Thursday, August 21, 2008

Amukkuram(Aswaganda) indian Viagra

Botanica Name :Withania somnifera (Linn.) Dunal.
Family : Solanaceae

It grows as a stout shrub that reaches a height of 150-170cm. It includes in the family of tomato, flowers are greenish yellow,berry like fruits.

It used for nerve weakness, impotency, and arthritis. It has been also used for sexual vitality. Boil Fresh roots of Amukkuram in milk is known as Indian viagra.

Saturday, August 16, 2008

KASTHURIMANJAL( Curcuma aromatica) for Acne Pinmple and Skin Diseases

Botanical Name : Curcuma aromatica
Family : Zingiberaceae

known as vanharidra in Sanskrit jangali-haldi in Hindi and kasthurimanjal in Malayalam .

It used for making cosmetics and used for the cure of chronic skin diseases caused by impure blood and acne . The mixture of aromatica powder and Honey is very useful for acne. It is used as appetizer and tonic to women after childbirth. It is also useful against high fever and worm infestation.

Friday, August 15, 2008

Indigo ( Neelayamari) for Hair tonic

Botanical Name : Indigofera tinctoria

Family : Fabaceae

Nilayamari is a reputed drug for the promotion of hair growth. Due to antitoxic property it is also a good remedy for poisons.
Leaves are important in medicine and form a major ingredient of preparations like 'Nilibhringadi oil'.

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Ashoka Tree (Sorrowless Tree) for menstrual disorders

Botanical Name : Saraca Indica or Jonesia Ashok
Family : Caesalpaeniaceae
The Lord Buddha was born under this tree in Lumbini. This Tree is being dedicated to Kamadeva the God of Love. This tree is also mentioned in Ramayana.

It is used for the treatment of women in ayurveda. Ayurveda medicine Ashokarishta is very good for menstrual disorders. It also used for making ayurvedic hair oils and baby oils.

Neem Tree (Veppu)

Botanical Name : Azadirachta indica
Family : Meliaceae
Seeds , leaves, flowers and bark of this tree are used for medical preparations.
It is used for preparing Cosmetics, bio-fertilizers, bio-insecticides, it is used for skin care and acne treatment in ayurveda. Its oil is a very good bio-insecticides and also used for treatments veterinary .

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Thulasi (Ocimum sanctum)

Botanical Name : Ocimum sanctum
Family :

Commonly Available All over Kerala. Lot of verities are available. KrishnaThulasi, RamaThulasi, KarpooraThulasi are common. But KrishnaThulasi is most popular.

Welcome to Kerala Medicinal Plants World

Everything you need for your health is available in Nature. Try to find it and preserve it for future. Aim of my site is to introduce some medicinal plants commonly available used in Ayurveda system of medicine.