Herbs

Any Benefits of Sandalwood?

Any Benefits of Sandalwood?

The sandalwood tree (santalum album), which is considered a very sacred tree in India, plays a major role in many religious ceremonies. Because of its wonderful fragrance, it is used…Read more
Benefits of Bhringraj

Benefits of Bhringraj

Bhringraj or False daisy (Eclipta alba), the main ingredient of bhringraj hair oil is very popular for its various health and therapeutic benefits. Bhringraj oil is found to be effective…Read more
Benefits of Soap nuts / Reetha

Benefits of Soap nuts / Reetha

Have you come across small nuts which are used as natural laundry detergent or natural shampoo? What are these soap nuts or soap berries? Many species of genus Sapindus are…Read more
Health Benefits of Boswellia

Health Benefits of Boswellia

What is boswellia? Named after John Boswell, a Scottish botonish, Boswellia or Boswelia or Boswella is herb found in dry mountainous regions of India, Northern Africa and Middle East. Gum…Read more
Health benefits of Astragalus

Health benefits of Astragalus

What is astragalus? Astragalus is the name given to a large genus of flowering plants that includes over 3000 species of herbs and shrubs. Some of the other common names…Read more
Health benefits of papaya leaves

Health benefits of papaya leaves

Papaya tree is nature’s gift to mankind. Entire papaya tree – including its roots, leaves and fruits has medicinal value. In this article we focus on medicinal properties and benefits…Read more
Health benefits of Myrrh essential oil

Health benefits of Myrrh essential oil

Myrrh, sounds mystic, doesn’t it? Myrrh is aromatic plant sap/resin collected from barks of small thorny trees of Commiphora species. Annals of history suggest its uses as perfume, incense and…Read more
Health Benefits of Frankincense

Health Benefits of Frankincense

Frankincense, also known by the name Olibanum is a white colored resin obtained from trees belonging to the genus Boswellia.  These trees are mostly found in the cool and arid…Read more
Health benefits of Ogbono

Health benefits of Ogbono

Ogbono (Irvingia gabonensis), also known by the names African mango, wild mango, bush mango or dika is a species of trees native to Africa, bearing edible fruits that resemble mangoes.…Read more
Health benefits of oregano

Health benefits of oregano

Oregano, an important Mediterranean herb that imparts a wonderful aroma and taste to dishes is mostly popular as a culinary ingredient. Not many people know that this herb does more…Read more
Health benefits of capers

Health benefits of capers

You must have seen and tasted the green, pea shaped salty berries, which form an important ingredient in many different cuisines of the world. For those who have no idea…Read more
Health benefits of Galangal

Health benefits of Galangal

What is Galangal? Galangal herb (Alpinia galanga) belongs to the ginger family and is an herb widely used in Southeast Asian cooking, especially Thai cooking. It is often called Siamese…Read more