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Ambrette seeds are widely used as a spice and as a musk substitute in
perfumery. It is also attributed for its medicinal properties and cures many
diseases. In aromatherapy, Ambrette Seeds are used to relieve anxiety,
depression, fatigue or other stress-related conditions.
Ambrette Seeds, Hibiscus Abelmoschus, Musk Mallow, Musk
Okra, Ornamental Okra, Annual Hibiscus, Yorka Okra, Galu Gasturi, Bamia
It cures cramp, indigestion, acidity and other stomach
complaints and treats headaches & nerves. Ambrette Seeds are also good
for cramps, muscular aches and poor circulation.
Abrus precatorius is a legume with long, pinnate-leafleted leaves. The
seeds of Abrus precatorius are much valued in native jewelry for their
bright coloration. Apart from this it finds variety of uses in the form of
traditional medicine. However, its seed contains a toxic element called
Abrin, which is only harmful when swallowed.
Family Name: Fabaceae
Common Name: Rosary Pea, Jequerity, Crab's Eye, Precatory Bean, Tento
Muido, Cain Ghe, Graines Reglisse, Weesboontje, Rakat, Hint Meyankoku, Hung
Tou, Jequerit, Liane Reglisse, Ma Liao Tou, Paratella, Paternoste
Part Used: Seeds, Leaves.
- Medical Properties:
The paste of seed is applied in sciatica,
stiffness of shoulder joints and paralysis, while the roots may be used for
gonorrhoea, jaundice and haemoglobinuric bile. The oil extracted from seeds
is said to promote the growth of hair.
Abutilon is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family. It is a
perennial herb growing from a woody root producing multi-branch stem to a
maximum height of around 40 centimeters. The tough fibers obtained from the
stems are mostly used as cordage for rope making or weaving.
Abutilon, Indian Mallow
- Demulcent, aphrodisiac, laxative, diuretic, pulmonary and sedative
- Astringent and diuretic (bark); Laxative, expectorant and demulcent
- Laxative and tonic, anti-inflammatory and anthelmintic (plant)
- Analgesic (fixed oil)
Promotes libido and relieves feverishness. It also works
as a relaxant in the conditions of stress and fatigue.
This plant is considered to act as a safeguard against scorpions and snakes
by paralyzing them. It is traditionally being used as an abortifacient. The
whole plant is used medicinally, but the roots are generally considered to
be more effective.
Flowers, roots, stem
An effective remedy for phlegm, inflammation of
the internal organs, piles, itch, abdominal enlargements, rheumatism and for
enlarged cervical glands. Decoction prepared using the herb is used in
stomachache and bowel complaints, boils, skin eruptions etc.
Applications: An effective remedy for phlegm, inflammation of the internal
organs, piles, itch, abdominal enlargements, rheumatism and for enlarged
cervical glands. Decoction prepared using the herb is used in stomachache
and bowel complaints, boils, skin eruptions etc.
Aconites, Indian Atees
Underground Stem, Roots & Seeds
- The dried root is analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic,
antiperiodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cholagogue, febrifuge and tonic.
- Seeds are stimulant, aromatic, emmenaguogue, stomachic, carminative,
The roots of the plant is used for the treatment
of liver disorders, dyspepsia, diarrhoea, indigestion, nausea, vomiting,
throat pain, anorexia, piles and coughs. While, the seeds are effective cure
for rheumatism, intermittent fevers and acute inflammatory infections.