Friday, January 5, 2018

Oushadayogangal - ഔഷധയോഗങ്ങൾ

According to Kerala Ayurveda, there are a lot of herbal combinations for various treatments, generally, medicines are prepared from herbal plants or its parts like leaf, root, flower, etc.), more than 7000 different varieties of herbal plants had been used for this purpose. The particular combinations are known as ‘Oushada Yogangal’ (Ayurvedic Herbal formulations). 
There are different types of herbal formulation as follows:-
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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Ayurveda home remedies health tips

 Ayurveda Ottamooly Chikilsakal - Nattuvaidyam


1. Drink 1 glass of milk with 1 tsp. of Ghee (clarified butter)
2. Intake of Indian gooseberry with milk or vegetable can reduce acidity.
3. Drink the decoction of fenugreek.
4. Consume fresh leaves of Holy Basil.
5. Drink a glass of lukewarm water every day in the morning.
6. Drink Watermelon juice.
7. Drink tender coconut water.
8. Drink decoction of mint leaves.
9. Chew 7 jeera seed and petiole of two ripe jackfruit leaves

 Athlete's foot

1. To cure Athlete's foot, boiled Indian pennywort- Kodangal- leaves with raw turmeric in water and rinse the foot in the lukewarm water, repeat this for two to three days.
2.  Apply Tree Oil on affected area.
3. Keep the crushed garlic on affected area.
4. Apply neem oil, sesame or Virgin coconut oil.
5.  Chopped organic ginger boiled in water and allowed to cool and rince the foot


1.Mix Drumstick tree leaves juice with jaggery and boiled it till it became the paste form and have it daily.

Bad breath:

1.A decoction of holy basil leaves kept in mouth for awhile, repeat this two to three times daily

Bed Wetting:

1.Chew some Black Sesame seeds (5 gm), before going to the bed.


1.Apply honey on affected part.

Body pain:

1.Boil water with Common salt and take a bath in it.
2.Iruveli leaves  boiled in water and used it  to take bath

Common Cold:

1. Burn dried turmeric and inhale the smoke to open nostrils.
2. A few drops of castor oil are let into the nose to cure common cold.
3. Smelling of Indian borage can reduce cold


1. Onion cut into small pieces and have it with honey.
2. A piece of garlic chew it well and gulp juice slowly.
3.One teaspoon mixture of Long pepper powder with honey is better to reduce the coughing.
4. One tablespoon of honey mixed in one glass Luke warm tea water and drink 3-4 times daily.

Chronic Coughing:

1. Ground 7 cumin seed (Jeerakam) with Malabar nut (Adalodakam)leaves and drink the mixture twice a day


1. Take a rub on the crown area of the head with Aloe vera leaf juice once in a day for 3 days.
2. Indian gooseberry cut into pieces and remove seed, and ground well to made a paste form and extract its juice and add three teaspoons of lemon juice, shake well and apply on scalp and wait for 30 minutes and the wash off in the water.


1. Boiled nutmeg is powdered and consumed with a plantain fruit.
2. Grind a small piece of nutmeg well and have with honey.

Ear Problems:

1. Take one dried red chilly, remove its seeds from inside and fill with coconut oil. After a while, the oil can be poured to ears to reduce pain.
2. Massaging Castor oil on your feet regularly is better for eye problems
3. Consume young leaves and flowers of Ponnaraveeran  as a curry can improve eyesight.

Enhance memory power in children:

1.Brahmi plant's leaves fried in ghee and consume  with food ( rice).

For Insect bite:

1.Grind Holy basil leaf, 2-3 black pepper and raw turmeric well and apply.

Gas Trouble:

1.Drink Ginger juice 1 ml to 2 ml with warm water for three times daily.
2. Intake of coriander can reduce gas trouble.
3. Heated or half cooked garlic can consume.
4. Cumin seed(Jeerakam) covered  in a leaf of Indian pennywort (Kodakan or Kodangal) and chew well and eat.


Apply well-ground garlic paste can be applied on toes.

Hair Loss:

1. Regularly do massage on the crown area of the head with Aloe vera leaf juice.
2. Indian gooseberry cut into pieces and remove seed, and ground well to made a paste form and extract its juice and add three teaspoons of lemon juice, shake well and apply on scalp and wait for 30 minutes and the wash off in the water.
3. Curry leaves-Curryveppu 3- 4 leaflets,  Aloe vera-Kumari half piece of leaf, Lawsonia-Mylanji leaf 50 gram, both boiled in 500  ml. of coconut oil is applied on the scalp before bath.

Increase Breast Milk:

One tablespoon of crushed Fenugreek seeds powder can mix in cow milk or goat milk and drink 3 glass daily.

Intestinal worm infestation

1.Take equal parts of Ginger juice, Small onion juice, and honey can consume before bed.
2.Holy basil leaf juice mix with honey can consume to reduce worm disturbance.
3. Consume half cooked young Papaya fruits.

Low Blood Pressure:

3 pieces of Whole Black Pepper swallow it regularly first in the morning,1 Glass of rice juice added with salt and drink.

Mouth ulcer

Ground 1 -2  leaflets of curry leaves, mix in buttermilk and keep in mouth for a while.

Obesity - Overweight/Excess Fat:

Boil the mixture powder of Triphala, Cardamom, cinnamon and  green tea in water and drink 100 ml regularly in empty stomach.


Mix Black pepper powder with Sesame seed oil, warm it up and massage on affected areas.


Apply Cotton dipped in castor oil on affected areas. keep it for a  while.


Ground well Young coconut shell and raw turmeric and applied on the affected area, and kept it  for one hour and washed out, repeated it for 5 days.

Ringworm Infection

1.Rub with leaves of Ringworm plant on affected area, this is also beneficial to reduce other fungal infections.
2. Burn the coconut shell on a flat stone to collect the oil, it can apply of affected areas.


Massage Ghee on the feet before going to the bed.


Grind well Leaf juice of Puthari chunda 1 piece of garlic clove 2-3 black pepper and pour the juice on the head; repeat it before sunrise for 3 days.


Ground Red sandalwood well and mix with honey. Apply the paste on face for one hour and wash in cold water.

Stomach Problem:

Mix one pinch of turmeric powder in a glass of hot milk and drink daily before bed.

Sexual Weakness:

Ashwagandha-Wintercherry- Powder and Ghee (2 teaspoons each) added in 1 cup of milk, boil well and drink it regularly in the morning.

Shining hair:

Henna -Mehendi (Mylanji) leaves grind with turmeric and apply on hair for one hour and wash without soap.

 Spider bite:

1.Three leaves of crushed Ayappana plant leaves  make a paste and applied of affected area and another three leaves can consume.
2. Well ground holy basil leaves and raw turmeric can be applied to cure  poison  of spider bite.


Squeeze Small Onion, black pepper, and Thumba leaves to juice and pour in head before sunrise

 Tooth/Gums Problems:

Cut a small branch from a Neem tree and chew it like a brush gently.
Bite the stamen of toothache plant

The wound in the eye:

Squeeze young leaves of moringa for its juice, mixed with honey and pour 1 drop each in both eyes.

To increase HB in Blood:

Leaf of Indian pennywort (Kodakan or Kodangal) and small onion cut to small pieces added with lemon juice. keep the mix for a while and have it daily.


1. Mix Honey with cardamom powder and have it slowly.
2. The mixture of Ginger juice one teaspoon with honey one teaspoon is better to drink for vomiting.


Consume 1 small piece of Jaggery (Karuppetti) in empty stomach in the morning, then wait for 5 minutes and have 1 teaspoon Caraway powder.
Worm problems  in small children: Drink 1 tablespoon of holy basil leaf juice with honey daily just before bed.

Monday, November 27, 2017



രാമ തുളസി (വെള്ളത്തുളസി) ഇല ഒരു പിടി , കുരുമുളക് ഏഴ് എന്നിവ  അരച്ചു ചെറിയ ഗുളികകൾ ആക്കി തണലിൽ ഉണങ്ങി രാവിലെയും വൈകിട്ടും കഴിക്കുക


കിരിയാത്ത  സമൂലം തണലിൽ ഉണങ്ങി പൊടിച്ചു ഗുളികകൾ ആക്കി  ഓരോന്ന് പതിനഞ്ചു ദിവസം കഴിക്കുക


കപ്പളത്തിന്റെ ഇളം  ഇലയുടെ നീര് ഒരു ടേബിൾ സ്പൂൺ കഴിക്കുക 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

അങ്ങാടിമരുന്നുകൾ -Angady Marunnukal

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Adalodakam-Malabar nut
Adathappu- Yam
Akil thady-Aloe Wood
Aloe vera
Amruthu vally-Indian Tinospora 
Akkakaram-Pellitroy root
Aratha- Java galangal
Arootha- Rue
Arrowroot powder 
Ashali-Pepper grass
Ashokam- Ashoka
Asphaltum -Minanal patch
Athippazham-Fig fruit
Aval- Pressed Rice
Avalaki (poha) 
Avanakkenna- Castor oil
Ayamodakam-Bishop's Weed
Badam parippu-Almond
Chadakuppa-Indian Dill
Chadavary Kizhangu- Asparagus
Chandana Thadi-Sandal wood
Chandana thailam- Sandal oil
Chennamukki-India Senna
Chenninayakam- Dried aloe vera pulp
Cheroola- Mountain knot grass
Cheruchan-Flax seed 
Chettikoduveli-Rosy-Flowered Leadwort
Chittamruthu- Heartleaf moon plant
Chulli- Marsh barbel
Chukku-Dried ginger
Chuk-Dry ginger
Chunnambu- Calcium carbonate
Devadaram- Himalayan Cedar
Edampiry valampiry-Screw pine
Edanatholi-Indian bark
Elakka- Cardamom
Elathari- Caramom seeds
Elavarnga- Indian bark
Ellenna -Sesame oil
Elli ary-Bamboo rice
Ellu - Sesame
Encha- Soap bark
Enchipul thailam- Lemon grass oil
Eratti mathuram- Licoroce
Erikku- Indian madder plant
Gandakam- Sulphur
Grampoo Thailam
Induppu-Pottasium cloride
Jadamanji- Nardin
Jathi pathri-Nutmeg peril
Jathikka- Nut meg
Jeerakam- Cumin seed
Jiva seed
Kaayam- asafoetida
Kacholam- Sand ginger
Kadalaenna- Sweet oil
Kadala-Bengal gram
Kadalavanakku-Purging nut
Kadalippazam- Plantain
Kadukenna- Mustard oil
Kadukka-Yellow Myrobalan
Kalabham-Grinded Sandal
Kalayam tholy
Kalkandam- Rock Candy
Kalluppu- Rock salt
Kalluvazhayari-Wild banana
Kanmadam-Viscous Rock
Kappalndy-Cashew nuts
Karikol patta
Karimjeerakam- Black cumin
Karimuthuk-Giant potato
Karingaly- Black catechu
Karkokilary-Psoralea seed
Karuppetty- Palm sugar
Karuthamunthiry-Black grapes
Karuthamuthira- Black horse gram
Kashuvandy-Cashew nut
Kasthoori- Musk
Kasthoory manjal- Wild turmeric
Kasthuri - Musk
Kattujeerakam- Wilde cuimmin
Kazhanjikkuru- Grey nicker
Kiriyathpoo-Chiratta flower
Kolarakku- Shellac
Koova- Arrow root
Koovala veru- Bilwa root
Koovappodi–Arrowroot powder
Kopra- Dried coconut
Kottam- Coatus
Kozhinjil- Fish poison
Kudampuly- Pot tamerind
Kumkumam- Safforn
Kutakappla-Easter tree
Kunthirikkam-Indian frakensise
Kurumthottyveru- Indian countrymallow
Kurumulak-Black pepper
Mailanchi- Java galangal
Malar-Fried rice
Malayinchi- Henna
Manjal powder 
Maramanjal-Tree turmeric
Marottienna-Wild Almond
Meera-Commifera mukul
Muthira- Horse gram
Nachukuru-Purging nut
Naikuranappody- Cow itch 
Nallenna- Seasame oil
Naruneendy kizhangu
Navadhanya powder
Navasaaram- Ammonium chloride
Nellikka-Indian gooseberry
Nerinjil-Goat head
Njavara/Navara Nellu
Njavara rice
Njerinjil–Goat head
Odal enna- Monkey's bridge seed oil
Oruveran-Hill glory bower
Pacha Karpooram- Camphor
Palkkayam-Milky Asafoitida
Palmuthuk-Giant potato
Panam chakkara
Panam kalkandam
Panineeru-Rose water
Pathraksham-Wild bead
Pokkali rice
Poovam veru-Cylon Oak 
Pulthailam-Lemon grass oil
Ragy-Fox millet
Raktha chandanam- red sandal
Shangu-Perl oystrich
Small honey
Soda Karam- Sodium bicarbonate
Sooryakanthi enna- Sunflower oil
Sumadura powder
Tappioca powder 
Thamara kizhangu-Lotus rhizome
Thannika- Chebula
Thavidu-Rice barn oill
Thazhuthama veeru-Spreading Hogweed
Thenginchakkara-palm sugar
Thottavady-Mimosa (Touch me not)
Thurishu- Cuso4
Tippaly-Long pepper
 Triphala podi
Ulli- Onion
Ummam – Thorn apple
Unakka manjal-Turmeric
Unakka mavila-Dry mango leaf
Unakka munthiry-Dry grapes
Unakka nellikka
Unakkalari powder
Ungin patta-Indian beech tree bark
Uzhunnu – Black gram
Valmulaku- Long pepper
Vayambu-Sweet flag
Velichenna – Cconut oil
Venga kathal- Indian Keeno heart wood
Veppenna-Neem oil
Vizhalary–False black pepper
White rice

Tags: List of Important Ayurveda Angady Medicines, Angady Marunnukal, Ayurveda raw herbs.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Amla-Indian gooseberry - നെല്ലിക്ക

Name of Indian gooseberry in different languages:

Hindi: Amla
English: Emblic myrobalan, myrobalan, Amla
Sanskrit: Amalika, Amla, AmlakiMalayalam: Nelli നെല്ലി

Plant description:

Indian gooseberry(Phyllanthus Emblica ) is a deciduous tropical tree, monoecious, grows to the height up to 18 meters tall, leaves are small, green, oppositely arranged, flowers are greenish-yellow flowering is March to May, fruits are fleshy, pale green, globose and single-seeded, a drupe, globose, 1 to 1.3 cm in diameter.Useful plant parts: Seed, fruit, leaves, bark, the root and flowers.It is an effective natural remedy for curing many diseases. It can cure Rheumatoid arthritis, inflammation, some types of cancer, age-related renal disease, eyes disorder, diabetes, indigestion, heartburn, balance Vata, pita, and Kapha. It is one of Triphala group.
Chemical content: Ascorbic acid, flavonoids, kaempferol, ellegic acid.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Indian garcinia- കുടംപുളി

Scientific name-Garcinia gummi-gutta 

English: Brindleberry, Malabar tamarind, pot tamarind
Hindi: Bilathy Amly बिलाति अंलि
Malayalam: Kudampuly

Plant description:

Indian garcinia or Pot tamarind tropical tree grows up to 12 m tall. Leaves are simple, opposite, petiole 5 to 1.6 cm long, elliptic, tapered to apex, trunk and bark are reddish brown color and with yellowish sticky latex, flowers are borne in axillary as clusters, calyx cream and petals pink. Fruits or berries resembled with pumpkin and pale green to yellow when ripe, globose, 6 to 8 grooved, 5 cm in diameter and many seeded. Dried fruits except seeds are the useful part.

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Indian snake root - സർപ്പഗന്ധി

Indian snake root

Scientific name - Rauwolfia serpentina
Sanskrit: Saptaparna, Malayalam: Sarpagangdhi സർപ്പഗന്ധി, Amalpori,Tamil: Charpaganda-சர்பகந்தா.
It is a shrub, commonly grow as wild, In evergreen forest and and desidious forests in Indian, it is small, glaborous and deep.....

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