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Kataja plant is fabled to have sprung from the drops of amrta or elixir of life, which fell on the ground from the bodies of Rama’s monkeys, who were restored to life by Indra. The seeds of kutaja are called as Indra’d seeds – Indrayava . Caraka has described multiple used of the plant.

The pods have stanyasodhana lactodepurant, indrayava have amapacaka – digests the ama and asthapanopaga – adjunct to decoction enema, properties. Whereas kutaja in general, is said to possess vamaka – emetic and arsoghna – anti haemorrhoidal qualities. Susruta mentions indrayava as stanyasodhana – lactodepurant and kutaja as sukra sodhana – sperm purifier.

Want to look younger, feel healthier and sleep better? Ashwagandha, the miraculous herb is just the ticket for you. Scroll down for the powerful health benefits and beauty benefits of Ashwagandha.Ashwagandha, the magical herb, is considered to be a nature’s gift to mankind. For centuries, Ayurvedic medicine has used it to treat people for their day to day woes such as stress, anxiety, exhaustion, lack of sleep et al.

Common Grape Vine ( Vitis Vinifera ) is known as Draksha in ayurveda.  This is widely grown in western parts of India, Punjab, Kashmir, central Europe, Turkey, Morocco and Portugal. The grape vine has long, woody stems rooted to ground. Stems are covered with flaky bark. The grapevine usually grows up to 35 meters.

Nirgundi is a herb, having quite similar look as Basil. It is an Ayurvedic herb with numerous health benefits in it. Many of us are still unaware of it. Let us see the health benefits of Nirgundi.In Ayurveda, Nirgundi/Five leaved chaste is an extraordinary and miraculous herb. The power and efficacy of the herb is also described in the books of Charaka Samhita.Appearance of Five leaved chaste:It is 6-12 ft tall, multibranch bushy plant covered with very fine hairs. The bark of stem is thin and the leaf stalk is long and 3-5 leaves grow at its tip.

What Is Tagar In Ayurveda?

Tagar is a hairy perennial herb with a long history of traditional medicines uses. It has an important place in most of the Ayurvedic scriptures. Botanical name of Tagar is Valeriana wallichii, which belongs to Valerianeaceae family.