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Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Guduchi-Giloy-Tinospora Cardifolia

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Guduchi - Tinospora Cardifolia

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Guduchi – Tinospora Cardifolia

Guduchi which is also known as Giloy in Hindi has a botanical name called Tinospora Cardifolia belongs to the family of Menispermaceae. It is grouped into climber species which is found and abundantly available in the tropical regions of India, Srilanka, and Myanmar. The herb has yellow coloured and heart shaped flowers and leaves respectively. Guduchi is characterized with round fruits that turn red when they are ripe for harvest.

Guduchi has been praised all over the world by herbal healers for its adaptogenic properties that enhance body resistance, fatigue, anxiety, and reduce stress. This herbal contains essential constituents such as cardifoliside, giloin, diterpene, berberine, and tinosporone.

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Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Black Musli

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Black Musli

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Black Musli

Black Musli is also known as Curculigoorchioides, and it hails from temperate regions of India, specifically Deccan plateau and Chota-Nagapur plateau. It is an herb belonging to Hypoxidaceae family.

Ayurveda has explained the medicinal properties of Black Musli in detail in many of its text. The Unani system of medicine has made this herb one of the major ingredients of most of their medicinal preparations.

The rhizome has been found widely useful for many medicinal purposes because of its unique properties. Black Musli is an important herb in the ancient China, widely used for herbal preparations.

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Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Ashwagandha – Indian Ginseng

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Ashwagandha - Indian Ginseng

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Ashwagandha – Indian Ginseng

Ashwagandha which is popularly known as Indian Winter Cherry is a shrub that belongs to the family of Solanace. Its botanical name is WithaniaSomnifera and is usually grown in Himalayas, Gujarat, Punjab, MP, and in the western India.

Ashwagandha is named after its roots that have horse odor (meaning – Horse = Ashwa and Odor = gandha). Due to its leaves which have pig ear resemblance, Ashwagandha is also called “Varahakarni”.

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Ayurveda Medicinal properties of Vibhitaki (bibhitaki) – Terminalia Bellirica

Ayurveda Medicinal properties of Vibhitaki (bibhitaki) - Terminalia Bellirica

Ayurveda Medicinal properties of Vibhitaki (bibhitaki) – Terminalia Bellirica

Vibhitaki is also known as Bibhitaki and its botanical name is Terminalia Bellirica. It is one of the major Ayurvedic healthy fruits referred to as triphala apart from Haritaki (Terminal Chebula) and Amla (Emblica Officinalis).

Vibhitaki is equipped with many medicinal properties used in treating many diseases. It grows in every region of India to a height of about 60 – 80 feet with large leaves which are about 15 cm long. It has white or pale yellow colour flowers.

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