Brahmi

Brahmi

Brahmi or Waterhyssop {Bacopa Monnieri} Brahmi or Waterhyssop or Bacopa and is good for Vata and Pitta Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balancing for Vata and also Pitta Taste – Bitter, astringent, sweet Energetics – Cooling Main Traditional Action:...
Bibhitaki

Bibhitaki

Bibhitaki or Belleric {Terminalia Belerica} Belleric Myrobalan is called Bibhitaki in Ayurveda and is good for Kapha.  Bibhitaki is also a key ingredient in an Ayurvedic herbal medicine called Triphala. Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balancing for...
Bala

Bala

Bala or Country mallow {Sida Cardifolia} Bala or Country mallow or Heart-leaf Sida Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balancing for Vata and Pitta Taste – Sweet Energetics – Cooling Main Action: Rejuvenative, nervine, and aphrodisiac Other Uses: Used...
Black Cardamom

Black Cardamom

Black Cardamom {Amomum subulatum}  Black or Indian Cardamom and balances Vata and Kapha doshas.   Ayurvedic Characteristics and Uses Effect on doshas – Balancing for all Vata and Kapha doshas Taste  –sour, bitter Energetics –heating Main Traditional Action –...