Amla - Emblica officinalis
Contents: Vitamin C, Calcium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Amino Acids.
Benefits: Enhances food absorption, balances stomach acids, fortifies the liver, nourishes the brain and mental functioning, and supports the heart, strengthens the lungs, regulates elimination of free radicals, enhances fertility, helps the urinary system, improves skin quality, and promotes healthier hair.
Hirda - Termanalia Chebula
It is used as a gentle purgative in traditional system of medicine It is used in prescriptions for treating flatulence, constipation, diarrhoea, dysentery, cyst, digestive disorders, vomiting, enlarged liver and spleen, cough and bronchial asthma, and to maintain metabolic harmony. It is one of the Rasayanas which stimulates the reticuloendothelial system. It also promotes gastrointestinal health and is a proven immunostimulant.
Behda - Termanalia Belerica
It used in prescriptions for diarrhoea, dyspepsia, cough, bronchitis and upper respiratory tract infections, tropical pulmonary eosinophilia and allergic eruptions. In Experimental models it has demonstrated hypocholestremic activity and also helps in reducing fats (lipids) in liver as well as heart. Isolated compounds from fruit rind have shown to possess anti-HIV-1, anti-malarial, and anti-fungal activity in vitro.
Sunth - Ziziber Officianalis
It is antiemetic, antiflatulent, hypocholesterolaemic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, expectorant, circulatory stimulant & diaphoretic. Used for irritable bowel and diarrhoea, colds and influenza. It has shown encouraging results in migraine and cluster headache. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India recommends dried rhizomes in dyspepsia, loss of appetite, tympanitis, anaemia, rheumatism, cough and dyspnoea; It is used for prevention of motion sickness, vomiting of pregnancy, anorexia, bronchitis and rheumatic, as a post-operative antiemetic.
Marich - Piper Nigrum
It acts as a stimulant, carminative, diuretic, antiasthmatic. It is used in fevers, dyspepsia, flatulence, indigestion, and as mucous membrane and gastro-intestinal stimulant. It increases bioavailability food probably by modulating membrane dynamics and facilitating increased permeability across the barriers.
Pippali - Piper longum
Ayurveda recognises it as a ‘rasayana’ with immunomodulatory and adaptogenic properties. It is used for diseases of the respiratory tract (cough, bronchitis, asthma); as sedative (in insomnia and epilepsy); as cholagogue (in obstruction of bile duct and bladder), as emmenagogue, as digestive, appetizer and carminative (in indigestion); as general tonic and haematinic. Piperine, the major alkaloid of peppers, is antipyretic, hypotensive, analeptic, CNS stimulant.
Cinnamum - Cinnamomum Verum
It’s used in loss of appetite, dyspeptic complaints such as mild spasms of gastrointestinal tract, bloating & flatulence. It’s hypotensive, hypoglycaemic and increases peripheral blood flow; reduces platelet aggregability thus has a potential role in cardiovascular manifestations.
Bottle gourd - Lagenaria vulgaris
Bottle gourd is a vegetable which is extremely low in calorie count but high on nutritive value. It is known to reduce hunger pangs. It is high in dietary fibre and is enriched with Vitamin C, Riboflavin (Vit B2), Zinc, Thiamine (Vit B1), Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, etc. It helps in stool formation and is used in urinary disorders, excessive thirst due to severe diarrhoea as it has high water content. It is also said to help control cholesterol and considered effective on joint pain and weight loss. It balances liver functions & removes toxins from the body.
Bitter gourd - Momordica charantia
It is an appetiser and is used in anorexia. Ayurveda recommends its use as an antidiabetic, laxative, galactogogue(promotes breast milk production) . Research supports hypoglycaemic activity of Bitter gourd in various experimental models. It is used as a remedy for intestinal worms, skin diseases, gout and rheumatism in traditional medicine. It’s a good source of Potassium, Zinc, Vit C.
Contents: Potassium, Zinc, Vitamin C
Benefits: Improves immunity and aids digestion.
Jamun - Syzygium cumini
Its fruit is stomachic, carminative, diuretic. Its bark and seed are anti-diarrhoeal. Its seed is hypoglycaemic. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India recommends the bark in acute diarrhoea and haemorrhagic diseases & the seed in hyperglycaemia and polyuria.
Turmeric Powder - Curcuma domestica
It is anti-inflammatory, cholagogue, hepatoprotective, blood-purifier, antioxidant, detoxifier, antiasthmatic, anti-tumour, antiprotozoal, stomachic & carminative. It reduces high plasma cholesterol. Antiplatelet activity offers protection to heart and vessels. It also protects against DNA damage in lymphocytes. It is rich source of Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Manganese, Zinc, Selenium, Vit B3, B9, Choline, Vit C, E.
Contents: Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Manganese, Zinc, Selenium, Vit B3, B9, Choline, Vit C, E.
Benefits: Fights inflammation, Antioxidant, Protects the heart in various ways, Helpful for arthritis, Brain booster, may be helpful for fighting diabetes and cancer.
Guduchi - Tinospora cordifolia
The health benefits of this herb have been well demonstrated through various research and has been proved to exert antipyretic, antiperiodic, anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, spasmolytic, hypoglycaemic & hepatoprotective properties. It is an immunomodulator and experimental models have shown that it is helpful in leucopenia and also stimulates the reticuloendothelial system. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India, along with other therapeutic applications, recommends the dried stems in jaundice, anaemia, polyuria and skin diseases.
Arjuna - Terminalia arjuna
It is used as a cardioprotective and cardiotonic . The Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia of India recommends the powder of the stem bark in emaciation, chest diseases, cardiac disorders, lipid imbalances and polyuria.
Brahmi - Bacopa monnieri
Ayurveda recognises it as one of the ‘Rasayana’ and is traditionally used as a brain and nervine tonic to enhance memory development, learning and concentration. Research provides evidence of its use as a brain tonic and has shown its role as a cognitive enhancing effects. It is potent antioxidant and also plays a role in metal chelation, therefore having a probable role in offering protection in cardiovascular disorders and certain types of cancers.
Shankhpushpi - Evolvus alsanoides
Traditionally it is used as brain tonic, tranquilizer in nervine disorders, anxiety neurosis, internal haemorrhages, spermatorrhoea. It is astringent, antidysenteric, antispasmodic, antiphlogistic, febrifuge, alterative. Evolvulus alsinoides extracts have exhibited antioxidant, antiamnesic anti-ulcer, immunomodulatory and adaptogenic properties. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India recommends the plant for epilepsy.
Jatamansi - Nardostachys jatamansi
Traditionally it is used as a tranquilizer, sedative, hypotensive and also for the treatment of epilepsy, hysteria, convulsive affections, palpitation of heart and in intestinal colic. It is used in dysmenorrhoea for pain relief and smooth menstrual flow. Research has demonstrated its anti oxidant activity and also provides evidence of improved learning and memory in experimental models. Research suggests that Jatamansi might possess cardioprotective and cytoprtective properties.
Neem - Azadirachta indica
According to Ayurveda the leaves and bark possess wound healing properties and is also used in various skin conditions. The seeds are uterine stimulant and the leaves help in blood purification. It is used as a remedy for bleeding disorders. In experiments it has shown to possess analgaesic, anti-inflammatory, antihyperglycemic effect, antimalarial, antimicrobial, antifungal, anthelmintic, insecticidal and mosquito larvicidal properties. It has Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc and Choline.
Tulsi - Ocimum sanctum
It’s leaves are used in various disorders primararily in respiratory disorders. It has antiasthmatic, antirheumatic, expectorant, stimulant, hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and diaphoretic properties. Its seeds are used in genitourinary diseases. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India recommends the use of the leaf and seed in rhinitis and influenza; the seed in psychological disorders, including fear-psychosis and obsessions. It also possesses antistress properties especially against noise induced stress. Research suggest that it may play a role in chemoprevention of chemical carcinogenesis. Tulsi leaves are rich in Iron, Zinc, manganese and sodium.
Contents: Iron, Zinc, Manganese and Sodium
Benefits: Fights acne, protects against diabetes, helps fight cancer, Balances hormones and lowers stress, Relieves fever, Helps improve respiratory disorders, Good source of vitamin K, helps dental care and oral health, Relieves headaches, Supports eye health.
Pushkaramula - Inula Racemosa
Traditionally used in pulmunary disorders, asthma and is a cardiac stimulant. Clinical studies suggest it to have anti inflammatory, hypocholestremic and immunostimulant properties.
Ashwagandha - Withania Somnifera
It is well known for its aphrodisiac properties. It helps boost the immune system and also promotes bone health. Its use as a cardiotonic is well appreciated. Root is used as an anti-inflammatory drug for swellings, tumours, scrofula and rheumatism. Research suggest that Ashwagandha reduces tumour cell proliferation and at the same time helps alleviate some of the undesirable effects of cancer chemotherapy. Ayurveda recognises it as a ‘rasayana’ and possess adaptogenic and anti stress properties.
Contents: Protein, Vitamin A, E, iron calcium, phosphorus, magnesium.
Benefits: It Can Reduce Blood Sugar Levels, It Has Anti-Cancer Properties, It Can Reduce Cortisol Levels, It May Help Reduce Stress and Anxiety, It May Reduce Symptoms of Depression, It Can Boost Testosterone and Increase Fertility in Men.
Shatawari - Asparagus racemosus
Used as a galactagogue and for disorders of female genitourinary tract; as a styptic and ulcer-healing agent; as an intestinal disinfectant and astringent in diarrhoea; as a nervine tonic, and in sexual debility for spermatogenesis. Along with other therapeutic applications, The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India indicates the use of the tuberous root in gout, puerperal diseases, lactic disorders, haematuria, bleeding disorders and also recommends it for hyperacidity.
Mandukaparni - Centella asiatica
Ancient Ayurvedic texts recommends it as a brain tonic for improving memory and for overcoming mental confusion, stress, fatigue. It is also used for obstinate skin diseases and leprosy. Research has provided evidence for its wound healing properties , neuroprotection and anti oxidant activity.
Gokshur - Tribulis terrestris
It improves blood circulation. It is used in treating impotency in males, nocturnal emissions, gonorrhoea and incontinence of urine. It has also proved effective in treating painful urination, gout and kidney diseases. Traditionally it is used as a diuretic and aphrodasiac. Research suggests that it may stimulate testosterone production and thus has been used as an anabolic and endurance enhancer. Leaves are rich in Calcium, Phosphorus. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India attributes cardiotonic properties to the root and fruit.
Kawachbeej - Mucuna pruriens
Traditionally it has been used as an aphrodisiac and it also promotes sexual stamina and virility. The seeds are used in depression and in parkinsonism as well. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India recommends the seed in impotence and paralysis agitans.
Pomegranate - Punika granitum
The fruit is an appetite stimulant and is known to be a cardio-tonic. It also has a haemostatic action and Ayurveda recommends its use in bleeding disorders, nose bleeds etc. Seeds are useful in acid peptic disorder. The rind of the fruit is astringent and hence used for diarrhoea, dysentery, colitis and uterine disorders. It is used in Traditional medicine as a semen promoter and is recommended in seminal debility. It helps the sick to regain strength and helps improve the strength in healthy.
Grape seeds - Vitis vinifera L.
Oligomeric proanthocyanidine extract of the seed is used in atherosclerosis due to its free radical scavenging ability, also in venous insufficiency, night vision, oedema due to injury and post surgery oedema. It has Potassium, Vit C.
Dehydrated Carrot - Daucus carota
Carrot increases the quantity of urine. It help to lower blood sugar. It is a rich source of carotene. It stimulates cells to produce the protein that increases human resistance to virus infections. It has Calcium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Vit A.
Pashanbheda - Coleus Forksholi
Traditionally used to treat hypertension, congestive heart failure, eczema, colic, respiratory disorders, painful urination, insomnia, and convulsions. And it may have therapeutic benefit in asthma, angina, psoriasis, and prevention of cancer metastases.
Kumari - Aloe Vera
It is purgative (causes griping), emmenagogue. Used in occasional constipation; The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India recommends the use of dried juice of leaves in dysmenorrhoea and diseases of the liver.
Spirulina - Arthrospira platensis
It provides stamina, strength, better nutrient absorption and is said to be perfect and safe nutrition for children & pregnant women. It has blood glucose lowering effect. Among the many health effects include immune system enhancement, anti-viral and cancer protective effect, reducing the harmful blood fats, reducing effect of heavy metals and radiation protective effect. Spirulina has been shown to be effective against several cancers in experimental models. It is rich in Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium, Copper, Selenium, Vit A, B, C, E and amino acids.
Contents: Protein, Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium, Copper, Selenium, Vit A, B, C, E and Amino Acids.
Benefits: Detoxes Heavy Metals (Especially Arsenic), Eliminates Candida, Helps prevent Cancer, Lowers Blood Pressure, Reduces Cholesterol, Lowers chance of Stroke, Boosts Energy, Alleviates sinus Issues.