ----------Ilanthappazham ,Badari




 Rauwolfia
rauoufia
Botanical name ----------Rauwolfia serpentina

Malayalam name ----------Sarppagandhi


rose
Botanical name ----------Rosa

Malayalam name ---------- Rosa



Botanical name ----------Raphanus sativus

Malayalam name ----------Mullangy





sage
Botanical name ----------Salvia officinalis

Malayalam name ----------Salvitulasi


saffron
Botanical name ----------Crocus sativus L

Malayalam name ---------- Kunkumapoove


sandalwood
Botanical name ----------Santalum album

Malayalam name ----------Chandanam


snakegourd Botanical name ----------Trichosanthes cucumerina

Malayalam name ----------Padavalanga


sesame
Botanical name ----------Sesamum indicum

Malayalam name ----------Ellu


Sweet Marjoram

Botanical name ----------Majorana hortensis

Malayalam name ----------Maruvamu
Sand ginger

Botanical name ----------Kaempferia galangal

Malayalam name ----------Kacholam
Shampoo Zinger
Zingiber-zerumbet-malayalam-kattinji
Botanical name ----------Zingiber zerumbet

Malayalam name ----------Mala inchi ,Kattinji,Kattinikuva
Silk Cotton Tree
mullilavu-salmalia
Botanical name ----------Salmalia malabarica

Malayalam name ----------Mullilavau
Symplocos Bark

Botanical name ----------Symplocos racemosa

Malayalam name ----------Pachotti
Salep Orchid

Botanical name ----------Orchis latifolia

Malayalam name ----------Salamisri
Serpentina Root

Botanical name ----------Rauwolfia serpentina

Malayalam name ----------Chuvannavilpori
Solanum melongena
Vazhuthananga-solanum-melongena
Botanical name ----------Solanum melongena L

Malayalam name ----------Vazhuthananga
Sesbania grandiflora
Sesbania-grandiflora-Pers-agathi
Botanical name ----------Sesbania grandiflora Pers L

Malayalam name ----------Agathi
Sage leaved alangium
Sage-leaved-alangium
Botanical name ----------Alangium salviifolium

Malayalam name ----------Ankolam,Velithondi
Siris tree
Sage-leaved-alangium
Botanical name ----------Albizia lebbeck

Malayalam name ----------Vaka, Nenmeni vaka
Soap bark
Sesbania-grandiflora-Pers-agathi
Botanical name ----------Acacia intsia Willd

Malayalam name ----------Incha




 Tamarind
tamarind
Botanical name ----------Tamarindus indica

Malayalam name ----------Puly


turmeric
Botanical name ----------Curcuma longa

Malayalam name ---------- Manjal


thyme
Botanical name ----------Thymus

Malayalam name ----------Thottathulasi


Vasaka
Botanical name ----------Adhatoda vasica

Malayalam name ----------Adalodakam


valerian
Botanical name ----------Valeriana officinalis

Malayalam name ---------- Kalavala


Botanical name ----------Vitex negundo

Malayalam name ----------Karinochi
Vilati Amli

Botanical name ----------Garcinia cambogia

Malayalam name ----------Kodumpuli
Vaividang

Botanical name ----------Embelia ribes

Malayalam name ----------Vizhal
Vetiver

Botanical name ----------Vetiveria zizanioides

Malayalam name ----------Ramacham




watermelon
Botanical name ----------Citrullus lanatus


Botanical name ----------Withania somnifera

Malayalam name ----------Amukkuram
Woodfordia Fruticosa

Botanical name ----------Woodfordia fruticosa

Malayalam name ----------Thathiri pushpi


Botanical name ----------Bacopa Monniera

Malayalam name ----------Brahmi
Wild liquorice

Botanical name ----------Abrus precatorius

Malayalam name ----------Kunni
wild ribbed gourd

Botanical name ----------Luffa acutangula

Malayalam name ----------kattu peechinga











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