Haritaki Fruits

COMMON NAME: Haritaki OTHER NAME: Harad, Chebulik myrobalan BOTANICAL NAME: Terminalia chebula Retz. PLANT FAMILY: Combretaceae OVERVIEW: It is extensively used in ayurveda, siddha, unani and homeopathic medicines in India. Apoorva INTRODUCTION: A moderate sized to large (large in good soil, and moderate in dry rocky places) deciduous tree with a cylindrical bole, rounded crown and spreading branches; leaves ovate, elliptic...

Haritaki Fruits Powder

COMMON NAME: Haritaki OTHER NAME: Harad, Chebulik myrobalan BOTANICAL NAME: Terminalia chebula Retz. PLANT FAMILY: Combretaceae OVERVIEW: It is extensively used in ayurveda, siddha, unani and homeopathic medicines in India. AVAILABLE ON: Apoorva INTRODUCTION: A moderate sized to large (large in good soil, and moderate in dry rocky places) deciduous tree with a cylindrical bole, rounded crown and spreading branches; leaves...

Henna Leaf Powder

COMMON NAME: Henna OTHER NAME: Samphire, Madayantika BOTANICAL NAME: Lawsonia inermis Linn. PLANT FAMILY: Lythraceae SYNONYMS: Lawsonia alba Lamk. OVERVIEW: Lawsone (2-hydroxy-1,4-naphtoquinone), also known as hennotannic acid , is a red-organic dye present in the leaves of the henna plant (Lawsonia inermis). Lawsone reacts chemically with the protein known as keratin in skin and hair, in a process known as Michael addition, resulting...

Henna Leaves

COMMON NAME: Henna OTHER NAME: Samphire, Madayantika BOTANICAL NAME: Lawsonia inermis Linn. PLANT FAMILY: Lythraceae SYNONYMS: Lawsonia alba Lamk. OVERVIEW: Lawsone (2-hydroxy-1,4-naphtoquinone), also known as hennotannic acid , is a red-organic dye present in the leaves of the henna plant (Lawsonia inermis). Lawsone reacts chemically with the protein known as keratin in skin and hair, in a process known as Michael addition, resulting...

Hibiscus Flower Powder (Roselle)

COMMON NAME: Roselle OTHER NAME: Sorrel, Ambashthaki BOTANICAL NAME: Hibiscus sabdariffa L. PLANT FAMILY: Malvaceae OVERVIEW: Hibiscus is one of the most common flower plants grown worldwide. There are more than 300 species of hibiscus around the world, roselle is one of them. AVAILABLE ON: Apoorva INTRODUCTION: Hibiscus sabdariffa is an annual, erect, bushy, herbaceous plant containing red colour flowers....

Hibiscus Flowers Powder (Rosa-sinensis)

COMMON NAME: Hibiscus OTHER NAME: Shoe-flower plant, Hibiscus, Japa. BOTANICAL NAME: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Linn. PLANT FAMILY: Malvaceae OVERVIEW: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis has been used for the treatment of a variety of diseases. It is an easily available plant for natural remedies. AVAILABLE ON: Apoorva INTRODUCTION: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis grows as an evergreen herbaceous plant. It bears large flowers on the bushy hedges. These...

Hibiscus Roselle Flowers

COMMON NAME: Roselle OTHER NAME: Sorrel, Ambashthaki BOTANICAL NAME: Hibiscus sabdariffa L. PLANT FAMILY: Malvaceae OVERVIEW: Hibiscus is one of the most common flower plants grown worldwide. There are more than 300 species of hibiscus around the world, roselle is one of them. Apoorva INTRODUCTION: Hibiscus sabdariffa is an annual, erect, bushy, herbaceous plant containing red colour flowers. The main...

Holy Basil Leaf

COMMON NAME: Holy Basil OTHER NAME: Tulsi, Tulasi, Rama Tulsi BOTANICAL NAME: Ocimum sanctum Linn. PLANT FAMILY: Lamiaceae OVERVIEW: Dehydrated Leaf. Apoorva INTRODUCTION: Holy Basil is well known for its sweet aroma and the fresh, delicious flavor that it lends to food. Holy Basil is traditionally used to spice up pasta, soups and sauces. It is the key ingredient of...

Holy Basil Leaf Powder

COMMON NAME: Holy Basil OTHER NAME: Tulsi, Tulasi, Rama Tulsi BOTANICAL NAME: Ocimum sanctum Linn. PLANT FAMILY: Lamiaceae OVERVIEW: Dehydrated Leaf Powder. AVAILABLE ON: Apoorva INTRODUCTION: Holy Basil is well known for its sweet aroma and the fresh, delicious flavor that it lends to food. Holy Basil is traditionally used to spice up pasta, soups and sauces. It is the...