Red Chilli – Capsicum annuum Uses, Research, Remedies, Side Effects

Capsicum annuum is commonly known as red chilli or bell pepper. It is used for the treatment of joint pain, anorexia, lack of appetite, fever, obesity etc.  … [Continue reading]



Black Nightshade Solanum nigrum: Uses, Remedies, Research, Side Effects

Kakamachi Solanum nigrum is an Ayurvedic plant used for treating fever, opium poisoning, splenomegaly, diseases of the liver, rhodent bites, vitiligo, nausea, diseases of the oral cavity and headache.  … [Continue reading]

Akashavalli Cuscuta reflexa: Uses, Remedies, Research, Side Effects

Akashavalli- Cuscuta reflexa is a plant mentioned for the treatment for eye diseases, cough, asthma, diarrhea and indigestion.  … [Continue reading]



Akhuparni: Ipomea reniformis: Uses, Remedies, Research, Side Effects

Akhuparni Ipomea reniformis is an Ayurvedic plant used for the treatment of swelling, headache, facial palsy, intestinal worms, snake poisoning, diabetes and skin diseases.  … [Continue reading]

Ipomoea hederacea Kaladana: Uses, Remedies, Research, Side Effects

Kaladana or Ipomoea hederacea is an Ayurvedic plant used for the treatment of of skin diseases, fever, headache, worm infestation and for inducing purgation. It is called Krishnabeeja in Ayurved.  … [Continue reading]

Vruddhadaru Argyreia speciosa: Uses, Remedies, Research

Vruddhadaru- Argyreia speciosa is a plant mentioned for the treatment of swelling, rheumatoid arthritis, general debility, leucorrhea, oligospermia and diabetes.  … [Continue reading]

Trichodesma indicum: Benefits, Remedies, Research, Side Effects

Adhah pushpi- Trichodesma indicum is an Ayurvedic plant used for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, dysmenorrhea, snake poisoning and localized swelling.  … [Continue reading]

Gojihva Onosma bracteatum: Uses, Remedies, Research, Side Effects

Onosma bracteatum is an Ayurvedic plant used for the treatment of stomatitis, wound, jaundice, constipation, weakness of the cardiac muscles and rhinitis etc.  … [Continue reading]

4 Teakwood Remedies For Diabetes, Burns, Urinary Calculi

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Teakwood (Tectona grandis) is an age old classical herb of Ayurveda. This is known as Shaka in Ayurveda. The seeds, stem bark and tender leaves (buds) are the usable parts of this plant.  … [Continue reading]

8 Methi (Fenugreek) Remedies For Cholesterol, Diabetes, Gastritis

By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD Fenugreek (Methi) seeds (Trigonella foenum-graecum) are used in many dishes. It is appreciated due its important chemical constituents like vitamin C, niacin, potassium, lysine and L-tryptophan, steroidal saponins … [Continue reading]

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