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...

The Ayurvedic Centre: Plants in Campus

Gainda (Tagetes erecta) Gainda is known as Jhandoo in Sanskrit and Aztec or African marigold in English. It belongs to family Compositae or Raktasangrahik gana of Ayurveda. The plant is native to Mexico and South America, but now it has become naturalized around the...