8 Top Medicianl Uses of Aerva Lanta | Polpala (Cherula | Sirupeelai)

Aerva Lanata is a popular plant in Tamil Nadu that goes by the name Sirupeelai in Tamil. Aerva Lanata has wonderful medicinal uses and has been used both in ayurvedic and siddha medicine from ancient times. It is…

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10 Top Medicinal Uses Of Fenugreek Seeds | Methi Seeds (Trigonella Foenum-Graecum)

We use fenugreek seeds extensively both as a remedy and in cooking. The botanical name of fenugreek seeds is Trigonella Foenum-Graecum. Fenugreek seeds have wonderful medicinal uses and since most homes stock it always, if…

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8 Top Medicinal Uses Of Kaffir Lime (Makrut) For Hair, Skin & Health

Kaffir lime is actually a lime that is native to Thailand and it is popularly called Makrut in Thailand. We call it kolumichai in Tamil and it’s botanical name is Citrus Hystrix. I am not…

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8 Top Medicinal Uses Of Chives For Skin, Hair & Health

I have always been interested in herbs and when I read about new herbs, I always wonder how it will smell and taste. You will always find me asking my family members when they travel…

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10 Top Skin, Hair & Health Benefits & Uses Of Neem Powder

I can only call neem tree whose botanical name is Azardirachta Indica, a natures miracle because it magically cures almost all the skin and hair problems. For people who don’t have access to fresh neem…

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7 Top Medicinal Uses Of Phyla Nodiflora | Poduthalai | Lippia Nodiflora

Phyla Nodiflora | Lippia Nodiflora is quite a popular plant in Tamil Nadu that goes by the name of poduthalai. It is a small creeping herb that produces white or purple flowers which get tubular…

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10 Top Benefits, Nutrition & Side Effects Of Chia Seeds | Chia Beej For Health, Hair, Skin & Weight Loss

I have a great fondness for sabja seeds and when our local departmental store started selling chia seeds, I immediately bought and started using it regularly like sabja seeds. Though both sabja and chia look…

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7 Top Health Benefits, Uses & Nutrition Of Makhana | Lotus Seeds (Phool Makhana) | Fox Nuts

Phool Makhana got from lotus seeds has amazing health benefits. From aiding weight loss to serving as a nourishing snack for pregnant women, it does have amazing uses. Makhana is very popular here in India,…

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10 Top Medicinal Uses & Side Effects Of Kalonji Oil | Black Seed Oil (Karunjeeragam Oil)

Black cumin seed oil or Black seed oil in English | Kalonji oil in Hindi and Karunjeeragam Oil in Tamil has amazing healing properties and has been used from ancient times. Prophet Muhammad has stated that kalonji…

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5 Top Medicinal Uses Of Gomphrena Globosa | Globe Amaranth (Vadamalli)

Gomphrena Globosa (botanical name) commonly called Globe Amaranth | Bachelors Button in English is an annual plant that produces beautiful flowers in purple, white and red. We call these beautiful flowers Vadamalli in Tamil and the purple variety…

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5 Top Health Benefits, Nutrition & Uses Of Edible Gum | Gondh Gum (Gond Laddu | Dink Laddu)

Edible gum also called as Indian edible gum | ghatti gum is a natural resin got from axle wood tree. It has wonderful medicinal uses and health benefits. I have always been fascinated by herbs and natural resins and gond…

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10 Top Medicinal Uses & Health Benefits Of Kalonji Seeds (Nigella Sativa) | Karunjeeragam

Kalonji seeds popularly called as Nigella seeds | Black Cumin | Black Seeds in English and Karunjeeragam in Tamil have amazing health benefits. From aiding weight loss and promoting hair growth to treating diabetes, it does…

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