Ayurveda or ayurvedic medicine is a system of traditional medicine native to India and a form of alternative medicine. In Sanskrit, words ayus, meaning "longevity", and veda, meaning "knowledge" or "science".
Lawsonia Inermis (Henna, Mehndi, Egyptian Privet)
Henna or Hina is a flowering plant, the sole species in the genus Lawsonia in the family Lythraceae...
Herbs > Lythraceae
Pali > India
Liquorice (Calamus, Mulethi, Sweet Liquorice)
The liquorice plant is a legume, native to southern Europe and parts of Asia. It is not related to Anise, Star Anise or Fennel, which are the source of superficially similar flavouring compounds.
Herbs > Papilionaceae
Lucknow > India
Moringa Oleifera (Muringa, Murunggi, Horse Radish Tree, Drumstick Tree, Sahijan)
Moringa oleifera, useful in paralysis, inflammations, fever, cough, cold, bronchitis, pectoral diseases, epilepsy, hysteria...
Herbs > Moringaceae
Kolkata > India
Plantago Ovata Husk (Psyllium Husk, Ispaghula, Fleam, Spogel Seeds, Isabgol)
Psyllium or Ispaghula is the common name used for several members of the plant genus Plantago whose seeds are used commercially for the production of mucilage.
Herbs > Plantaginaceae
Lahore > Pakistan
Hedychium (Hedichium, Sandharlika, Kapur kachri, Takhellei)
Hedychium spicatum is a smallish hardy ginger that grows to around 1 m, with green leaves and large orange and white flowers.
Herbs > Zingiberaceae
Janakpur > Nepal
Pterocarpus Marsupium (Indian Kino, Malabar Kino)
Pterocarpus marsupium, or the Indian Kino Tree is a medium to large, deciduous tree that can grow up to 30 metres tall.
Herbs > Fabaceae
Mangalore > India
Punica Granatum (Pomegranate, Anar)
Steeped in history and romance and almost in a class by itself, the pomegranate, Punica granatum L., belongs to the family Punicaceae which includes only one genus and two species.
Herbs > Puniacaceae
Tehran > Iran
Tribulus Terrestris (Gokshura)
Tribulus terrestris is a flowering plant in the family Zygophyllaceae, native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Old World in southern Europe.
Herbs > Zygophyllaceae
Rajasthan > India