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AYURVEDA: National Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine
M e d i c i n a l P l a n t s /A y u r v e d i c H e r b a l M e d i c i n e s
Welcome to The National Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine’s medicinal plantpage.
The profiles assume the reader is familiar with the concepts of rasa, virya, vipaka, guna,and dosha. If necessary, please refer to any text on Ayurveda for an explanation of theseterms. A complete commentary on these terms and the basic premises of Ayurvedicpharmacology (dravyaguna) will appear here soon.Complete and updated profiles on many of these herbal medicines from the Ayurvedicmateria medica will continue to be published here free of charge as data becomesavailable. We regularly receive reports of clinical investigations but peer review themethodolology, design, and results of each study before referencing it here.Profiles similar to the ones on this page of many of the herbs listed, and some notyet listed, are available for educational purposes. You may receive this informationby mail, fax, or email.
$6.50/profile. 888-246-NIAM.
 Latin Name
 
Sanskrit Name
 
Main Indications in AyurvedaAcorus calamus
Vachanervine, antispasmatic, sedative, stomachic,expectorant, emetic, laxative, diureticArtemesia absinthium Indhana anthelminthicArtemisia vulgaris Nagadamni anthelminthic, expectorant
Shatavarigalactogogic, antispasmodic, antidiarrhetic,demulcentAzadirachta indica Neem, Arishta skin disease, blood disease, antibacterial
 Brahmi nervine tonic, diuretic, sedativeBoerhavia diffusa Punarnava diuretic, expectorant, laxativeBoswellia serrata Shallaki antiarthritic, analgesic, antiinflammatoryBuchanania lazan Piyala skin disease, laxativeButea monosperma Palasa diarrhea, flatulence, anthelminthicCallicarpa macrophylla Pringu joint pain, skin disease, blooddiseaseCalotropis gigantea Alarka bronchitis, diarrhea, tonic, cancer (?)Cannabis indica Bhanga insomnia, cachexia, dysmenorrheaCapiscum annum Katuvira rubefacient, stimulant, tonicCarum carvi Krishnajira flatulence, stomachicCarum copticum Yamani, Ajowan spastic bowel, flatulence, dyspepsia
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Cassia angustifolia Markandika constipation, liver disease, joint painCassia fistula Argbhada ringworm, constipation, fever, antibacterialCedrus deodara Devadaru fever, diarrhea, urinary disorders
 Mandukaparni tonic, sedative, alterative, anxiolyticCichorium intybus Kasni emmenogogue, digestiveCinnamomum camphora Karpoor diarrhea, nervousness, muscular pain, feverCrocus sativus Kumkuma nervine sedative, emmenogogue, aphrodisiacCinnamomumzeylanicumTwak dyspepsia, flatulence, diarrhea, menorrhagiaCissampelos pareira Laghu Patha spastic bowel, uterine prolapse,alterativeClitoria ternatea Aparajita constipation, edema, anthelminthic,demulcentCocos nucifera Narikela fever, pharyngitis, skin disorders, alterativeColeus aromaticus Pashanbheda kidney stones, conjunctivits, spastic colonCordia myxa (obliqua) Shleshmataka expectorant, colic, dyspepsia, ulcers, coughCoriandrum sativum Dhanyaka flatulence, colic, joint pain, antisepticCrinum deflexum(asiaticum)Sudarshan emetic, inflammatory conditionsCuminum cyminum Jeeraka diarrhea, dyspepsia, antiseptic,hookwormCurculigo orchiodes Talamulika hemmorrhoids, asthma, kidney stones, skinCurcuma longa Haridra arthritic pain, antiinflammatory, skin diseaseCurcuma zedoaria Shati cough, asthma, leukorrhea, tonsillitisCynodon dactylon Doorwa diuretic, styptic, hematuria, hemmorrhoidsCyperus rotundus Mustaka antiinflammatory, flatulence, fever, estrogenicDatura metal Dattura antispasmodic, jointpain, asthma , dysmenorrheaDaucus carota Garijara blood purifier, nervine tonic, jaundiceDolichos biflorus Kulithaedema, kidney stone, asthma, dysmenorrhea,tumors
 Bhringarajhepatic deobstruent and tonic, alterative, emetic,purgative, antiseptic, antiviralElettaria cardamomum Ela Chhoti bronchitis, flatulence, dyspepsia, hemorrhoids
 Amalaki fruit: cooling, laxative, stomachic, tonic, diureticEvolvulus alsinoides Shankapushpi anxiety, diarrhea, bronchitis, memory loss, fever
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Ferula foetida Hinguflatulence, cough, constipation,palpitations,aphrodisiaFicus religiosa Aswatha ulcers, skin disease, diabetes, constipationFicus racemosa Udumbaradiarrhea, hemorrhoids, bleeding disorders,antisepticFoeniculum vulgare Satupuspacough, flatulence, dysmenorrhea, hookworm,edemaGrewia hirsuta Nagbala diarrhea, wounds, heart disease, feverGmelina arborea Gambharigeneral tonic, to increase strength, antiviral,indigestion
Meshasringadiuretic, astringent, hypoglycemic, refrigerant,stomachicHemidesmus indicusSarivaexcellent alterative, to increase appetite, cough,skinHolarrhenaantidysentericaKutaja diarrhea, dysentery, amebiasis, anthelminthicHyoscyamus niger Yavanichronic dementia, hysteria, palpitations, asthma,sedativeHyssopus officinalis Zupha cough, asthma, bronchitis, amenorrheaIpomoea digitata Vidari cough, hoarseness, respiratory stimulant, tonic
 Vasaka bronchitis, asthma, jaundice, antispasmodicLinum usitatissimum Uma cystitis, bronchitis, boils, expectorant, demulcentLuffa acutangula Koshatakisplenomegaly, emetic, excellent for skin disease,expectorantMadhuca longifolia Madhucatonsillitis, cough, rheumatic joints, diabetes,appetizerMichelia champaca Champakagastritis, chronic arthritis (?), emmenagogue,diuretic, colicMimosa pudica Lajjalu menorrhagia, hemorrhoids,skin wounds, diarrheaMimusops elengi Bakulatonic, cardiotonic, urogenital disease, snakebite,skin soresMorinda citrofolia Ach acne, eczema, hyperlipidemia,brochitis, diarrheaMoringa oleifera Sigrusource of vitamin C, colds, boils, fever, jointpain, gout
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