Sarja – Vateria indica Uses, Dose, Research, Side Effects

Sarja -Vateria indica resin is used in treating infected wounds, diarrhea, earache, intestinal worms etc. The gum resin is used as base to prepare sticks used for herbal smoking in Ayurveda.  [Continue reading]

Tamala – Garcinia morella Uses, Dose, Research

Garcinia morella uses

Tamala - Garcinia morella is used in the treatment of dysentery, gastritis, fatigue, boils, burning sensation, dizziness etc. It is an excellent anti inflammatory herb, also used in Homeopathy.  … [Continue reading]

Surapunnaga – Uses, Side Effects

Surapunnaga is explained with similar qualities as Punnaga - Calophyllum inophyllum. It is botanically identified as - Ochrocarpus longifolius (Mammea suriga) or Mammea longifolia. … [Continue reading]

Punnaga – Calophyllum inophyllum Uses, Research, Side Effects

Alexandrian laurel

Alexandrian Laurel - Calophyllum inophyllum, a source for bio-diesel is used in treating skin disorders, diarrhea, osteo arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Kapha and Pitta imbalance disorders and more. Its  … [Continue reading]

Flacourtia indica – Governor’s plum Uses, Dose, Research


Vikankata - Flacourtia indica is a recent inclusion to Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia. It is widely used in treating liver disorders, has anti malarial, anti bacterial and anti cancer potential.  … [Continue reading]

Vanapsa – Viola odorata Uses, Research, Side Effects

Viola odorata uses

Banapsa - Viola odorata is used in treating cough, asthma, fever with burning sensation, bodyache etc. It is used as an ingredient in many herbal cough syrups. One of its chemical components - Cycloviolacin O2 has anti-cancer potential. … [Continue reading]

Morning Sickness: Ayurvedic Treatment, Home Remedies

morning sickness

In Ayurveda, Morning sickness is called Garbhini Charddi. Garbhini means pregnant lady and charddi means vomiting. Morning sickness is the common term used for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP). It is also called nausea gravidarum, emesis … [Continue reading]

Kareera – Capparis decidua Uses, Dose, Research, Side Effects

Capparis decidua medicinal uses

Kareera - Capparis decidua is a very well known anti oxidant herb, useful in diabetes, non healing wounds, parasitic worms, anorexia, asthma, cough, swelling etc.  … [Continue reading]

Perimenopause Symptoms, Ayurvedic Treatment, Lifestyle Tips

perimenopause symptoms

Menopause means the cessation of menstrual periods. It is a natural phenomenon in all women. Perimenopause period is in around menopause. It usually starts at 40 and may last for 4 - 10 years. Perimenopausal period may vary depending on hereditary … [Continue reading]

Himsra – Capparis sepiaria Uses, Side Effect, Research

Himsra - Capparis sepiaria

Himsra - Capparis sepiaria is used as an ingredient in many Ayurvedic oils and other medicines. It is indicated in digestive disorders, anorexia, asthma, cold, edema, abscess etc.  … [Continue reading]