Ayurvedic & Medicinal Plants Used For Treatment
Plants have been used as medicines for thousands of years.
This term MEDICINAL & AYURVEDIC PLANTS includes various plants which are used for the treatment and used in herbal medicine. HERBOLOGY is the study which tells about the study of plants and the uses of plants in different disease.
This time we are living in modern and fast moving world but we are having not so much connection with nature and not getting benefit from nature. Nature is very wide and give lot of benefit to life. Even in current time maximum time we try to make lot of changes in nature that affect the life. By making small changes in life with the help of ayurveda we can improve life style and serves quality of life. so that the value of ayurveda is very important in current life and it maintain the clarity, prosperity in life. Ayurveda is bringing us close to nature, cures, energetic, positivity, power to treat disease, detoxification and keep health, improve lifestyle without any side effects.
If any one want to understand the nature and ayurveda ( herbal ) . that person should have to spend time with plants and understand the value and uses of plants or herbs. each plant or herb has more than one specific qualities to cure and prevent disease. lot of medicinal plant present in nature like Tulsi, Pepper, Aloe vera, Turmeric, Elaichi, Ginger, Turmeric, Neem etc. These are some plants which are widely used as ayurvedic home remedies and helpful in cure the infections and disease. These natural products have high therapeutic value, non toxic in nature and have rich source of nutrients, anti bacterial, anti allergic, ,strength, and antioxidant properties. Medicinal plants are the best aid for the treatment , cure and prevention.
Ayurvedic or herbal medicinal plants has a strong ground for treatment of life due to safety , non toxic and no side effect. Due to the natural nature of these plants they have more advantages and more capacity to cure disease in comparison to synthetic and chemically medicines. The ayurvedic or medicinal plant treat the root of disease. So, that they give benefit to life and provide healthy body for long life. Most of these plants available in our nearby or in surrounding. Some people crop these plants in home or in fields. These plants not use only for treating disease or curing disease but these plants also used for other purpose like natural dyes, pest control, tea, moisturiser, spices, formulation of food items, preservatives, perfumes, flavouring agents etc.
Day by day the use of these plants and herbs are increasing. Now it is proved in world by various researches that natural and herbal plants are safe, helpful in daily life and improves the quality of life in comparison to chemically treated products. Now human is more attracted and adopting ayurvedic and herbal plants because they knows the effect of chemicals on the life. So, that the human uses these type of plants widely.
Ayurvedic And Medicinal Plants & Their Uses For Treatment
|Hindi Name||English Name||Botanical Name||Uses|
|Adusa/Vasaka||Malabar Nut||Adhatoda vasica Nees Pennel||Cough, Asthma, Bronchitis|
|Ananas||Pineapple||Ananas comosus Pennel||Sore Throat, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity|
|Babool||Indian Gum||Acacia arabica Willd Pennel||Oral Care, Bleeding Gums, Wounds|
|Brahmi||Thyme leafed gratiola||Bacopa monniera Pennell||Enhances Memory, Anxiety|
|Dhaniya||Coriander||Coriandrum sativum Linn Pennel||Indigestion, Flatulence, Controls Spasmodic Pain|
|Kalmegh||Kalmegh||Andrographis paniculata Pennel||Indigestion, Acne, Diarrhea|
|Lashun||Garlic||Allium sativum Pennel||Ringworm, Dysentery, Wounds|
|Nagarmotha||Nut Grass||Cyperus rotundus Linn Pennel||Fever, Diabetes, Solar Dermatitis|
|Punarnava||Spreading Hogweed||Boerhaavia diffusa Linn Pennel||Anemia, Liver Diseases, Wounds|
|Shalparni||Shal Leafed Bush||Desmodium gangetium DC Pennel||Analgesic, Anti-Inflammatory|
|Tulsi||Holy Basil||Ocimum sactum Linn Pennel||Indigestion, Heart Diseases, Respiratory Diseases|
|Vridhadaru||Elephant Creeper||Argyreia speciosa Sweet Pennell||Diabetes, Skin Diseases, Wounds|
|Agarkasth||Eagle Wood||Aquilaria agallocha Roxb Pennel||Bed-Wetting, Incompetency of Urinary Bladder|
|Ankol||Sage leaf alangium||Alangium salvifolium Pennel||Snakebite, Scorpion Bite, Dog Bite|
|Badi Elaichi||Greater Cardamom||Amomum subulatum Pennel||Bronchitis, Asthma, Appetizer, Digestant|
|Chirchita||Prickly chaff flower||Achyranthes aspera Pennel||Indigestion, Cough, Asthma, Anemia, Jaundice|
|Elaichi||Lesser Cardamom||Elettaria cardamomum Maton Pennel||Nausea, Vomiting, Dry Cough|
|Kanghi||Country Mallow||Abutilon indicum Pennel||Facial Paralysis, Joint Disorders, Increases Strength|
|Malkagini||Staff Tree||Celastrus paniculatus Willd Pennel||Muscle Cramps, Backache, Osteoarthritis, Paralysis|
|Neem||Margosa Tree||Azadirachta Indica A. Juss Pennel||Leprosy, Eye Disorders, Bloody Nose, Intestinal Worms|
|Pyaj||Onion||Allium cepa Linn Pennel||Prostate Cancer, Esophageal, Stomach Cancer|
|Shatavari||Asparagus||Asparagus racemosus Willd Pennel||Infertility, Loss Of Libido, Threatened Miscarriage|
|Ulatkambal||Devil’s Cotton||Abroma augusta Pennel||Gynaecological Problems, Irregularity In Periods|
|Yavasa||Camel Thorn||Alhagi camelorum Pennel||Rheumatism, Vomiting, Stomachache, Constipation|
|Akarkara||Pellitory||Anacyclus pyrethrum Pennel||Toothache, Dryness Of The Mouth, Throat, Catarrh|
|Ashgandh||Winter Cherry||Withania somnifera Dunal Pennel||Stress Tolerance, Immunity, Joint Pains, Skin Sores|
|Bael||Bengal Quince||Aegle marmelos Corr. Pennel||Dysentery And Diabetes, Sunstrokes, Anti-Cancer|
|Chitvan||Leadwort||Plumbago zeylanica Linn Pennel||Arthritis, Skin Diseases, Menstrual Disorders, Obesity|
|Ghee Kunwar||Aloes||Aloe vera Tourn ex. Linn Pennel||Ulcers, Burn Injuries, Jaundice, Acne|
|Ketaki||Crepe Ginger||Costus speciosus (Koeing) Sm. Pennel||Obesity, Hyperlipidaemia, Diabetes|
|Mandukparni||Gotu Kola||Centella asiatica Urban Pennel||Sedative, Antibiotic, Detoxifier, Laxative|
|Palasha||Bastard Teak||Butea monosperma Kuntze Pennel||Complexion of Skin, Worm Infestations, Roundworm|
|Ratti||Rosary Pea||Abrus Precatorius||Joint Pains, Paralysis, Alopecia|
|Shirish||Siris Tree||Albizia lebbeck (Linn) Benth Pennel||Bronchial Asthma,|
|Bach||Sweet Flag||Acorus calamus Pennel||Flatulent Colic, Atonic Dyspepsia, Ulcers|
|Amaltas||Indian Laburnum||Cassia fistula Linn Pennel||Ulcers, Wounds|
|Ashok||Sorrowless tree||Saraca indica Pennel||Menstrual Irregularities, Uterine Stimulant|
|Bharangi||Bharangi||Clerodendron serratum Moon Pennel||Common Cold, Chronic Sinusitis, Allergic Rhinitis,|
|Chitvan||Dita||Alstonia scholaris Pennel||Skin Ulcers, Fever, Increasing Lactation|
|Guggul||Indian Bdellium||Commiphora mukul Engl Pennel||Joint Disorders, Heart Diseases, Hypolipidemic,|
|Kadirkasth||Cutch Tree||Acacia catechu Willd Pennel||Skin & Respiratory Problems, Oral Hygiene, Astringent|
|Meetha Vish||Monks hood||Aconitum ferox Pennel||Fever, Diuretic Action, Arthritis|
|Patha||Velvet Leaf Tree||Cissampelos pareira Linn Pennel||Ulcers, Sinuses, Skin Diseases, Poisonous Bites|
|Senna||Indian Senna||Cassia angustifolia Vahl Pennel||Laxative, Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Weight Loss|
|Supari||Areca Nut/Betel Nut||Areca catechu Linn Pennel||Obesity, Hyperlipidaemia, Diabetes, Irregular Menstruation|
|Vajradanti||Barleria||Barleria prionitis Linn Pennel||Strengthens Teeth, Fever, Catarrh|
|Amla||Indian Gooseberry||Emblica officinalis Linn Pennel||Antioxidant, Anti Stress, Constipation, Fever|
|Atees||Indian Ateech||Aconitum heterophyllum Wall Pennel||Fever, Respiratory|
|Bhojpatra||Himalayan Birch||Betula utilis D. Don Pennell||Wounds, Obesity|
|Dalchini||Bark Cinnamon||Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Breyn Pennel||Antibacterial, Antiseptic|
|Jimikand||Elephant yam||Amorphophallus campanulatus Pennel||Dysentery, Piles, Haemorrhoids|
|Kulanjan||Greater Galangal||Alpinia galanga Pennel||Flatulence, Dyspepsia, Vomiting, Seasickness, Catarrh|
|Mulethi||Liquorice||Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn Pennel||Digestive Disorders, Ulcers, Bronchitis|
|Pippali||Long Pepper||Piper longum Linn Pennel||Asthma, Cough, Indigestion|
|Shalai Guggal||Indian Olibanum||Boswellia serrata Roxb. Pennel||Joint Pains, Headache, Diabetes|
|Tamalpatra||Cinnamon Leaf||Cinnamomum tamala Nees Pennell||Diabetes, Digestion, Cold|
|Varun||Three Leafed Caper||Crataeva nurvala Buch-Ham Pennel||Kidney Stones, Bladder Stones|
Ayurvedic herbs and plants are widely available in all type of climates and they are tested time to time for the care of life and rejuvenation of life. These plants have no side effect so, that the use of plants is increasing and people always suggest to use of plants. They improves the quality of life and changes the life style of human. Plants create the balance between body system, mind and surrounding. every plant have unique aroma , flavour, quality to treat disease. Plants work on whole system of body and work on system from root of organ.
Benefits And Advantage Of Medicinal Plants :
- Medicinal plants maintain the balance between mind , body and soul.
- medicinal plants not only treat the disease but also provide prevention.
- Medicinal plant effects the overall health and boost the immune system of body.
- Medicinal plants also able to treat and cure major disease like cancer , aids , hepatitis etc.
- Medicinal plants are non toxic and non harmful.
- Medicinal plants are able to treat metabolic and chronic conditions.
Some Ayurvedic Herbs/Spices & Their Medicinal Value
- Some medicinal plants used to reduce fever and the production of heat caused by the condition, certain antipyretic herbs such as Chirayta, black pepper and sandalwood are recommended.
- Some ayurvedic Herbs and spices like black pepper, cinnamon, aloe, sandalwood, ginseng, red clover, burdock, bayberry, and safflower are used to heal wounds, sores and boils.
- Sandalwood and Cinnamon are used as a astringents.
- sandalwood and cinnamon also used as flavouring agent and aromatic agent
- Sandalwood is especially used in arresting the discharge of blood, mucus etc.
- Ajwain, Amalaki, Aswatha etc., serve as antacids and are recommended for healthy gastric acid flow and proper digestion.
- Amla is also used as anti aging.
- Cardamom and Coriander are herb and knows for their appetizing qualities.
- Peppermint, cloves and turmeric used as a aromatic herb and add a pleasant aroma to the food.
- Some ayurvedic herbs increasing the taste of the food like clove, dalchini, turmeric, fennel, coriander etc.
- Herbs like Aloe, Sandalwood, Turmeric, Sheetraj Hindi and Khare Khaskhas are commonly used as antiseptic and have very high medicinal values
- Camomile, Basil, Cardamom, Ginger, Peppermint and Coriander are known to promote blood circulation in the body and keep the heart healthy.
We are very thankful to nature for giving natural products to us for managing and curing life. Nature give 100% to life for rejuvenation and recreation.
With the help of this article we are just giving brief idea about the ayurvedic and medicinal plant used for the treatment.