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...
Sweet Basil

Sweet Basil

Sweet Basil {Ocimum basilicum}   Sweet Basil also know as Common Basil but not to be confused with Holy Basil or Wild Basil   Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Vata and Kapha, increases Pitta Taste – Pungent, bitter Energetics – Heating Main...
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...
Cubeb

Cubeb

Cubeb {Piper chaba} Cubeb or chab or avya or gaja pippali Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Vata and Kapha Taste – Pungent Energetics – Heating Main Traditional Action: Digestive Other Traditional Uses: Help treats haemorrhoid, worms, cough...
Rasna

Rasna

Rasna {Pluchea lacneolata} Rasna or Marmandi   Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Kapha Taste – Bitter Energetics – Heating Main Traditional Action: Purgative Other Traditional Uses: Help treats conditions like neuritis, sciatica and chronic...
bada Gokshura

bada Gokshura

bada (large) Gokshura {Pedalium Murex} bada (large) Gokshura or large caltrops or puncture vine or sthulagokshurah   Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses Effect on doshas – Balances Vata and Pitta Taste – Sweet Energetics – Cooling Main Traditional Action: Diuretic,...