Showing posts with label AYURVEDA. Show all posts
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Friday, June 10, 2011

Monday, August 02, 2010

COSTUS PICTUS























The Costus pictus is valued mainly for its tonic, stimulant  properties. It is said to be aphrodisiac and to be able to prevent the hair turning grey

SARCOSTEMMA ACIDUM

Friday, July 30, 2010

ARISTOLOCHIA BRACTEATA






















used for treatment of skin diseases, ulcers, eczema

NAREGAMIA ALATA







Common name: Goanese Ipecac, Goanese ipecacuanh • Hindi: पित्तमारी pitmari, तीनपर्णी tinparni • Malayalam: നിലനാരകം nilanarakam

Thursday, July 22, 2010

TRICHOSANTHES CUCURMERINA












 abortifacient, anthelmintic, emetic and purgative.
Fruit is purgative and emetic.
Root is cathartic, aperient.

OCIMUM GRATISIMUM

MINT THULASI

MIMUSOPS ELENGI





















evergreen tree with 50 feet in height. The bark is dark grey in color. The wood inside the bark is hard and heavy and it is reddish grey on the outside and dark red on the inside.

NILAPPANA












Tuberous roots are used for skin troubles . Considered demulcent , diuretic and tonic . In combination with aromatics and bitters it is used for piles , diarrhoea , jaundice and asthma .

Monday, October 26, 2009

MALATHANGI



Malathangi pacha (Cissampelos pareira) is a woody wine found in the forest regions of Kerala.
It is used in different Ayurvedic medicines. The roots are diuretic and purgative. It is used in the treatment of different conditions ranging from back pains to Parkinson’s disease.
Cissampelos pariera belongs to the family Meispemaceae.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

MALLOTUS PHILIPPINENSIS


















medicinal plant
leaves are bitter, cooling and appetizer. Fruit is heating, Purgative, anthelmintic, vulnerary, detergent, maturant, carminative, alexiteric and useful in treatment of bronchitis, abdominal diseases
A source of Kamala dye which is used in colouring silk and wool.
As anti-oxidant for ghee and vegetable oils.
Oil is used as hair-fixer and added in ointment.
Seed oil is used in paints and varnishes.
Seed cake is used as manure.
Wood pulp is suitable for writing and printing paper.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

ROUWOLFIA SERPENTINA

















Medicinal plant used in modern medicine and ayurveda.also used in homoeopathy,unani and siddha.
It helps to reduce blood pressure, depresses activity of central nervous system and acts as a hypnotic

ABRUS PRECATORIUS























Medicinal plant.used in ayurveda and homoeopathy.
Local names of the plant--Chunhali, Kunch (Bengali); Chanothi, Gunja (Gujarati); Ganchi, Gunchi, Rati (Hindi); Ganji, Gul-Ganju, Guluganji, Madhuka (Karnataka); Kunni, Kunnikuru (Malayalam); Chanoti, Gunchi, Gunja (Marathi); Gundumani, Kuntumani (Tamil); Guruginia, Guruvenda (Telugu); Gunja, Runji (Oriya) Liluwani, Raturmani (Assam); Labrigunchi, Ratak (Punjab).


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