Herbs

Cassia angustifolia (Senna): Health Benefits and Side effects

Introduction Indian Senna scientifically known as Cassia angustifolia is widely cultivated for its leaves and immature pods. The strong laxative property of this plant is...

Centella asiatica (Gotu kola): Health Benefits and Side effects

Introduction Name: Asiatic pennywort Scientific name: Centella asiatica (L.) Urban (Syn. Centella coriacea Nannfd., Hydrocotyle asiatica L., Hydrocotyle lunataLam., and Trisanthus cochinchinensis Lour.)  Family: Apiaceae Common names: Gotu...

Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri): The memory booster herb

Introduction Name: Water Hyssop or Brahmi Scientific name: Bacopa monnieri of Family Scrophulariaceae Common name: thyme-leaved gratiola, water hyssop, herb of grace, Indian pennywort Botanical description: the is...

Health benefits of Beetroot leaves or beet greens

Health benefits of Beetroot leaves or beet greens Beetroots scientifically known as Beta vulgaris is a member of the family Chenopodiaceae. Beetroot due to its...

Indian Gooseberry (Emblica officinalis): Health benefits and side effects

Edited By Dr. Asha Jyoti Bharati Introduction Emblica officinalis Gaertn or Phyllanthus emblica Linn.  belongs to Euphorbiaceae family and commonly known as Indian Gooseberry. It is...

Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris L.): Health benefits and Side effects

Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris L.): Health benefits and Side effects Edited By: Dr. Asha Jyoti Bharati Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris L. var. cicla), belonging to the...