Medicinal Herbs S

Medicinal Herbs S
    • Safed Musli
    • Habitat :Northern and western india.
    • Product offered :Roots, Tubers of all grades, Planting material
    • Uses :Aphrodasiac, tonic, pain reliever and used to cure general debility and impotency. Its powder increases lactation in feeding mothers and lactating cows. It is being increasingly used in Ayurvedic and Pharmaceutical Industries. Used as a Curative for Natal and Post-natal problems. Also used as remedy for diabetes and arthritis.


    • Sampalok
    • Part Used :Roots, Fruits, Seeds
    • Habitat :Throughout india, especially in the south india and often cultivated.
    • Product offered :Seeds, Fruit, Fruit pulp
    • Uses :The seeds are also edible and valuable for human consumption and are commonly sold on local markets in many countries. They are peeled and roasted or boiled. Leaves, flowers and fruits provide good animal fodder, but can also be used for various foods A red dye can be obtained from the leaves and a yellow dye from the flowers. Over-ripe fruits are used to clean and brighten silver, copper and brass, and Indian silver smiths polish their goods with a strong infusion of roots mixed with sea salt. The fruits are widely used as a remedy against fever, intestinal diseases and diarrhoea. The pulp is used against malaria and on wounds and haemorrhoids. Powdered seeds are used against dysentery. Pulverised bark ashes are used for colic and digestive disorders. It cures dysentery and boils on human skin. The fruit pulp is used as a laxative, the bark is used to cure sore throats, the leaves are used for stomach problems, and the roots are used to treat heart pains. Crushed leaves are put on wounds and abscesses. Juice from crushed leaves is taken with porridge to stop vomiting. The pulp is used for making sauces, curries and beverages. Due to its denseness and durability, tamarind heartwood can be used in making furniture and wood flooring. A preparation from the seed is useful for sizing cotton, woolens and jute fabrics and dying silk. The seed oil serves as a varnish for toys, dolls, idols, etc. Tamarind leaves and flowers, dried or boiled, are used as poultices for swollen joints, sprains and boils. Lotions and extracts made from them are used in treating conjunctivitis, as antiseptics, as vermifuges, treatments for dysentery, jaundice, erysipelas and hemorrhoids and various other ailments.


    • Senega Roots
    • Uses :The root is the medical part, and receives a portion of its name from the Seneca Indians, with whom it was in high repute as a remedy against snakebites. Senega root is a distinct and persistent stimulant, chiefly influencing the respiratory membranes, but extending its influence to other mucous membranes, to all the secretory organs, the uterus, and the circulation. It promotes a flow of saliva, stimulates expectoration, causes a peculiar irritating sensation in the feces, and proves nauseating (or even emetic and cathartic) in large doses. The principal use made of it, is as an expectorant in old coughs, asthma, and respiratory debility, but it is entirely too stimulating to use in recent cases, with inflammation or irritability of the respiratory passages, and is generally best employed when combined with a large excess of relaxing and demulcent. The plant is also thought to have sweat-inducing and diuretic properties. The leaves are used as a tea substitute.


    • Slik Worm Mulberry
    • Uses :Mulberry fruit is used to treat weakness, dizziness, tinnitus, fatigue, anemia, and incontinence. The leaves are used to promote sweating, and the branches and bark for lowering blood pressure. It is also said that Mulberry can inhibit the premature graying of hair, and when used topically can promote hair growth.Mulberry can help treat chronic diseases of the digestive tract, improve digestion, stimulate the appetite, promote gastric juice secretion and eliminate constipation. It has also been used in treating chronic gastritis and hepatitis. It is helpfull in cough, dyspepsia, facial dropsy, oedema, injury and oligura. The leaves are antibacterial, astringent, diaphoretic, hypoglycemic, odontalgic and ophthalmic. Stems are used in the treatment of rheumatic pains and spasms, especially of the upper half of the body.


    • Soapnut
    • Uses :It is popularly known as Three-leaf Soapberry. It has exactly the same usage as Sapindus Mukurossi and is cheaper from them. Soap nuts have become popular as an alternative to laundry detergent among those who are trying to live in an environmentally friendly style. A few nuts can be placed in a cotton drawstring bag in with a washload and reused several times until the nuts turn black. Fruit posses emetic, tonic, astringent and antihelmintic properties and are used in treatment of asthma. Roots and bark are employed as a mild expectorant and demulcent.


    • Star Anise Of China
    • Habitat :The plant is indigenous to tropical and subtropical east asia. it is cultivated in south east china and in indo – china.
    • Uses :Fruits are used as condiments for flavoring curries, confectionery. It is also used in Perfumery. Fruit is chewed to sweeten the breath and to help digestion. It is stomachic and carminative. It is used as an adjunct to cough mixtures and as corrective of taste. Star anise oil is used in perfumery and soaps. The oil is stimulant, stomachic, carminative, mildly expectorant and diuretic.


    • Stevia
    • Uses :Stevia is zero calorie natural sweetener, hypoglycemic, cardiotonic, vasodilator, antimicrobial, digestive tonic, diuretic, antihypertensive and appetite stimulant. It is useful in obesity, diabetes, gingivitis, acne, digestive problems, cuts, wounds, mouthsores, heartburn, seborrhea, eczema, dermatitis, inflammations, and high blood pressure. It is used in mouthwash, toothpaste and used to kill mouth bacteria. it is used as sweetener in confectionery, beverage and food industry. It is also used in cosmetic industries in skin shinning and anti-wrinkle creams. It helps the body sustain a feeling of vitality and well-being and used externally for blemishes. stimulate alertness and counter fatigue, facilitate digestion and gastrointestinal functions.


    • Symplocos Bark
    • Habitat :It is found in the plains and lower hills of north and east india and in himalayas upto 1,400-m altitude.
    • Uses :Bark is astringent, refrigerant, ophthalmic, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, hypothermic, astringent, depurative, febrifuge, haemostatic, stomachic and suppurative. Bark is used to treat haemorrhage, acne and pimples, eye diseases, spongy and bleeding gums, leucorrhea, wounds, ulcers, tumors, leprosy, skin diseases, asthma, bronchitis, dropsy, arthritis, fever, menstrual disorders, liver diseases, menorrhagia, diarrhea, dysentery, and bowel complaints. A decoction of the bark or wood is used as a gargle for giving firmness to spongy and bleeding gums. It is one of the constituent of a plaster used to promote maturation of boils and other malignant growth.