Green tea

Green tea

Scientific Name: Camellia sinensis Common name: Tea plant, green tea, tea shrub Family: Theaceae Parts used: Leaves Green tea is a tea made from Camellia sinensis leaves and buds that have not undergone the same withering and oxidation process which is used to make...
Beta vulgaris

Beta vulgaris

Nitrate can boost muscle power by up to 5% is the news in Nutraingredients  USA. Beta vulagris (Beetroot) has rich content of nitrate that may help in boosting muscle power. Scientific name: Beta vulgaris Common name: Beet root, garden beet, red beet Family:...
Momordica charantia

Momordica charantia

Botanic name: Momordica charantia Common Name: Bitter melon, Bitter gourd, Bitter squash, Pare, Karela. Family:  Cucurbitaceae Parts used: Leaves, fruit, roots, and vines. A tropical vine that belongs to the gourd family and is closely related to zucchini, squash,...
Centella asiatica

Centella asiatica

Botanical Name: Centella asiatica Common Name: Gotu kola, Kodava, Indian pennywort Family: Apiaceae or Umbelliferae Parts used: The whole plant mainly leaves An herbaceous, perennial plant native to the wetlands of Asia, mostly used as a culinary vegetable and as a...
Curcuma longa

Curcuma longa

Botanical Name : Curcuma longa Family : Zingiberaceae Common Name : Turmeric, Indian saffron or golden spice A rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant, native to tropical South Asia. Use of turmeric dates back nearly 4000 years to the Vedic culture in India, where it...
Ocimum sanctum

Ocimum sanctum

Botanical Name: Ocimum sanctum Family: Lamiaceae Common Name: Tulsi, queen of herbs, mother medicine of nature, A highly revered culinary and medicinal aromatic herb that is indigenous to the Indian subcontinent and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine more than 3000...