We are happy to share our knowledge of herbs that you can use, in your day to day life, to protect you and your family. Say hello to our herbal friends!
Ashwagandha, popularly known as Indian Ginseng (species Withania Somnifera) is gaining global popularity for its ability to reduce stress and adaptogenic properties. This herb also increases our inner sense of happiness and wellbeing.
This herb is found to be beneficial in neurodegenerative diseases, and in a number of other ways: It supports adrenal glands, reduces stress and anxiety, increases energy, stamina and endurance, boosts immunity and has potent anti-inflammatory properties. Ashwagandha is a good source of antioxidant and is a food for your muscles!
Shatavari (species Asparagus Racemosus) also known as “Queen of Herbs” has been used successfully since ancient times to nourish and rejuvenate the body. It has powerful effects on the mind as well, with good relaxation and anti depressant properties.
Shatavari is a blessing for women and helps to strengthen the female reproductive system, even resolving infertility related problems. This herb can be used during all three trimesters of pregnancy. And post delivery, it helps to increase the quality and quantity of milk.
It helps to decrease cholesterol levels in the blood and reduces lipid accumulation, which reduces the chance of heart attack. Its adaptogenic properties help to reduce physical and mental stress.
It effectively works on the gastrointestinal system to reduce gas formation and has a healing effect on gastric ulcers.
Brahmi (species Centella Asiatica), popularly known as “Herb of Grace”, is a natural memory booster. Brahmi is gaining global importance for its miraculous results in various formulations. It also shows good results when used as a single herb. Clinically Brahmi is used by Ayurvedic doctors to boost better cognition, reduce stress and anxiety, promote good sleep, and rejuvenate the brain. This herb has also shown good results in skin and hair ailments.
It is also a good antioxidant and an immunity booster. Brahmi is used in Senile Dementia, ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactive disorder), Insomnia, Anxiety, Depression, Epilepsy, Asthma. It is also seen showing good results in Psychosomatic health conditions like IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome).
Haridra (species Curcuma Longa), a popular herb used in the Indian kitchen as a spice also called Turmeric. Curcumin, one of the active ingredients of this herb, is gaining global importance because of its proven efficacy in building immunity. This is a powerful herb providing a plethora of health and healing properties like antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and immunomodulator.
It is effectively used in treatment of simple skin ailments to diseases as deadly as cancer. It is prescribed for Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis, scalp diseases like dandruff, respiratory diseases like chronic cough, and other allergic conditions.
Amalaki (species Emblica Officinalis), most commonly known as Indian gooseberry, is said to have five different tastes out of six which excludes salty. This rich herb is a treasure of health benefits to different systems of the body. Amalaki is beneficial for skin, eye, and hair health, due to high mineral and antioxidant levels promoting the growth of healthy cells. This wonderful Ayurvedic herb is a natural source of Vitamin C, and hence traditionally used in seasonal coughs, cold and influenzas. This herb is also used to maintain blood sugar levels, tone heart, liver, digestive system and as a rejuvenative herb.
This herb is most commonly used in Hyperacidity, peptic ulcers, constipation, stress, diabetes, hair fall, greying of hair, bleeding gums, as an immune booster or simply to rejuvenate the body. Amala is one the three fruits combined to form Triphala.