Patchouli

Patchouli

Patchouli {Pogostemon cablin or patchouli} Patchouli or Patchouly Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Vata and is also good for Pitta and Kapha Taste – Sweet, sour, pungent Energetics – Main Traditional Action: Diuretic, carminative, snake...
Pushkarmool

Pushkarmool

Pushkarmool {Inula racemosa} Pushkarmool or Indian elecampane or poharkarmul   Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Vata and Kapha Taste – bitter, pungent Energetics – Heating Main Traditional Action: Tonic for respiratory tract and heart Other...
Naggarmutha

Naggarmutha

Naggarmutha {Cyperus Scariosus} Naggarmutha or nagaramustaka or mustaka or umbrella’s edge or plava   Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Pitta and Kapha Taste – Bitter, astringent, pungent Energetics – Cooling Main Traditional Action:...
Prishnaparni

Prishnaparni

Prishnaparni {Uraria Picta} Prishnaparni or Dabra Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Pacifies Vata, Pitta, and Kapha Taste – Sweet, sour, pungent, bitter Energetics – Heating Main Traditional Action: Amapanchana, facilitates fracture healing Other...
Nagkeshar

Nagkeshar

Nagkeshar {Mesua ferrea} Nagkeshar or Ceylon Ironwood or Mesua balances Kapha Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Good for Kapha Taste –Bitter, pungent, astringent Energetics – Heating Main Traditional Action: Styptic, antihaemorrhoidal, digestive,...
Nirgundi

Nirgundi

Nirgundi  {Vitex negundo}   Nirgundi also know as Five-leaf Chaste Tree balances Vata and Kapha Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Good for pacifying Vata and Kapha Taste – Bitter, pungent, astringent Energetics – Heating Main Traditional Action:...