6 Top Benefits & Nutrition Of Lotus Root (Kamal Kakdi | Lotus Stem) For Health, Hair & Skin

Lotus stem (also wrongly called as lotus root) is popularly called kamal kakdi in India. It is a popularly used as a vegetable in India and is also used by many other Asian countries like…

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10 Top Medicinal Uses Of Athipalam | Gular Tree (Ficus Racemosa)

Popularly called Athipalam | Athipazham | அத்திப்பழம் | Athi Fruit in Tamil and Gular Fruit in Hindi, these fruits have amazing health benefits. In fact all parts of the athi tree has medicinal uses. Almost all…

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5 Top Medicinal Uses & Side Effects Of Kudampuli (Garcinia Cambogia) For Weight Loss

Lately, a magical fruit called Kudampuli in Tamil (Garcinia Cambogia and Malabar Tamarind in English) is getting very popular as a weight loss remedy after it was mentioned in a popular T. V show that…

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8 Top Medicinal Uses & Side Effects Of Mulethi (Yashtimadhu) | Licorice For Skin, Hair & Health

Licorice | Mulethi | Yashtimadhu is a very very important ancient herb that occupies a very important position in Ayurveda, traditional Chinese medicine and also in traditional home remedies. Licorice usage dates back centuries and…

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5 Top Medicinal Uses Of Kabab Chini | Cubeb | Piper Cubeba

These dried fruits belonging to a plant called Tailed Pepper | Cubeb in English has amazing health benefits. This plant belongs to the genus piper and it is cultivated mainly for the fruits and essential…

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8 Top Medicinal Uses & Health Benefits Of Thyme | Thymus Vulgaris For Hair, Skin & Health

I love thyme herb very very much, who will not love the fresh smell of thyme? Thyme is a perennial herb with small leaves that smell amazingly wonderful. Though I developed a fondness for thyme…

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5 Top Medicinal Uses Of Lemon Verbena | Aloysia Triphylla | Aloysia Citrodora

Lemon verbena not only has an amazing smell, it has amazing medicinal uses as all. Lemon verbena tea made by boiling the leaves is one of the best soothing teas I have had!  Since I…

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5 Top Hair Benefits & Uses Of Henna | Mehndi For Hair Growth, Dyeing & Hair Loss

Using henna either as a hair growth treatment or as a dye is a tradition that has been followed for centuries here in India. We call it Maruthani in Tamil and it is called Mehndi…

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5 Top Medicinal Uses & Side Effects Of Tribulus Terrestris | Gokshura | Gokhru | Nerunji Mull

Tribulus Terrestis popularly called Gokshura in India is a very very ancient herb that has been used in ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. It is popular all over the world as it is said…

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5 Top Benefits, Uses & Side Effects Of Orithal Thamarai | Hybanthus Enneaspermus | Ratan Purush

Orithal thamarai is a well known herb in Tamil Nadu known for it’s amazing ability to improve testosterone in men. All the parts of the plant is used as a medicine and though it is very…

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3 Top Medicinal Uses Of Insulin Plant | Costus Igneus For Diabetes

About a year back, a wonderful local herbalist asked me whether I wanted to see a herb called insulin plant. Nothing makes me more happy than getting to know new herbs and when I nodded…

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8 Top Benefits & Side Effects Of Fennel | Sombu (Saunf) For Skin, Hair & Health

Fennel seeds have been used a flavoring all over the world from ancient times and it is widely cultivated in India. There are two types of fennel plants, one is regarded as a herb and…

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