Botanical Name : Aegle Marmelos
Eng. : Bael tree, Holy fruit tree
Other English Names: Stone apple, Bengal quince
Hindi : Bel, Sirphal
Bael tree is held sacred by the Hindus. The history of this tree has been traced to Vedic period (2000 B.C. -800 B.C.).
Distribution: Throughout India, in dry forests, also cultivated
The plant: A medium-sized, deciduous tree, having strong axillary thorns. Leaves trifoliate, [...]
People have been using herbal medicines for thousands of years to meet their health needs. Self treatment is suit the primary use of herbs today, even though enlightened clinics and practitioners are beginning to incorporate herbal remedies as complementary medicines.
Hemidesmus Indicus (Anantmool) is a perennial climber found throughout India, and more commonly in the eastern and southern parts of India, up to an elevation of 900 m. The leaves and roots, with emetic, expectorant, and antidyscntric properties, are considered a substitute for ipecacuanha. The use of the plant was initially regional, confined only to areas where the plant grows. Later, interest in [...]
Neem has been used in a varietyi of ways both for personal and community health. Neem leaves, fruits, flowers and Bark contains antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, antinflammatory and also acts as a contraceptive agent. Our indigenous knowledge and resources are made use of on an increasing scale as low-cost, effective ingredients for the realization of the lofty goal of ‘Health for all’. [...]
Alfalfa is a rich source of vitamin A, B, D, E and G.juice
Alfalfa is one of the most nutritionally versatile herbs yet discovered. It is a leguminous herb which grows up to 50 cm. in height. It has rich, green alternate leaves and purplish flowers. The herb adapts itself to widely varying conditions of soil and climate.
The botanical name of alfalfa is medicago satina. It is a native of Europe. It [...]
Tulsi is regarded as a bind of “elixir of life” and is believed to promote longevity. It has been traditionally used by Hindus and now others, for its diverse healing properties.
The Tulsi or Holy tulsi (Osimum sanctum) is an important symbol in many Hindu religious traditions. The name “tulsi” means “the incomparable one”. Tulsi is a venerated plant and devotees [...]
January 14, 2009 in Therapies
Wheat-Grass Juice Therapy, though coming in global notice not many decades ago, its efficacy was known to mankind millennia ago when man lived like beasts. Whenever hurt, they would apply a sort of grass juice to their wounds. This practice is still prevalent among the aboriginals. What is that especial element in that grass that works wonders. The research pointed it towards chlorophyll for apparent [...]