The Ayurvedic Centre: Plants in Campus

Sarshap (Brassica campestris) Sarshap is commonly known as sarason in Hindi and mustard/ English field mustard in English. It belongs to the family Cruciferae or Kandughna Gana in Ayurveda. The plant is a very important seed-oil crop in India.The genus Brassica is...

The Ayurvedic Centre: Plants in Campus

Amra (Mangifera Indica) Amra is popularly known as aam in Hindi and mango in English. It has been an important herb in the Ayurvedic medical systems for over 4,000 years. It belongs to family Anacardiaceae and Mutrasangrahaniya, Purishsangrahaniya, Hridya and Amla...

The Ayurvedic Centre: Plants in Campus

Giri Nimb/ Kadi Patta Tree (Murraya koenigii) Popularly known kadi patta is known as meethi neem in Hindi, curry leaves in English and giri nimb in Sanskrit. It belongs to family Rutaceae. Kadi patta tree is native to India, Sri Lanka and other South Asian countries....

Ginger and Its Uses from an Ayurvedic Perspective

Scientific Name: – Zingiber Officinale Ginger is used widely in most Eastern forms of medicines like Ayurveda, Chinese, Unani and Tibetian medicine. Latest research has shown that it has immuno-modulatory, anti-tumorogenic, anti-inflammatory, anti-hyperglycaemic...

The Ayurvedic Centre: Plants in Campus

Parijat (Nyctanthes arbor-tristis) Parijat is known as Harsingar in Hindi and Night Jasmine or Coral Jasmine in English. It belongs to family Oleace or Arshoghnadi Varga in Ayurveda. It is found all over India up to the height of 3,000 feet. Parijat (Nyctanthes...