Medicinal Plants

Amazing benefits of Mandukaparni

Named after one of the highest states of consciousness (Brahman or God consciousness), Brahmi/ Mandukaparni is one of the most powerful brain tonics in the Ayurveda.
The leaf of the plant resembles the cerebellum and is traditionally used to promote memory and intelligence and to relax the central nervous system.
Gotu Kola is said to develop the crown chakra, the energy center at the top of the head and to balance the right and left hemispheres of the brain, which the leaf is said to resemble.

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Health Benefits of Neem

Neem Tree has been described in Ayurveda’s prime text, the Charaka Samhita, as sarva roga nivarini (that which keeps all diseases at bay) or arishtha (reliever of disease). The neem tree extracts have been used in the Ayurvedic tradition for thousands of years for maintaining health and overall well-being. The roots, bark, gum, leaves, fruit, seed kernels and seed oil are all used in therapeutic preparations for both internal and topical use.

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Hibiscus Health Benefits

‘A thing of beauty is a joy forever’ said John Keats. Flowers not only gives happiness and joy to the senses, but also health to the body. What most of us are unaware of, is that they give to our health in many ways.

As roses, Hibiscus flowers are also found in different colours. They lacks fragrance but are very beautiful. Due to its natural beauty, elegance, bell-shaped structure and charming look; these plants are grown in pots in houses, temples, parks, gardens and many other places.

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Garlic: Health Benefits

As this proverb is very common that “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away”.
In the same manner, “A single bulb of garlic a day, keep diseases away”.

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Amazing Benefits of The Queen of herbs, Tulsi

Holy Basil/ Tulsi, the “queen of herbs” is the most sacred of all the herbs found in India! This sacred plant is found in almost every Indian household. Tulsi has been used in India for around 5000 years and is acclaimed for its healing properties of the mind, body and spirit. Tulsi has been widely popular in South Asian countries for many centuries and now is also gaining popularity in the West.

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Betel Leaves: Benefits

It is a habit of many Indians to eat Betel Nut after a meal or more so now as an addiction to many. Betel Leaves are the store house of many medicinal properties and is recommended by many Ayurveda Practitioners.

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