All that you need to know about black Cardamom

All that you need to know about black cardamom Black cardamom is termed as greater cardamom and in Sanskrit it is termed as Brihad ela. Its Botanical name is Amomum subulatum which is an herb mentioned in Ayurveda. It is very useful to treat any kind of pain, increase appetite, eradicate bad odor, treat nausea and skin disease. It is also known as puta in Sanskrit due to its pod like shape and size. Brihad ela or black cardamom is

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Ayurvedic Herb – Anjeer

Anjeera is the Sanskrit name of the herb and it is known as Fig in English. The Latin name of this herb is Ficus Carica. It is called as Anjeer in Hindi, Athi in Tamil and Anjeera in Kannada. Anjeera is a medium-sized tree. The leaves of Anjeera are soft on the under surface and round on the upper surface. The fruits grow at the root of the leaves and they are red in colour when they become ripe. The

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Cardamom and its Health benefits

Cardamom is one of the most commonly used item in the kitchen. It is mainly used in avoiding bad breath and imparting delicious flavor to the food. Cardamom due to its unique essence is used in food and drinks for imparting unique fragrance and flavor. Cardamom seeds and pods from the plant are used in various home remedies. Cardamom originally originated in India, Bhutan and Nepal but today it can be found in most tropical places in Asia like India,

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Indian Gooseberry -Ayurvedic health benefits

Phyllanthus emblica also known as Indian Gooseberry or Amla in Hindi is commonly found in India. Amla is basically a deciduous tree reaching to a maximum height of 18m. The leaves are quite simple looking and are pinned together just like pinnate leaves. The Amla tree is basically categorized into two types; these are the one that grows in the forest and the other one that’s grown in Indian villages. The trees in the forest bears fruits which are much

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Herbal Medicinal Plant – Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

Zingiber officinale is commonly known as Ginger. It is an underground stem herb that is most commonly used a spice and also for medicinal purposes. Plant Family – Zingiberaceae Botanical Name – Zingiber officinale Sanskrit – ardraka syn. = vishva, nagar, vishvabheshaj, katubhadra, vishvoushadha, sauparna, shringvera, katugranthi, mahaushadha, katushan English – Ginger Hindi – Adrak Malayalam/ Tamil – Engi About the Plant Ginger or ginger root is a perennial herb that is common in Asia. Ginger grows 1 meter tall with underground rhizomes. It has light green, thin

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Herbal Medicinal Plant –Shatavari (Asparagus Racemosus)

Asparagus Racemosus is a common species of asparagus that grows in regions like the Himalayas, Nepal, India and Srilanka. There are multiple uses of this plant. Due to surrounding getting destructed and deforestation, this plant is endangered in its natural environment. Asparagus Racemosus is a good source of calcium, minerals, zinc and B- complex vitamins. The estrogens in the plant do not produce negative side effects and this gentle herb helps to maintain a balanced life. Due to its immense medicinal properties, it is

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Herbal Medicinal Plant Bael– (Aegle Marmalos)

Herbal Medicinal Plant – Aegle Marmalos Aegle Marmalos is generally known as Bael, Bengal quince, wood apple, golden apple, stone apple, bili. This is a tree species native to India and present throughout Southeast Asia. Hindus consider this tree as sacred and its fruits are used for medicine and as food. Plant Family – Rutaceae Botanical Name – Aegle Marmalos Sanskrit – Bilv English – Bael Hindi – Bel or Sirphal Malayalam/Tamil – Koo-valam/Vilvam Kannada – Bilva About the Plant The Bael tree is considered sacred by Hindus and so you

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Herbal Medicinal Plant – Cashew (Anacardium Occidentale)

Anacardium Occidentale is commonly known as Cashew tree which is a tropical evergreen tree producing cashew nut and cashew apple. Cashew nut is used in most of the recipes as well as served as a snack. Cashew apple pulp is generally processed into sweet astringent fruit drink or distilled to form liquor. Plant Family – Anacardiacaea Botanical Name – Anacardium Occidentale Sanskrit – Agnikrita English – Cashew Hindi – Kaju Malayalam – Kasu mavu Kannada – Godambi, Geru Tamil – Mundiri, Andima About the Plant The Cashew tree which is a flowering tree,

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Amazing Health Benefits of Triphala

Ever imagined if it is possible to treat your body ailment with aid of natural source! What would you prefer? Treating illness with high dose chemical medicines which might have side effects OR care for your body and treat it by Ayurveda? Ayurveda is nothing but natural elements found in nature put in a form more easily consumable by us. Many people have found Ayurvedic treatments more beneficial than others. Ayurveda has given this world so many effectual medicines with

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Health Benefits of Black Pepper : Herbs

Black pepper is often termed as the “king of spices”. Black pepper has more health benefits than most people know about. It has the potential to make food most beneficial when used as a spice in various recipes. Black pepper is obtained from the pepper vine that usually grows in tropical climates. The fruits borne by these vines are known as peppercorns. These peppercorns when collected and ground to fine powder becomes black pepper powder. Black pepper as spice Black

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Bitter Gourd(Karela)- Sweeter Truth

Many don’t like the taste of Bitter Gourd(Karela) because of its extremely bitter taste. Children hate to have any curry in their plate made up of Bitter Gourd. But research says BitterGourd is many ways beneficial for the human. It has many vitamins and nutrients which help in building a healthy living. It is also known for its benefits in case of diabetics.This is also known to be helpful in Piles. Below are a few points which may help you

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