Barks or leaves of the Ashoka tree, when consumed, help to remove worms from the stomach and thus provide relief from pain and swelling. The bark of the tree also has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and pain relieving properties.
Kasani or Chicory is a well-known coffee substitute and has various nutritive properties. Kasani is beneficial for managing constipation as it adds bulk to the stool and increases good useful bacteria in the intestines. According to Ayurveda, Kasani is useful for managing gall bladder stones by expelling them from the body due to its Pitta balancing property.
It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral abilities. It is used for strengthening the immune system, promoting oral health, and treating fatigue, gastric distress, pneumonia, cancer, and AIDS. Triphala is available in supplement form (as a pill) and as a liquid extract.
Reetha is commonly known as Indian soapberry or soap nut. The Reetha liquid extract makes hair shinier and softer. It is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal and keeps the scalp free from dandruff and prevents hair loss.
Amla, the Indian Gooseberry is a fruit which has fascinated the medico-research community due to its high medicinal value. Amala or Phyllanthus Emblica, also known as Emblic, Emblic Myrobalan, Mycrobalo, Malecca Tree etc is a major ingredient of globally accepted Ayurvedic preparations like Chyavanaprash and Triphala. It is a rich source of vitamin C, as low molecular weight hydrolyzable tannins containing a molecular fragment similar to ascorbic acid (vitamin C) are the active principles of Amla
A slightly peppery taste with a fragrance similar to orange and ginger. Use for baking bread, making sauces, stir into drinks, stews and curries. Coined as the most powerful spices of all, turmeric is considered a go-to fix for a variety of health problems.
Fenugreek is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae, with leaves consisting of three small obovate to oblong leaflets. It is cultivated worldwide as a semiarid crop. Its seeds and leaves are common ingredients in dishes from the Indian subcontinent, and has been used as a culinary ingredient since ancient times.