Top 10 Most Healthiest Indian Berries

Here is the list of 10 wonder Indian berries used in Ayurveda for list of traditional medicine as well as in herbal rasayana.

Chirongi (Buchanania lanzan)

Buchanania lanzan deciduous tree produces small berries or cherry like fruit and seeds that are edible to humans. The charoli or Chironji seeds are are used in the Ayurveda systems of medicine.

Kokam (Garcinia indica)

Garcinia indica is native to the Western Ghats region of India and few species are endemic to the Western Ghats, coastal Konkan region and the kokum fruit used to make quash, alternative to tamarind in curries and a immunity booster.

Kosam (Schleichera oleosa)

Schleichera oleosa tree occurs in the Indian Subcontinent, grows naturally at the foothills of the Himalayas and Deccan. Kusum oil used in hairdressing to promote hair growth and used in traditional medicine systems for skin problems.

Jamun (Syzygium cumini)

Syzygium cumini evergreen tropical tree is native to the Indian Subcontinent and the fruit is also known as blackberry or Indian black plum, used in various wine and vinegar also for list of healing systems of Ayurveda.

Ber (Ziziphus mauritiana)

Ziziphus mauritiana also known as Indian jujube is a tropical fruit, quite nutritious and rich in vitamin C. The vitamin C and antioxidants properties are good for glowing skin, tummy and Insomnia.

Amla (Phyllanthus emblica)

Phyllanthus emblica or Indian gooseberry is grown for edible fruit and used in various Ayurvedic medicine herbal preparations. Amla fruit is the primary ingredient of herbal rasayana of Triphala and chyawanprash.

Phalsa (Grewia asiatica)

Phalsa fruit from a small tree or shrub is cultivated for its sweet and sour acidic fruit, used in Indian sherbet or squash for summer months under the name falsa that normalizes blood pressure and protects from heat stroke.

Lasoda (Cordia dichotoma)

Cordia dichotoma or glue berry also known as Indian cherry, found in a variety of forests ranging from forests of Western Ghats to subtropical regions and used traditionally for the treatment of variety of diseases.

Karonda (Carissa carandas)

Carissa carandas flowering shrub grows naturally in Western Ghats of India and used in the Ayurveda system of medicine. The Indian herbal system of Ayurveda used Carissa carandas fruit to treat indigestion, diabetic ulcer and constipation.

Shahtoot (Morus indica)

Morus plant fruits are commonly known as mulberries and Morus indica is native to the tropical Himalayan region, currently cultivated in India and grown for its medicinal properties, antioxidant properties and antimicrobial properties.

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