Tamalaki

Tamalaki

Tamalaki {Phyllanthus fraternus or niruri}   Tamalaki also know as Bhumyamalaki or niruri or jamgli   Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Pitta and also good for Kapha Taste – Bitter, sweet, astringent Energetics – Cooling Main Traditional...
Violet

Violet

Violet {Viola odorata}   Violet or sweet violet or nilapushpa   Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Pitta mainly and also Vata Taste – Sweet, bitter Energetics – Cooling Main Traditional Action: Expectorant, blood pressure lowering Other...
Vetiver

Vetiver

Vetiver {Chrysopogon or Vetiveria zizanioides} Vetiver or Khus or Khas Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Pacifies Vata and increases Pitta and Kapha Taste –Bitter, sweet Energetics – Cooling Main Traditional Action: Reducing haemorrhaging, amapachana...
Vidanga

Vidanga

  Vidanga {Embelia ribes} Vidanga balances Vata and Kapha Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Good for pacifying Vata and Kapha Taste – Pungent, bitter Energetics – Heating Main Traditional Action: Rasayana, anthelmintic Other Traditional Uses:...
Vidari Kanda

Vidari Kanda

Vidari  Kanda  {Ipomoea digitata} Vidari Kanda also know as giant potatoe balances Vata Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Good for pacifying Vata Taste – Sweet, astringent, bitter Energetics – Cooling Main Traditional Action: General tonic, good for...