Ayurvedic Herbs

The articles listed below are part of “The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine” series. The list is by no means complete. There will be many more articles added as time moves on.
Also, these are not the only articles on Ayurvedic herbs available on this site. You can use search to find those that are not part of this series.

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Agastya Rasayanam

The first in a series of articles on Ayurvedic herbs and preparations, Agastya Rasayanam, also known as Agastya Haritaki (Hareetaki) Vasasyana,Agasthya-Rasayanam is an Ayurvedic medicine famously used to treat asthma and other chronic respiratory conditions. But that’s not all …

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Ajowan

Ajowan has been used as both food and medicine for thousands of years. This member of the Apiaceae family has an astounding number of health benefits, including treating chronic and recurrent cough and cold, asthma, cholera, parasitic infestations, kidney stones and more.

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Amla

This second article in The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine series examines the herb Amla (also known as Amalaki). Amla is one of the most famous Ayurvedic herbs of all time. It’s delicious to eat and benefits the body inside and out, from head to foot. Research has even shown that Amla can improve certain chronic ailments. …

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Arjuna

Arjuna is one of those herbs that doesn’t just improve a few aspects of one’s health, it greatly benefits overall health and well-being. … Learn how arjuna herb can help improve your cardiovascular health and prevent many chronic illnesses.

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Ashoka

Ashoka is regarded as a universal panacea in Ayurvedic medicine, with good reason. This evergreen medicinal tree is not only used as an individual remedy, for a variety of ailments, but as part of synergistic blends and in pharmaceutical drug formulations as well. For the sake of brevity, I will only discuss the most documented health benefits associated with this legendary herb. …

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera) is an extraordinarily useful herb, particularly for those struggling to keep up with the hectic pace of modern life. … Ashwagandha’s many health benefits make it the perfect herbal tonic for those under stress and in need of greater energy. But that’s just the beginning of Ashwagandha’s many uses.

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Guggulu

Guggulu is among the most famous Ayurvedic herbs, owing to its ability to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels, and even increase white blood cell production. But that’s not all.