Is Mucuna Pruriens Better Than Medication?

Mucuna pruriens is like no other plant. This legume—also known by the names velvet bean, cowitch, cowage, agbara and karara—boasts of multiple health benefits. Unsurprisingly, it is sought to make different kinds of dietary supplement. Plant Overview Mucuna pruriens is an annual …


Ambrette is a bristly plant of the mallow family that is said to be native to India. Its scientific name is Abelmoschus moschatus and its other common names include musk mallow and musk okra. The seeds of Ambrette have a flowery, sweet, …

The Healing Properties of Piperita

What is piperita? Piperita, along with forest mint, water mint, and spearmint, belongs to the genus Mentha of the mint family Lamiaceae. Many believed that it is a hybrid of water, mint, and spearmint. It is also called peppermint, pudina, field mint, …

Terminalia Belerica An Ayurvedic Pain Killer?

Terminalia belerica is widely recognized for its multiple medicinal uses. According to its reputation in Ayurveda medicine, its power in strengthening the immune system is incomparable. History of Terminalia belerica Bibhitaki, which means fearless, is the Sanskrit name for Terminalia belerica. Northern …

19 Benefits of Amla for Superhuman Immunity

One of the most common elements in Ayurveda preparations is Amla. Leaving it out of preparations is impractical since it causes a significant improvement in overall health. Additionally, since it is an exceptional source of vitamin C and antioxidants, even a tiny …

Top 10 Health Benefits of Tulsi

Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum), or holy basil, which belongs to the Lamiaceae family, is an aromatic herb that is native to India and cultivated throughout countries in Southeast Asia. Growing from thirty to sixty centimeters in height, the multiple branched subshrub has hairy …

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