healing herbs and plants

healing herbs and plants

syzygium cumini, jambul, or jamun, is an evergreen tropical tree in the flowering plant family myrtaceae jamun is native to the indian subcontinent and adjoining regions of southeast asia. the fruit and seeds of the jambul tree have long been used in indian traditional medicine, ....and are gaining more interest in the west also in the treatment of diabetes. practitioners of ayurveda in india used jambul for lowering blood sugar levels. jambul is used in unani and chinese medicine for digestive ailments the leaves and bark are used for controlling blood pressure and gingivitis. wine and vinegar are also made from this fruit which has a high source of vitamin a and vitamin c.

mimusops elengi is a medium-sized evergreen tree found in tropical forests in south asia, southeast asia and northern australia. english common names include spanish cherry and bullet wood. it is also called bakul in sanskrit. mimusops elengi is indian native plant and is used for a long time in the history of the medicine. plant was well studied in majority of the world because of its high potential medicinal value. traditionally all different part of this plant, namely leaf, root, fruit, seed, bark and flower are used to cure various kinds of disorders. the bark, flowers, fruits, and seeds of bakula are used in ayurvedic medicine ... in which it is purported to be astringent, cooling, tonic, and febrifuge it is mainly used for dental ailments such as bleeding gums, dental caries, and loose teeth. vidanga is one of the powerful anti-parasitic herbs of ayurveda

it is widely used against intestinal worm infestation it is also called false black pepper, because it mimics pepper in appearance it detoxifies blood, hence useful in wide range of skin diseases . it is useful against vomiting, bloating, indigestion, and constipation. its water decoction is used in relieving dental caries and bad breath. sushruta describes the fruit as anthelmintic, restorative and tonic, and recommends their use along with liquorice root, for the purpose of strengthening the body and preventing the effects of age it is common practice to put this berries in the milk that is given to younger children as it prevents from gas limonia acidissima, the wood apple tree is native to india,

... but is also found in sri lanka, thailand, and various other regions in the southern part of asia it is widely cultivated and consumed in india. the vast array of health benefits that are attributed to wood apples are mainly due to their nutrients... ... vitamins, and organic compounds, including their tannins, calcium, phosphorous, fiber, protein, and iron. bael fruit is great for digestion because it helps to destroy worms in the intestine, and is a good remedy for digestive disorders. it is also recommended as a remedy for chronic dysentery. as little as 50 mg of bael fruit juice mixed with warm water and sugar is recommended... ... for blood purification and the removal of toxins. wrightia tinctoria is a small and beautiful deciduous tree that grows up to 10 meters

it is called as svetakutaja in sanskrit. plant pacify vitiated tridoshas, fever, stomach ache, and skin diseases. it has anti-inflammatory anti-dandruff properties and hence is used in hair oil preparations. the leaves are applied as a poultice for mumps and herpes and sometimes, they are also munched to relieve toothache in folk medicine, the dried and powdered roots of wrightia along with phyllanthus amarus ... ... and vitex negundo is mixed with milk and orally administered to women for improving fertility the bark and seeds are effective against psoriasis and non-specific dermatitis. cryptolepis buchananii, a climber plant, is widely used in folk medicine in india and southeast asia in thailand, the alcoholic extract of stem of this plant is commonly used for the treatments of ...

... inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, muscle and joint pains it is well known in ayurveda for its significant medicinal properties. various parts of this plant are used as antidiarrhoeal, anti-bacterial, anti-ulcerial, and anti-inflammatory it is also effectively used for the treatment of bone fracture ... ... by tribal people in the state of arunachal pradesh, india. clitoria ternatea, is an ancient indian medicinal herb, ... which is also known as shankupushpam or aparajitha in traditional indian medicine. root extracts of this plant are capable of curing whooping cough if taken orally root extracts are also used to treat mental disorders, stress also used for mental rejuvenation and stimulation

the white flower extract is used to cure goiter. the herb root is used as an antidote to poisonous insect bites drug from this herbal plant is used in treating ulcer, dysentery, and syphilis. pterospermum acerifolium also known as karnikara tree is an angiosperm indigenous to india, southeast asia, and burma it is commonly called as kanaka champa in india the pubescent under surface of the leaves is said to stop bleeding. the flowers of this tree can serve as a pleasant perfume and can even keep away insects the flowers also provide a number of medicinal uses. an effective tonic can be prepared from kanaka champa...

... which can be used as a cure for inflammation, ulcers, blood problems, and even tumors in ayurveda, kanaka champa is used in treating headaches... ... ulcer, wounds, cough, colds, and bleeding disorders. its bark is also traditionally used in treating scabies. barringtonia acutangula, is a species of barringtonia native to coastal wetlands ... ... from southern asia to northern australia. its bark contains potent opioid painkillers the fruit is spoken of as samudra-phala in ayurveda... ... and is one of the best known domestic remedies.

when children suffer from a cold, the seed is rubbed down on a stone with water and applied over the sternum. to reduce the enlarged abdomen of children it is given in doses of 2 to 3 grains in milk. the roots are used to kill fish, and this use of the bark is known in most parts of india. the powdered seeds of these plants induce sneezing. dillenia indica is a species of dillenia native to southeastern asia... ...from india, bangladesh and sri lanka to southwestern china. dillenia indica, commonly known as elephant apple and locally known as chulta... ... is the handsome evergreen tree grows in the moist forest of sub-himalayan region. the fruit grows in abundance but most of these fruits are wasted due to lack of knowledge in its usage.

in assam, the unripe fruits are traditionally used to make curries ... ... because of its sour taste and ripe fruits are used to make pickles the fruits are generally high in fibre ... and due to presence of gummy substances, extraction of juice becomes difficult. not only the fruits have medicinal values but the leaves and the bark also showed numerous pharmacological activity. the studies showed that the plant possesses various activities like antimicrobial... ... antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, dysentery, antidiabetic etc. the fruits and the juice of the plant are traditionally used for the treatment of various diseases... ... and one of the major diseases is diabetes mellitus

it was also proved from the review of literatures that this plant possesses some antidiabetic properties. it is also a favourable dish of assamese cuisine. the jelly like pulp of the fruit is applied to scalp for curing dandruff and falling hair. the sepals are traditionally used for stomach disorders. many parts of adenanthera pavonina tree have been used in traditional medicine since ages. a red powder made from the wood is used as an antiseptic paste. in ancient indian medicine, the ground seeds are used to treat boils and inflammations. a decoction of the leaves is used to treat gout and rheumatism. the bark was used to wash hair

this tree is useful for nitrogen fixation, and it is often cultivated for forage, as an ornamental garden plant or urban tree, and as a medicinal plant. in traditional medicine, a decoction of the young leaves and bark of adenanthera pavonina is used to treat diarrhoea.