Haldi (Turmeric) has been used in India since ages not only as a common household spice but also as a curative herb. It is well documented by ancient ayurvedic texts and supported by a large number of scientific studies. …(More About Haldi)
Ever since its discovery, ginger has proven to be very useful in many senses. It is an ingredient in countless recipes, but has also been used for centuries for its medicinal and antifungal properties.. …(More About Ginger)
Garlic is one of the best kept medicinal treasures of the past era – it has been used as an antibiotic to treat bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections for the last 7,000 years. (more about Garlic)
Easy to grow and widely found in the Indian subcontinent, not only is tulsi a revered, holy plant in Hinduism; it also finds its place in the ancient science of Ayurveda. …(More About Tulsi)
The rose is a type of flowering shrub. Its name comes from the Latin word Rosa. The
flowers of the rose grow in many different colors….(More about our Roses)
Aloe vera, or ghrita kumara in Sanskrit, is a member of the lily family and is very cactus-like in its characteristics. In the Atharva Veda, the Aloe Vera plant retains an important place among the sacred plants, where it is named “the silent healer“.
The scientific name for marigolds is Tagetes patula. Marigolds are an annual, herb plant that develops maroon, orange, red, mixed and cream-colored flowers and belongs to the Compositae family of plants. (More about our marigolds)
Mint plants contain an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent called rosmarinic acid which has been studied for its effectiveness in relieving seasonal allergy symptoms, revealing a promising natural treatment. (more about Pudina)
Brahmi is the name derived from the Lord Brahma. It is said that the use of Brahmi for the memory goes back 3000 years or more in India. Brahmi represents the creative energy of this earth. (more about Brahmi)
Nirgundi – Vitex negundo is a very good muscle relaxant, pain relieving, anti mosquito, anti anxiety, anti asthma and so on, herb of Ayurveda. There are very less herbs as multi-talented and as versatile as Nirgundi is. (more about Nirgundi)
It is a sacred tree mentioned in Hindu mythology. Mythology says Bhagwan Shri Krishna brought this tree from heaven for his beloved wife Satyabhama. It is mentioned as Kalpavriksh or wishing tree, which came out of ocean during Samudra manthan. It is a divine tree with numerous medicinal uses. (more about Harshringar)
(Botanical name: Medicago sativa L.). Alfalfa is primarily grown in our farms for animal feed along with Vetiver and other grasses have taken roots.
Late summer can be an excellent time to establish alfalfa and can result in excellent and productive stands next spring.
Sindur is an essential part of Indian culture. Its seeds are processed to obtain red or orange pigments as dye for the food and cosmetic industries.
Botanical Name is Withania somnifera, known commonly as ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry. It is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family. Ashwagandha is one of the most powerful herbs in Ayurvedic healing.
Safed musli ( botanical name Chlorophytum tuberosum) is a herb commonly found in some patches of forest areas of whole of India. This is used in Ayurvedic medicines for strength and vigour, is a rich source of over 25 alkaloids.
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Shikakai is a commonly used herb that has many remedial qualities. It is popularly referred as “fruit for the hair”. (More about Shikakai)
White Champa serves a dual purpose of a medicinal plant. For its medicative value, White Champa is highly admired by the elite of Ayurveda. (more about Champa)
Golden Champa is a very useful agro-forestry tree. It is known to fix the atmospheric nitrogen in soil. Its leaves provide very useful mulch, and its flower has great value. (more about Swarn Champa)
Kamal, Padma, or Lotus is the national flower of India. It is the most sacred plant in Hinduism. It is sacred to the goddess of prosperity, Devi Lakshmi. Lord Brahma, who is God of creation, sits on a lotus flower emerging from the navel of Lord Vishnu.
Sage, meaning ‘to save’ is a herb, which is a member of the mint family and has many of the healing properties of its sisters. Sage is a boon in conditions like indigestion, gas, depression and menopausal problems, owing to the nutrients in it…(More about Sage)
Basil is used in both its fresh and dried forms. Sweet basil is the type most commonly used in cooking; it is balancing for Vata and Kapha. Holy basil is more therapeutic and is used in many Ayurveda products. Dried basil is aromatic and is used to flavor soups and stews…(More about Basil)
This herb is a sweet scented shrub which grows up to two meters high. In ancient times, it is regarded as the herb for remembrance. It also symbolizes loyalty, love and immortality. This herb is also used in aromatherapy. Thyme is an aromatic perennial herbaceous plant. It has been used over centuries as a remedy for many ailments from epilepsy to melancholy…(More about Rosemary & Thyme)
Coriander seeds and leaves are part of Indian culinary since ages. It is used for therapeutic purposes as well. It is also famous by the name Cilantro seeds…(More about Dhania)
Other Wild Plants that are of utility and value: