Ayurveda is a traditional method to bring the balance between mind, body and soul. It endeavours to preserve health and wellness by using the various herbs which are available in India.
These are the 10 Ayrvedic Herbs which are highly recommended:
1) Amrutha Balli (Guduchi) -- IMMUNITY
India is gifted with numerous medicinal plants. Among all, ‘Amrutha balli’ is in the top. The name ‘Amrita,’ which means ‘the root of immortality’ or ‘nectar’, it is known as anti- aging herb. It helps as antioxidant, anti toxic, anti microbial, anti diabetic, , anti allergic ,anti cancer, , anti inflammatory, anti stress . It is popular for boosting immunity power. The consumption of Guduchi on the daily bases boosts the immunity. It also helps to heal the chronic fever, improve digestion, treats diabetes and have other healing properties. The stems, roots and the leaves are having medicinal qualities.
2) Holy Basil (Tulsi) --- RESPIRATION
The Holy Tulsi can see, infront of the houses of almost all Indians. The ‘Queen of Herbs’ is useful for protecting body from infections and various diseases of skin, liver, heart, kidney etc. It is a natural immunity booster, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral properties. It also reduces cold, cough & respiratory disorders; reduces stress & blood pressure and also has anti-cancer properties in it. Tulsi leaves have high medicinal qualities.
3) Ashwagandha - VITALITY
It is an anti-aging herb, Ashwagandha develops vitality. It can be used to reduce stress, lower levels of anxiety , memory, improved sleep , muscle growth, male fertility and lower blood sugar levels. Also used to boost your immune system and reduce inflammation. Its roots and berries have been used to generate many ayurvedic remedies.
4) Brahmi -- BRAIN TONIC
Brahmi is the finest herb to cure brain and nervous system, in balancing the left and right hemispheres of human brain. Has the tridoshic ( good for all doshas) and popularly used for Pitta Dosha. Brahmi eliminates toxins and blockages from nervous system. It helps to come out of depression, improves intelligence and enhances memory and concentration. It also helps in hair growth.
5) Turmeric - BLOOD CLEANSER
Turmeric helps to purify the blood and the entire body. It also improves the skin complexion. Turmeric is anti-inflammatory and great therapy to treat acne-prone skin. Brings a balance in three doshas, other than this it balances Pitta Dosha as it is most effective in blood-cleansing and liver-cleansing properties.
6) Neem - DETOX
Neem is the most prevailing blood cleanser and detoxifier in ayurvedic system. Neem is useful for skin diseases, acne, wound healing, and skin damage. It works wonders to cure joint and muscle pain. Neem is best known for all Pitta dosha related problems such as skin and eyes. Its mechanism works well for eczema and psoriasis skin flare-ups.
7) Boswellia - SPCIALIZER
Boswellia is a special Ayurvedic spice by means of anti-inflammatory properties. It assists in reducing joint pain, improves digestion and enhances oral health plus increases breathing power of humans with chronic asthma.
8) Cardamom – TRANQUILIZER
Cardamom is best known as natural tranquilizer, carrying clearness and joy to heart and mind. Cardamom helps to neutralizing the acidity of coffee and caffeine. Further neutralizes the mucus-forming properties in milk. Cardamom takes away surplus kapha from our stomach and lungs.
9) Ajwain - DIGESTIVE
Ajwain is a powerful digestive and nerve stimulant. Its known as brilliant herb to solve the problems related to Vata dosha. It creates wonders in weight loss, heals painful joints, maintains stability in body and in food it has been used for proper digestion.
10) Amalaki - REJUVENATION
It is also popular as Amla, which is one of the herbs of Triphala. Amla has been used for rejuvenation, specially in cases of having weak immune system. The healing properties include for frequent colds or flu, bronchitis, ongoing cough, respiratory tract infections. It has the properties to cure the Cancer.