Ajowan

Ajowan

Ajowan {Trachyspermum ammi}   Ajowan or Indian celery seed balances Vata and Kapha.    Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Vata and Kapha, increases Pitta Taste – Pungent, bitter Energetics – heating Main Action: Enhances digestion,...
Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera {Aloe Barbadensis} Aloe Vera or Kumari is good for Pitta and Vata Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Pitta and Vata Taste – Sweet Energetics – Cooling Main Action: Bitter tonic, rejuvenative Other Uses: Applied locally for common...
Amala

Amala

Amla or Indian Gooseberry {Emblic officialis} Referred to in ayurveda as Amla, Amalaki, and Dhatri, Indian Gooseberry is good for all doshas, but it is especially good for pitta.  Amala is one of the key ingredients in Triphala.   Ayurvedic Characteristics and...
Ashwaghanda

Ashwaghanda

Ashwaghanda or Indian Ginseng {Withania Somnifera} In Ayurveda Indian Ginseng is called Ashwaghanda and it pacifies both vata and kapha doshas.   Ayurvedic Characteristics and Uses Effect on doshas – Decreases Vata and Kapha Taste  – Sweet, bitter, astringent...