Sandalwood

Sandalwood

Sandalwood tree (santalum alba) Sandalwood or white sandalwood or chandana   Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Pitta and Kapha Taste – Bitter, sweet Energetics – Cooling Main Traditional Action: Cooling to body, skin   Other Traditional...
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...