It have been found that throughout the history the use of herbs and spice have given flavor to a variety of dishes in a number of different cultures. Besides flavoring, it has been used as folk medicine in different cultures and regions. The uses of herbs and spices and its combinations to use have been transmitted from generation to generation as a way to prepare specific foods or folk medicine. It is to no surprise that even today herbs and spices are used in the same way, the special combinations that instantly bring us back to the childhood in mother’s kitchen. Read more
Mimosa pudica is also known as “touch me not plants” or “sensitive plant.” It is so called because the plant responds when exposed to touch with, its leaves go falter with sink and after some time it re-opens. It reacts when the force is applied in a plant knowing or unknowingly, it is sensitive to animals, to light at the time of day, daily dew, insect contact, etc.
Mimosa pudica name derives from the two Latin words “Mimosa” for “mimic” means to the sensitivity of the leaves and “Pudica” means “shy” shying away or shrinking These plants are native to South America and Central America. Read more
What is periwinkle plant ? A Periwinkle is very common plants that are found in India .Periwinkle is also known as “Sadapushpa” or “Sadaabahar”. It is botanically named as Catharanthus roseus and belongs to Apocynacea family. It is a shrub that grows to a height of 1-3 feet having smooth, glossy, dark green leaves, and flowers throughout the year. This plant is known by three names such as Myrtle, Vinca and Periwinkle (or Madagascar periwinkle). The Botanists have separated strain or variety of Periwinkle. Read more
You all might have heard the word “Triphala” and some might have already used it or using daily. The people new to this word might question what is Triphala? The answer in short, the Triphala is an herbal formula used in the ancient science of Ayurveda. That is a mixture of three fruits known as ‘myrobalan plum’ they are Amalaki, Haritaki and Bibhitaki. The word ‘Triphala’ translates as this three fruits.There is a saying in india “No Mother” no worry if you have “Triphala”.This is an allusion which is belief that Triphala takes cares about the internal organs in the same way a mother cares for her children. Read more
Kaunch or Kapikachhu/kaunch beej (Mucuna pruriens) is a plant found in Indian sub-continent and Africa. This amazing adaptogen herb is well known for its wide range of strengthening, tonifying effect with abundant beneficial properties. Whole Kaunch plants has medicinal properties and have been used widely in Ayurvedic and Unani medicine to treat nerve and sexual disorder’s and also used as dietary supplement. Read more