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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Psyllium Seed Husk is an effective intestinal cleanser

Psyllium Husk (Isabgol)

What is Psyllium Husk? Psyllium husk also known as isabgol (Hindi language) in India is derived from the covering of the seeds of Plantago herbal plant native to Asia. Psyllium seed husk have been found to be beneficial for treating a variety...
Sage Herb is useful in treatment of various ailments

Garden Sage

Know Garden Sage Garden sage (Salvia Officinalis) is an aromatic herbal shrub that has green leaves with a silvery touch. It is also known as gulsham in Hindi, neelamulli in Tamil, neelambaramu in Telugu & marameeah in Arabic. With a firm...
Dill Weed Herb is sniffed to cure hiccups

Dill Weed (Anethum Graveolens)

What is Dill Weed? Dill weed (Anethum graveolens) is a perennial shrub that contains compounds that fight bacterial & fungal infections. It is also an aromatic herb with seeds that are used as spice in food. Also known as soa in Hindi, sowa...
Dandelion Tea helps your body to get rid of excess water from the system

Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale)

What is Dandelion? Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale) is a medicinal herb that has been traditionally used since ancient times to cure a wide range of ailments. It is known as dudal & kanphul in Hindi, simhadanti in Telugu, pitachumki in Bengali,...
Cilantro Leaves have anti-inflammatory compounds

Cilantro

What is Cilantro? Cilantro is a delicate herbal plant that grows to about twenty inches tall.  It is freely used in culinary dishes as a flavoring agent, popular as a traditional herb and is well known for its antioxidant property. Cilantro...
Celery leaves are used in diabetes remedy

Celery

What is Celery? Celery (Apium graveolens) is a common grown plant with surprising medicinal qualities. Celery is bitter sour in taste & qualifies both as an herb and a vegetable. The soft green leaves, crisp stem and its bulbous roots are...
Uses of Camphor Oil include its effectiveness as a nasal decongestant

Camphor (Kapoor)

What is Camphor? Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora) or Kapoor as it is known in India is a transparent white crystalline solid that has a waxy texture. Camphor oil possesses a deeply penetrating & powerful aromatic odor. It is obtained as an...
Burdock Oil is used as scalp remedy

Burdock

What is Burdock Herb? Used for treating many ailments, burdock has been traditionally used as a medicine since ancient times. Burdock root is used as a vegetable in many parts of Asia. Burdock is useful for a wide range of disease treatments...
Benefits of Borage include its use as fever & bronchitis remedy

Borage (Starflower)

What is Borage Herb? Borage is a health herb with a height of two to three feet. It is used as a vegetable & in salads for its cucumber like taste. The flowers are star shaped with sky blue color and aptly called as starflower. Its stems...
Ashwagandha (Winter Cherry) Benefits us as a rejuvenating herb

Ashwagandha (Winter Cherry)

What is Ashwagandha? Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera) or winter cherry holds high importance in Indian aryurvedic (herbal, natural) medicine. It is an erect shrub that is one to five feet in length and commonly grows wild throughout many parts...