Alfalfa boasts a high protein and fibre content and is considered to lower cholesterol levels. It has been used in Ayurveda for centuries to improve poor digestion and relieve symptoms of arthritis. It is also high in vitamin A and C, calcium, magnesium, iron and potassium.
Amla (Indian Gooseberry) is sour and astringent in taste and is known in Ayurveda for balancing all three doshas. High in vitamin C, amla is anti-infammatory, antioxidant and considered to enhance digestion, reduce fever, support the heart and promote hair growth.
Boasting anti-inflammatory properties, Asparagus is thought to reduce the symptoms of arthritis and asthma. It is high in vitamin C and A, zinc, manganese and selenium, and boasts a high fibre and protein content.
Bacopa (Brahmi) is a plant which has been used in Ayurveda for thousands of years to treat asthma, memory and anxiety
Packed with eight amino acids, and antioxidants including vitamin E and beta-carotene, Barleygrass is known for supporting the immune system, lowing blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Known in Ayurveda for balancing all three doshas (pitta in particular), Bhringraj is from the compositae family and is considered to pacify the mind
Traditionally used for treating digestive tract conditions, black seed is also used to support respiratory conditions. It is also appliedd directly to the skin to treat join pains and soem skin conditions.
Also known as sufed musli, Chlorophytum is a therapeutic plant, native to tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Australia and Asia. It is known for its aphrodisiac qualities and its ability to support the immune system.
A mixture of powdered herbs and / or minerals used in Ayurvedic medicine
Also known as 'guggul', Commiphora is a flowering plant from the Burseraceae family with analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. It is considered to help reduce cholesterol and support weight loss.
The seeds of 'wrightia tinctoric' (also known as 'Indrajav'), are grown in several parts of India and are considered an aphrodisiac. The seeds are bitter and astringent and are believed to support general health and vitality, as well as reducing hypertension.
A genus of approximately 100 species in the zingiberaceae family
From the Myrataceae family, Eugenia is known for alleviating symptoms associated with toothache, reducing nausea and relieving digestive problems.
Mainly found in India, Gokhru is traditionally used for the treatments of ailments including headache and constipation. It is thought to balance the vata and pitta doshas and is considered to have aphrodisiac properties.
Part of the zygophyllaceae family, Gokshura is considered cooling and sweet in Ayurveda and balances the vata and pitta doshas. It is thought to have detoxifying, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and aphrodisiac properties.
A tall, climbing shrub posessing therapeutic properties, Guduchi is thought to support the immune system, and benefit joints due to its analgesic, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Also known as 'bitter gourd', Karlea is a nutrient dense plant, high in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and is considered to lower blood glucose levels, often used for diabetic support.
Due to its healing properties, liquorice has been used many ailments for years, including digestive support and reducing inflammation.
Also known as 'niranjan phal' and 'china fruits', Malva Nuts are considered to regulate the digestive system and aid detoxification of the body.
Moringa is native to the sub-Himalayan areas of India and Pakistan and all parts of the tree are used for medicine. Known as the 'miracle tree', Moringa has a high content of vitamins, minerals, protein, amino acids and beta-carotene and is considered to be a natural energy booster.
An antibacterial and antifungal plant, Neem has many benefits for both sensitive and acne-prone skin. Neem also had a high vitamin C content, and is thought to stimulate the immune system, digestive system and detoxify the body.
Found in the Nepalese Himalayas, Picrorhiza Kurroa is often used for treatment of digestive problems in Ayurvedic medicine. It is thought to have antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and to support the immune system.
Senna leaf has been used for centuries as a natural laxative and is often used in cases of Iritable Bowel Syndrome. Known by many as the 'cleansing herb', Senna leaf can also be used as an anti-inflammatory
Shankhpushpi is a herb widley used in Ayurveda as a brain tonic and memory enhancer. It is considered to reduce hypertension and reduce levels of stress and anxiety.
A climbing plant which grows in low jungle areas throughout India, Shatavari is particularly balancing to the Pitta dosha. It is considered to be an aphrodisiac, a fertility aid and is considered to reduce fluid retention.
A cyanobacterium (blue-green algae) used as a wholefood dietary supplement, Spirulina is a complete protein containing all essential amino acids. Spirulina grows naturally in fresh and salt-water lakes in Africa and Mexico and is rich in vitamins and minerals.
An ancient herb, known as Chirayata in India, Swertia Chirata is considered to support the digestive system, due to its stomachic qualities. This bitter herb is also used to reduce skin diseases.
Terminalia, also known as Arjuna, is considered in Ayurveda to balance the three doshas: kapha, pitta and vata. It is considered to have cardio-protective qualities, reduce blood pressure and is often used for asthma
Triticum Aestivum, also known as wheatgrass, is considered to support digestion through its laxative and diuretic properties. It is also an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, protein and chlorophyll
A sacred plant in Hindi belief, Tulsi is often referred to as 'holy basil' for its many medicinal properties. It is considered to support the immune system, support energy and be a nerve tonic, abundant with antioxidants. It is native to the Indian subcontinent.
Also known as Ashwahandha, Withania is a flowering plant of the nightshade family, and is an extract considered to reduce stress and anxiety levels by promoting relaxation. Widley known as the 'Indian Ginseng', Withania is thought to be a general tonic that enhances mood.