Palmarosa Grass

Palmarosa Grass

Cymbopogon martinii looks similar to lemongrass. It is a tall grass (1.8 to 2.4 meters) found in wild areas of southern Asian, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, and Latin America. It is widely cultivated for its essential oil. The oil was imported from India to...

Medicinal Properties Of Lemon Grass

The medicinal properties of lemongrass have been widely studied. It contains 65–85 percent citral and myrcene, which have antibacterial and analgesic properties. It also has restorative, digestive, antitussive, antiviral, analgesic, antiemetic, anticardiopathic,...

Medicinal Uses Of Acorus Calamus

Acorus calamus has been popular among healing traditions around the globe, including Ayurveda, Unani, and Native American medicine. The rhizome and sometimes the leaves were used in medicines. For example, travelers routinely carried calamus-based healing oils to...

Black Cumin – Medicinal Properties

All herbal medicine systems (e.g., Unani, Tib, Ayurveda, Siddha) regard the seeds and oil as useful in treating a range of ailments. In Unani, black cumin seed is mentioned as an important remedy. Hippocrates recommends black cumin, or melanthion in Greek, to treat...