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Musali – Asparagus adscendens

Musali Asparagus adscendens is a medicinal plant. It is known by different names in Ayurveda, such as – Talamuli, Musali, Chamara Musali etc. Musali Asparagus adscendens is known for its aphrodisiac property which enhances sexual power. The Ayurvedic classics mention two varieties of Musali viz. Shweta (white) and Krishna (black). The word Musali alone denotes the white variety,…

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Patranga – Caesalpinia sappan

Introduction of Patranga Caesalpinia sappan Patranga Caesalpinia sappan is a medicinal plant. It is used in various diseases related to mouth, menorrhagia and other menstrual problems, burning sensantion and skin diseases. The recent researches found that Patranga Caesalpinia sappan shows analgesic, anti-diabetic and antibacterial effects. Botanical Name of Patranga is Patranga Caesalpinia sappan Linn. Family Name of Patranga is Caesalpinaceae. Literary…

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Kasamarda – Cassia occidentalis

Introduction of Kasamarda Cassia occidentalis  Kasamarda Cassia occidentalis is a medicinal plant mainly used in respiratory problems like cough, asthma, bronchitis etc. As the word Kasa refers to cough, and marda to end or to cure in Ayurveda, Kasamarda Cassia occidentalisis hence a drug of choice for all types of cough. Botanical Name of Kasamarda is Cassia…

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Tintidika – Rhus parviflora

Introduction of Tintidika Rhus parviflora –  Tintidika Rhus parviflora is a medicinal plant used in anorexia, heart diseases, musculo-skeletal diseases etc. It is used externally or internally. Botanical name of Tintidika is Rhus parviflora. Family name of Tintidika is Anacardiaceae. (Image source – tasteofnepal.blogspot.in)   Vernacular Names (Names in different languages) of Tintidika Rhus parviflora –  Tintidika…

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Eranda – Ricinus communis

Introduction of Eranda – Ricinus communis –  Botanical Name of Eranda is Ricinus communis. Family name of Eranda is Euphorbiaceae. Eranda is commonly found medicinal with wide use as purgative/ laxative and for Vata disorders (neuro-muscular). The root, leaves, flowers, root bark and seeds, almost whole plant is useful for curing many ailments. Eranda is a ever green…

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