Ginseng Ginseng is one of the most precious herbs in traditional Chinese medicine. There are at least nine species of ginseng and are mostly named by their geographical origins, such as Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng), American ginseng (Panax quinquefolium), and Japanese ginseng (Panax japonicus). “Panax” means “all-healing” in Greek, and Panax ginseng is conventionally referred

Emblica Officinalis (Emblica)

Emblica Commonly known as Indian gooseberry is a small or medium sized deciduous tree. In Sanskrit, it is know as Amalaka. It is one of the most important medicinal plants in Ayurvedic medicine as well as in other traditional health systems. Amla is considered as a potent rasayana. The fruits of amla have been reported

Nigella Sativa (Black Cumin)

Black Cumin The countries where the Ayurvedic system of medicine is recognized and practiced the powdered dried seed of N. sativa, referred to as upakuncika in Sanskrit, is used as a component of preparations for treating abdominal distention with gas, diarrhea, and other stomach ailments. The primary constituents in N. sativa seed are fatty oils

Withania Somnifera (Ashwagandha)

Ashwagandha Commonly known as Ashwagandha, is a well-known medicinal plant used in ayurvedic medicine for centuries. It can be found growing extensively in India as well as in a few parts of the Mediterranean and Africa. Ashwagandha is referred to as the “Prince of Herbs” in Ayurveda because it has an impressively broad range of

Ocimum Sanctum (Holy Basil)

Holy Basil Commonly known as Holy Basil, tulsi, is an aromatic perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae. It is native to the Indian subcontinent and widespread as a cultivated plant throughout the Southeast Asian. It is cultivated for medicinal and religious purposes, considered as one of the sacred plant in India. It is eaten raw