Bala or country mallow is an ancient herb which is used in Ayurvedic medicines and oils to improve the strength of bones, muscles and joints. Bala helps to nourish and increase body’s immunity. It is a very useful herb which is used to treat a variety of ailments such as Pitta roga, Vata roga, bronchial asthma, fever, dry cough, infertility, emaciation etc.
Trikatu is a Sanskrit word that means “three spices”. It is the combination of three herbal stimulants called as Pippali, Maricha and Sunthi. Usually it used the fruits of black pepper (Piper nigrum), Indian long pepper (Piper longum) and the rhizomes of ginger (Zingiber officinalis). Trikatu is used as a stimulant for the treatment of digestive system and respiratory system. It is a natural appetizer and is used to treat indigestion. It is a safe digestive stimulant and woks as an expectorant also. It has antiallergenic, carminative, anti-flatulent and antihistamine properties. It helps to treat dyspepsia and promotes absorption of nutrients in the gastrointestinal tract.
Triphala is the combination of three fruits like Amalaki ((Emblica Officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia Belerica), Haritaki (Terminalia Chebula). It is commonly known for its use as a gentle bowel tonic which is helpful in digestion and regularizes bowel movements. In addition to digestive system, it also has beneficial effects on the functions of urinary, respiratory, cardiovascular, and reproductive system. Triphala also has antioxidant properties that help to protect cells from the damaging effects of free radicals.
Pomegranate has numerous nutritional as well as health benefits. Studies have proved that pomegranate seeds help to get rid of fats in the digestive system and improve digestion. It is also helpful in treating conditions like prostate cancer, skin cancer, osteoarthritis and diabetes. Clinical research suggests that pomegranate helps to prevent heart disease, heart attacks and strokes. Pomegranate has the potential to increase the blood flow to the heart, reduce blood pressure, reduce plaque in the arteries and reduce bad cholesterol. A decoction of pomegranate seeds is used to treat syphilis. Pomegranate juice helps to treat jaundice and diarrhea. Juice from its flower is used to treat nose bleeding and the dried pulverized flower buds are used as remedy for bronchitis.
Cumin is a herb and also the most common spice used in Indian Kitchens. Jeeraka is the Sanskrit word which is derived from the word “Jeerna” means digestion. Therefore jeerak helps in treating digestive tract disorders. It is used to treat indigestion, dysentery, enlarged spleen, chronic fever, flatulence and vomiting. It helps to enhance appetite and digestion. It helps in the treatment of piles, leucorrhea (vaginal discharge), and skin diseases. It is a natural aphrodisiac which increases libido and sperm count in males. It is very good for eyes, stamina and strength. It promotes lactation in mothers, prevents heart diseases, diabetes, improves immunity, stimulates taste buds, natural antioxidant and helps to reduce cholesterol.
Dashmool is the name given to the mixture of the roots of ten plants that includes Brihat Panchamoola (Aegle Marmelos, Premna Serratifolia, Oroxylum Indicum, Stereospermum Suaveolens, Gmelina Arborea) and Laghu panchamoola (Solanum Indicum, Solanum Xanthocarpum, Desmodium Gangeticum, Uraria Picta, Tribulus Terrestris). The combination of these ten roots is used very frequently in Ayurveda to treat many health issues that are related to nerves, muscles, bones and joints. It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and moderate analgesic properties. It helps to treat pain disorders and inflammatory diseases of the musculoskeletal system like osteoarthritis, gouty arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis etc.
This is a medicinal plant, the root of which is usually used to treat various ailments. It relieves ailments like vitiligo, jaundice, hepatitis and rheumatoid arthritis. It helps to restore liver functions after alcohol toxicity. It helps to treat bleeding disorders like menorrhagia (abnormally heavy bleeding during menstruation), nasal bleeding etc. It also helps to relieve burning sensation in diabetic neuropathy, anorexia (loss of appetite), chronic recurrent fever, improves digestion and metabolism. It is useful for the treatment of urinary tract disorders, diabetes, asthma, dyspnoea (difficulty to breathe), cough, cold and skin disorders.
It has an antitussive, anti-inflammatory and mucolytic properties, helps in reducing asthma and bronchitis, clears airways and dissolve thick mucus present in lungs. It acts as bronchodilator, helps to ease in breathing. It gives relief from spasm of involuntary muscle and vomiting. It removes toxins from the body. It is used to treat fever, rheumatism, dental problems, and increases appetite.
It is used to treat hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C and helps in liver functioning. It is used to treat cough, asthma, sleep disorders, diabetes, dyspepsia, ulcers, wounds, chronic dysentery, jaundice, and menorrhagia. It is also used to treat breast swelling and reduce itching. It purifies blood and treats urinary disorders. It has anti-viral and anti-microbial effects helps in treating ring worm wounds and scabies.
It has beneficial effects on uterine disorders like dysmenorrhea, premenstrual syndrome, amenorrhea, irregular periods and anovulation. It has anti-inflammatory property helps in reducing joints pain and swelling in rheumatoid arthritis.