Ayurveda in very simple terms is the science of eight components. Practitioners of this ancient science reach a diagnosis by studying the five senses of the patient.
All of us use some or the other Ayurvedic herbs related to this science in our daily lives. It is an alternative medicine option that has come to the rescue of many, when all else has failed. A wave of awareness and going back to our roots and knowledge in the old books, has been noticed in the past few years that will hopefully, restore our age old treasures to their well deserved glory.
Also called as winter cherry, its literal meaning is ‘strength of a horse.’ This herb is most popularly known to promote energy and increasing stamina, without stimulation of the heart.
We all are aware of its antiseptic properties and have used it innumerable times over cuts and bruises. Commonly found in all Indian households, its properties are unmatched.
Tulsi is often grown as a houseplant in many Indian homes. We have been having Tulsi tea or Tulsi concoction in cold or cough since our childhood.
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Aloe Vera has been called the plant of immortality in old Egyptian scriptures. It has exceptional properties for nourishing the skin. In recent years, it is being used extensively in cosmetics.
The fruit has a unique flavor and unique traits. It’s visibly attractive too. Often called a super fruit, its use is very prevalent in all of South East Asia.
Neem is a majestic and worshipped tree found both in rural and urban India. It has medicinal properties that help treat skin infections. The herb is also believed to be effective in treating small pox.
Very bitter in taste, it is used as a base for many Ayurvedic medicines
Grapes have high nutritional value and are sometimes referred to as the healthiest of fruits. Resveratrol found in grapes has amazing medicinal benefits. It can be consumed orally or in the form of juice.