The useful herbaceous perennial medicinal plant used in the treatment of snakebites.
Musa ornata or Flowering Banana is a small ornamental banana with a striking pink inflorescence.
Fumitory is an annual, glaucous, with a sub erect, much branched, spreading, leafy and angular stem.
Velvet bean is a vigorously growing and trailing legume species that is capable of fixing atmospheric nitrogen which improves the soil fertility and benefits crops grown after it.
Bharangi is perennial woody shrub with bluntly quadrangular stems. Leaves are usually three at node, 3-8 inch long, oval in shape with sharp thorns. Thorns of this plant are pulpy and oily. Flowers of this plant grow in bunches are slightly fragrant and pale
Sida cordifolia is an erect perennial that reaches 50 to 200 cm (20 to 79 in) tall, with the entire plant covered with soft white felt-like hair that is responsible for one of its common names, "flannel weed"
The catechu mixture is high in natural vegetable tannins and may be used for the tanning of animal hides.
It has dark red flowers with an characteristic and unusual appearance. It is widely distributed in Asia.The leaves and stems are covered with soft bristly hairs that are very irritating to the touch. The bark yields a jute-like fiber.
It is an excellent landscape tree that displays a graceful form and mixes well with evergreens.
Cinnamon is a small evergreen tree 10â€“15 meters tall, native to Sri Lanka and South India.
Senna includes herbs, shrubs, and trees. The leaves are pinnate with opposite paired leaflets.The flower has five sepals and five usually yellow petals. There are ten straight stamens. The stamens may be different sizes, and some are staminodes. The fruit is
This sprawling, mounding, somewhat vine-like, evergreen shrub is quite outstanding because it is covered most of the year with clusters of pale blue, phlox-like flowers.
How can you not fall in love with a perennial that has regal blue spires? And monkshood is that plant. Relatively unknown, it deserves a lot more attention. It produces tall spikes of hooded purple, blue, white, or bicolor blooms in late summer to fall. When
Sage-leaved alangium is a small, bushy tree offering a dense canopy with a short trunk.
It bears fragrant white flowers which have green buds.
In southern India, it usually grows as an ornamental plant and its leaves are used as a dietary supplement in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.
Celastrus Paniculatus is a deciduous vine plant.
The plant, which is widely known as the intellect tree & is used to both sharpen mental focus and relax the nerves.
Three Leaved Caper is sweet, pungent, bitter and Astringent in nature and grows in a tropical climate.
The purple velvet plant, is one of the most unique houseplants you can grow. This is due to the odd velvety purplish hairs that it produces on its green leaves.
Peppermint is referred to as â€œthe worldâ€™s oldest medicine.â€ Peppermint leaf offers many amazing health benefits.
Lucerne or alfalfa (Medicago sativa) is a deep-rooted, temperate, perennial pasture legume.
The flowers are produced in terminal compound umbels 5-15 cm wide, each umbel section with 20-50 tiny yellow flowers on short stalks.
This plant is commonly called Bishop's weed in reference to the purported resemblance of the leaflet shape to that of a bishop's miter.
Chicory herb plants are easy to grow in the garden as a cool season crop. Seeds and transplants are the primary means of growing chicory.
It has a hot and aromatic flavour and is often used in curries. The essential oil obtained from the seed is used as flavouring as well.
Dandelions are surprising source of nutrients. They contain vitamin C, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, thiamine, riboflavin, beta carotene and fiber.
They are actually more nutritious than most of the fruits and vegetables you can buy in
Dill is an annual that is best grown in rich, light, well-drained soils in full sun. Plants are more apt to fall over in part shade.
This is a first-rate groundcover plant for shady areas, native to the woodlands of Eastern North America.
It has sharp and prickly branches that are densely covered with rather minute star shaped hair.
Crocuses are also one of the easiest cold-hardy bulbs to force for indoor bloom.
The fruit shape of Wood Apple resembles an apple and the name wood apple is due to the fruit hard shell. Native to India, the tree is cultivated in other countries such in Pakistan, Sri-Lanka, and Bangladesh. The fruit is also known as Elephant-apple, Monkey
Watercress is a rapidly growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic, perennial plant.
Very easy to grow.
Very good for you and your pond!
Ziziphus jujuba is a deciduous Tree growing to 10 m (32ft) by 7 m (23ft) at a fast rate.
It is an aromatic and medicinal plant native to India in the Malvaceae family.
The seeds have a sweet, flowery, heavy fragrance similar to that of musk (hence its specific epithet moschÄtus, scientific Latin for â€˜muskâ€™). Despite its tropical origin,
It is a rhizomatous, spreading, upright to mat-forming perennial that is considered by many to be an aggressive weed.
It is obtained from the ground seeds; it imparts a pungent, peppery flavour with hints of citrus.
A. repens is an aggressive perennial grass, which reproduces by seed and spreads by a shallow mass of long, slender, branching rhizomes. The plants are very resistant to drought and frost.
Aletris farinosa is a perennial herb spreading by means of underground rhizomes and forming rosettes of leaves.
Alders are beautiful, fast-growing and functional plants and deserve to be more widely grown in gardens.
This beautiful linden wood is white, odorless and good for carving.
The fleshy, bright red to orange berries produced by the American mountain ash are a favorite treat of many bird species.
It is planted in gardens, and as a street tree.
About Medicinal Plants
Medicinal plants, also called medicinal herbs, have been discovered and used in traditional medicine practices since prehistoric times. Medicinal plants have been a part of our lives since our existence and used for various medicinal purposes.
It is very important to have medicinal plants around the house because you never know when you might need them.The use of medicinal plants has attained a commanding role in health system all over the world.
This involves the use of medicinal plants not only for the treatment of diseases but also as potential material for maintaining good health and conditions.Some of the very popular and religiously important ones like tulsi, neem, bel etc. have also been cultivated in rural homesteads to meet their immediate needs, even as home remedy.