Indian Herbs & Plants used in Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine
Ashwagandha Organic Root (Withania somnifera)$9.43 – $44.16
Withania / Ashwagandha
Pure Organic Ashwagandha Root Powder.
Pure Organic Ashwagandha Root Powder (Withania somnifera). This herb is one of the most popular Ayurvedic tonics and is said to have been used for over 4000 years. Ashwagandha is regarded as a potent natural adaptogen, a substance which may help support the body’s ability to cope and adapt to emotional, mental and physical stress, and to revitalise after long periods of stress. It has traditionally been used as a calming and rejuvenating herb and is said to support an overall sense of well-being.
Tribulus (Tribulus terrestris)$11.04 – $55.20
Tribulus Extract 90% Saponins.
Tribulus terrestris is a plant with spiny fruits, belonging to the caltrop family (zygophyllaceae). It is native to the warm and dry regions of Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. Tribulus has long been used in Chinese and Ayurvedic traditional herbal medicine to help support healthy libido and sexual function in both men and women, and for the maintanance of kidney, bladder and urinary tract health. Tribulus is also a popular herb among athletes and bodybuilders for its reputation to support healthy testosterone levels, strength and endurance.
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)$12.42 – $55.20
Ashwagandha / Withania
Ashwagandha Root Extract.
Ashwagandha root (Withania somnifera) is one of the most popular Ayurvedic tonics and is said to have been used for over 4000 years. Ashwagandha is regarded as a potent natural adaptogen, a substance which may help support the body’s ability to cope and adapt to emotional, mental and physical stress, and to revitalise after long periods of stress. It has traditionally been used as a calming and rejuvenating herb and is said to support an overall sense of well-being.
Boswellia (Boswellia serrata)$11.04 – $38.64
Boswellia (Boswellia serrata) Resin Extract 65% Boswellic Acid.
Boswellia, Frankincense or Shallaki is the gum resin of the Boswellia tree and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for hundreds of years. It is used to help support joint health, mobility, and a healthy inflammatory response.
Shilajit Extract / “Destroyer of Weakness”$13.80 – $62.56
Shilajit Extract / Mineral Pitch (Asphaltum puniabianum) Extract 25% Fulvic Acid.
Shilajit is a natural concentrate of fossilized plants appearing as a compact mass of bituminous substance that oozes from rocks in the Himalayas during hot weather. Shilajit and Shilajit Extract (also called Silajit, Salajeet, Mumijo, Momiais) is highly regarded in Ayurvedic medicine where it is known as the “Destroyer of Weakness” and has been used since ancient times as a powerful tonic to support healthy energy levels, strength, endurance, libido and immune system health.
Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri)$11.04 – $46.00
Brahmi Extract Powder 22% Saponins.
Brahmi is a tropical plant traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine where it has a long history as a brain tonic. It is named after Brahma, the creator God of the Hindu pantheon. Brahmi is used to support healthy memory, intellect and mental acuity, and may help maintain a calm mind during stressful times. It is an excellent herb for the support of learning and academic performance.
Amla (Emblica officinalis)$11.04 – $42.32
Amla Fruit Extract 10% Polyphenols.
Amla berry is a very popular rejuvenating herb in traditional Indian Herbal Medicine. It is reported to contain up to thirty times the amount of vitamin C found in oranges and is known as an anti-aging tonic. Amla may be used to help maintain a healthy immune and nervous system, and to support the health of the eyes, hair, nails, bones, teeth and heart.
Tulsi / Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum)$7.48 – $44.16
Tulsi / Holy Basil
Tulsi / Holy Basil Herb Powder.
Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum / tenuiflorum), also known as Tulsi or Tulasi, is an aromatic plant native to tropical Asia. It is often considered India’s “Queen of Herbs” and is grown in many Indian homes. It is very popular in Ayurvedic medicine and is said to have been used for over 3000 years. Holy Basil has a reputation for its health supporting properties within the body, mind and soul. Holy Basil is considered a powerful antioxidant and adaptogen. It has traditionally been used to support the body’s response to stress and anxiety, to help maintain healthy immune and digestive function, energy, strength and stamina.
Moringa Organic Leaf Powder (Moringa oleifera)$10.35 – $325.80
Moringa Leaf Powder Organic
Moringa Leaf Powder Organic (Moringa oleifera).
Pure Organic Moringa leaf powder. Moringa oleifera is a fast growing, drought-resistant, deciduous tree, native to the southern foothills of the Himalayas in northwestern India. Moringa is widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas where its young seed pods, flowers, roots and leaves are used as vegetables and in herbal medicine. The seeds and roots can be used to extract oil and all parts of the Moringa tree contain high amounts of nutrients and antioxidants.
Due to the exceptional nutritional and medicinal properties, Moringa is often called “Miracle Tree”. The Moringa leaves are especially high in phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals and essential amino acids. Moringa may help to support healthy energy levels, immune function, detoxification, relief from pain and inflammation, healthy blood pressure and blood sugar levels, and skin and hair health.
Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica)$11.04 – $38.64
Gotu Kola Extract Powder 20% Saponins.
Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) is a small perennial plant native to Asia. It has a long history of use in Ayurvedic and Chinese Medicine. It is also known as Asiatic Pennywort, Antanan, Pegaga and Brahmi (although this last name is shared with Bacopa monnieri and other herbs).
Gotu Kola is often regarded as one of the most spiritual and rejuvenating of all herbs in India, and it has been called “the fountain of life” because legend has it that an ancient Chinese herbalist lived to over 200 years old as a result of regularly consuming it.
Gotu Kola may help to support mental clarity and anxiety, minor wound healing, skin conditions, varicose veins and venous insufficiency. It is also used by some to aid meditation and is believed to help balance the left and right hemispheres of the brain which the leaf resembles.
Guggul (Commiphora mukul)$9.20 – $35.42
Guggul (Commiphora mukul) Extract Powder 2.5% Z-Guggul.
Pure, high quality Guggul extract powder. Guggul is the Indian name for the gum resin from the Mukul myrrh tree. The Mukul tree is a small thorny shrub widely distributed throughout India and nearby dry regions. The gum is tapped from the stem of the plant, and the fragrant yellow latex solidifies as it oozes out. Guggul has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for centuries, especially to support healthy immune function and inflammatory response. Shaman’s Garden Guggul extract powder is a concentrated and standardized extract of the gum.
Gum Aloe (Aloe barbadensis)$11.50 – $117.76
Gum Aloe (Aloe barbadensis) Pure Dried Sap Pieces.
Gum Aloe (Aloe barbadensis). Aloe barbadensis is a succulent plant that grows wild in tropical areas around the world. The fact that paintings of Aloe plants have been found on the walls of Ancient Egyptian temples and tombs reflect that mans relationship with this plant dates back to around 4,000 B.C. Gum Aloe may help support a healthy digestive system.