Medicinal Plants

BaelThis fruit is a fantastic remedy for the digestive system. Sacred to Lord Shiva, whose worship cannot be accomplished without its leaves. Bael destroys weakness in the intestines. The dried immature part is used for diarrheas’ while the mature, fresh fruit is more laxative.
CastorA warm castor oil pack will also help relieve the congestion and discomfort of endometriosis during PMS (Premenstrual syndrome). Check out how to make castor oil pack at home?
Chaste TreeOne of the few herbal medicines known to have a progesterone-type activity within the body, chaste berry is a specific for menstrual and perimenopausal problems.
Curry LeavesCurry leaves is an evergreen plant, found in the backyard and common among Indian recipes. Even though it has no taste as such but it smells nice and helps giving curry a distinct flavor.
Ginkgo BilobaGingko biblio shows anti-inflammatory properties and improves blood flow, strengthens blood vessels, and relaxes the lungs. Gingo biblio is useful for asthma, poor circulation, thrombosis, varicose veins, cramp which comes on walking, white finger, and spontaneous bruising.
HennaLawsonia inermis is native to Arabia and Persia. But now cultivated mainly in Haryana and Gujarat and to a small extent in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. The powdered leaves are used to dye the hair.
LemonOne the most useful home remedies, lemon works well in a host of common complaints. The traditional drink of lemon and honey can be spiced up with ginger and garlic to make a potent brew for colds, flu, coughs, and digestive disorders.
NeemIndia’s ancient and modern all-healer, known since prehistoric times and still effective today. A large evergreen tree, neem is a veritable pharmacy in its own right, as well as a natural insecticide.
SandalwoodSandalwood is a small tree which grows primarily in southern Asia. While the aromatic wood is used to make scented carvings, the medicinal properties are in the oil, which can be pressed from the wood, or extracted with alcohol or water.
Saw PalmettoSaw Palmetto is useful for the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, colds and is also a sedative. Also great for reproductive organs. Saw palmetto’s blue-black, single-seeded berries are used to make the premier herbal medicine for treating prostate problems.
SugarcaneSugarcane is not a fruit, it is stem of plant. Young shoots and rhizomes are eaten as sugar cane, sweet in taste. Sugar cane juice shows restorative, cooling, laxative, demulcent, diuretic, antiseptic properties.
TamarindTamarind fruit is a cinnamon-colored oblong pod, from 3-8 inches long, with a thin, brittle shell enclosing a soft, brownish, aciduous pulp. Best known for its tart, slightly spicy flavor in chutneys and sauces, tamarind is mainly used as a gentle laxative to treat constipation in children.
Tea Tree OilThis small tree or shrub is a traditional remedy among the Aboriginal people of Australia. Tea tree oil is antibacterial, anti fungal, antiseptic, and antiviral as it fights bacteria, viruses, and fungi. True tea tree oil is one of the few oils that does not usually irritate mucous membranes and it can be used undiluted on the skin.