Acai is a palm tree originally found in northern South America. Acai berries are used to make traditional medicine.
In North America Acai became popular after it was promoted by Dr. Nicholas Perricone as a “Superfood for Age-Defying Beauty” on… Continue reading
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) is a perennial flowering plant in the pea family Fabaceae cultivated as an important forage crop in the US, Canada, Argentina, France, Australia, the Middle East, South Africa, and many other countries.
Alfalfa has been cultivated by… Continue reading
Aloe vera has a long association with herbal medicine, although it is not known when its medical applications were first suspected. Early records of Aloe vera use appear in the Ebers Papyrus from 16th century BC, in both Dioscorides’ De… Continue reading
Amla, also known as Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinalis Gaertn. or Phyllanthus emblica Linn), is one of the most important medicinal plants used in Ayurvedic medicine.
Various parts of the plant have been traditionally used to treat a wide range of… Continue reading
Since ancient times, A. peniculata is used in traditional Siddha and Ayurvedic systems of medicine as well as in tribal medicine in India and some other countries for multiple clinical applications. From a biomedicinal perspective, the therapeutic value of Kalmegh… Continue reading
Angelica archangelica Garden Angelica. Archangelica officinalis
Angelica archangelica, commonly known as Garden Angelica, Holy Ghost, Wild Celery, and Norwegian angelica, is a biennial plant from the Apiaceae family, a subspecies of which is cultivated for its sweetly scented edible stems… Continue reading
Anise came from the eastern Mediterranean. It is one of the earliest known spices used for medicinal purposes. It A member of the Apiaceae family, it is related to carrot, fennel, coriander, dill, cumin, parsley, and caraway.
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Withania somnifera, known as ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry, is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family. Several other species in the genus Withania are morphologically similar. It is used as a herb in Ayurvedic medicine.… Continue reading
Asparagus officinalis is a spring vegetable, a flowering perennialplant species in the genus Asparagus. It was once classified in the lily family, like its Allium cousins, onions and garlic, but the Liliaceae have been split and the onion-like plants are… Continue reading
Brahmi has been used in traditional Indian medicine for over 3000 years. It is used in Ayurveda for ulcers, tumors, ascities, enlarged spleen, indigestion, inflammations, leprosy, anemia, and biliousness. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacopa_monnieri
In May 1996 the Royal Society of British Science published… Continue reading