Category : Medicinal herb

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Curry Leaves has vital nutrients that especially works in restoring the strength of hair follicles. Each and every one are concerned about hair growth and proper nutrition for hair. We all could have come across many a forwarded messages regarding the importance of curry leaves which plays an important role on hair growth. Nowadays the …
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Karpooravalli is a very common plant available inn the village sides. Like tulsi plant it can be grown normally in a pot and doesn’t require much maintenance. This leaves are found to have wide medicinal effect for cold and cough. It can either be eaten raw, else used to make bajji, Soup and rasam. It …
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Curry Leaves rice / Karuvepillai saadham is a recipe which I wanted to cook from long back. Because am not fond of curry leaves pick up some reason and postponing the recipe. Like mint, I can take this curry leaves rice only when cooked/prepared along with some tangy ingredient. But there is NO SUBSTITUTE for …
 Thuthuvalai can also be called as purple fruit pea plant in english. They are loaded with abundant health benefits and so I always maintain this plant in my balcony for my regular cooking. Already I have posted a recipe of preparing rasam using these leaves. Because this is regular in my diet need a change …
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Previously shared about a small tip of extracting water from banana stem before we make a sir fry or any recipe out of the stem. I feel that the recipe remains incomplete unless i share a recipe made out of the stem after extracting the water. I usually do a stir fry with the stem …
Thuthuvalai in tamil is called as Purple pea fruited eggplant in English. This leaf is traditionally called as a medicinal herb with wide range of health benefits. They are very effective in neutralizing the heat and giving a soothing relief from sore throat, cold, cough and gas trapped in the body. In Siddha, this leaf …
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Hibiscus Coffee can be called as a herbal coffee with ingredients of the flower, Dhania & Dry ginger each a having better medicinal values. This recipe I can say is purely of my own creation wherein I started to search for the best ingredients which reduces bile ( what you call as “Pitta” in Siddha …
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¬†As stated in the earlier posts turkey berry or Sundakkai is found to have more nutritional benefits for human body. They protects and maintains the normal functioning of nerves and consuming atleast 4 times in a week helps in controlling the diabetes. This can be used in cooking either as in fresh form or dried …
Thuthuvalai is called as purple fruited pea eggplant in English.This is effective in balancing tridosha i.e; vada,pitta,kappa. The leaves are very effective in neutralizing excess heat,relieves from sore throat, cough and cold and also gas trapped in body.In medicine of siddha these leaves are called as long life elixir. They stimulates blood production, prevents thickening …
Vallarai is commonly called as Centella or Asiatic/Indian pennywort. It acts as nervine tonic,improves mental ability and in Ayurveda it is used in treating mental disorders too..Centella supports normal functioning of mind,intellect,consciousness and good spirit. Vallarai is normally used in preparing chutney.Ingredients:Vallarai – 2 bunchesShallots -10Tomato -1 small sizedDry chillies -5Channa dal -1/2 tspUrad dal …

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