bada Gokshura

bada Gokshura

bada (large) Gokshura {Pedalium Murex} bada (large) Gokshura or large caltrops or puncture vine or sthulagokshurah   Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Vata and Pitta Taste – Sweet Energetics – Cooling Main Traditional Action: Diuretic,...
Gorakhmundi

Gorakhmundi

Gorakhmundi {Sphaeranthus indicus} Gorakhmundi or Indian sphaeranthus Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Vata and Kapha Taste – Pungent, sweet, bitter, astringent Energetics – Heating Main Traditional Action: Anti-rheumatic, headache and...
Gambhari

Gambhari

Gambhari {Gmelina arborea}   Gambhari or Malay Bush Beech   Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Pacifies Vata, Pitta, and Kapha Taste – Bitter, astringent Energetics – Heating Main Traditional Action: Reduces inflammation and fever, rasayana, and...
Galangal

Galangal

Galangal {Alpinia galanga} Galangal or Rashna or Blue Ginger or Greater Galangal Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Good for Vata and Kapha Taste –Pungent, bitter Energetics – Heating Main Traditional Action: Digestive, reducing blood pressure and...
Gokshura

Gokshura

Gokshura {Tribulus terrestris} Gokshura or Bindii or Caltrop Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Good for pacifying Vata Taste – Sweet Energetics – Cooling Main Traditional Action: Diuretic, supports shukra dhatu and formation of soma, good for the...
Gotukola

Gotukola

  Gotukola{Centella Asiatica} Gotukola or Indian Pennywort also called Brahmi balances Vata,  Pitta, and Kapha, Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances all three doshas Taste –Bitter (astringent aftertaste) Energetics – Cooling Main Action:...