Myrrh

Myrrh

  Myrrh {Commiphora myrrha or molmol} Myrrh also known as bola or bil Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Vata and Kapha, slightly increases Pitta Taste – Bitter, pungent, astringent Energetics – Heating Main Traditional Action:...
Marjoram

Marjoram

Marjoram {Origanum majorana}   Marjoram or sweet marjoram   Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Pacifies Vata and Kapha, and increases Pitta Taste – Pungent, bitter Energetics – Heating Main Traditional Action: Carminative, expectorant, liver tonic...
Marshmallow

Marshmallow

Marshmallow {Althaea officinalis} Marshmallow or Khatmi balances Vata and Pitta Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Good for Vata and Pitta, and slightly increases Kapha Taste –Sweet Energetics – Cooling Main Traditional Action: Expectorant, stomach...
Lodhra

Lodhra

Lodhra {symplocos racemos} Lodhra balances Pitta and Kapha Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Pitta and Kapha Taste –Astringent Energetics – Cooling Main Action: Menses inhibiting, uterus contracting, postparturam care Other Uses: Improves...