English Name: Trachyspermum ammi
Hindi Name: Ajvain
English name: Gooseberry
Hindi Name: Amla or Avla
Amla is used in cooking. Various recipes are there to cook Amla. Powder of avla can be used to care hair. Additionally, amal can be preserved to make its murabba, which is good to cure constipation.
English Name: Castrol
Botanical Name: Ricinus communis,
Higher classification: Ricinus
Castorbean or castor-oil-plant, is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae.
It is the only species in the monotypic genus, Ricinus, and subtribe, Ricininae.
Uses: Its seeds are used to make oil which is good to cure various diseases.
Mix Castrol (Hindi: arandi) oil in milk and drink the milk before going to sleep to get the relief from constipation.
Bel or Bale
English Name: Wood apple
Botanical Name: Limonia acidissima.
Hindi Name: Bel or Bale
Bel is an herb. Bel is beneficial to cure constipation. It can be used directly or make its squash and drink it.
Don’t mix cold water or ice cubes while making the bale squash as it increase uric acid and give pains in the joints.
Bale fruit with a little amount of fennel (Hindi: sounf), is a good remedy to cure constipation.
English name: Black Pepper
Hindi Name: Kali Mirch
Uses: Black pepper not only improves the taste, but it is also good for improving digestion and eye sight.
English name: Ginger
Hindi Name: Sonth
Uses: It is very useful herb. Ginger is used in cooking. It cures cough and cold if used with honey.
English Name: Night Jesmine
Botanical Name: Nyctanthes arbor-tristis
Hindi Name: Harsingar and Parijata
Harsingar, Harshringar or Parjata is a divine tree used in worship of the lord Krishna. This is a very common herb and it has various medicinal uses. Its green 10 to 12 leaves are used to make decoction (tea) to cure various diseases such as:
- Malaria Fever, chronic fever or Dengue
- Back ache
- Knee pain
- Parasitic inflation
- Cough and cold
English Name: psyllium husk
Hindi Name: Isabgol
Uses: Isabgol is good to remove constipation for ever and give good digestion. In the night one tea spoon full isabgol with lukewarm water or milk should be drink to cure Constipation.
Paneer Ka Phool
English Name: Rennet
Botanical Name: Withania Coaglulans
Hindi Name: Paneer ka phool and Paneer Doda
Uses: Paneer ka phool is used to cure diabetes.
“Paneer ka fool” is a flower and a very useful herb in lowering down sugar level without any side effect. A lady age 50 is taking the herb from last ten years, and now she is healthy and fit. 7 to 8 “paneer ke fools” need to be dipped in a bowl filled with water during the night before going to sleep. Squeeze and filter it in the morning and have the water. “Paneer ke fools” are easily available in the shops, keeping herbs and very cheap in cost
Its meaning is to drink and digest.English name: Indian long peeperUses: Peepeli is “tridosha Nashak” means it cures all the diseases associated with cough, cold, acidify and air.
Botanical name Brassica alba, Brassica nigra
English Names: Black mustard seed or Brown mustard seed
Hindi – Rai or Lal sarsu
Gujarati – Rai
Punjabi – Rai
Uses:It is used in cooking. Its tea is useful to cure cough and cold.
English Name: Vermillion
Hindi Name: Sindoor
Sindoor is used by girls after marriage. In some communities sindoor is the symbol of marriage.
Sonf or Saunf
Meaning in English: Fennel, Ani seed or Anise
Meaning in Hindi: Sonf
Uses: Used in Eatables
Sonf powder is used with fruits
Hindi Name: Giloy
Scientific Name Tinospora Cordifolia
Plant Family: Menispermaceae
Uses: Tinospora is very useful in any type of fever from ordinary fever to dengue to increase platelets. It improves the body immunity system too.