Herbs are small flowring plants, leafy green and most commonly used for flavouring, food, medicine, fragrances or perfume. Ayurvedic medicine system is based on herbs and you can grow your very own herb garden with below list of plants.
Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum) most commonly used in Ayurveda for traditional medicine purposes, native to the Indian subcontinent. The plant leaves are widely used as a herbal tea and has a place within the tradition of Hinduism.
Mentha or mint originally used as a medicinal herb in Ayurveda to treat stomach ache and chest pain. The herb also used in Indian cuisine, summer drinks and several uses in traditional medicine.
Coriander or parsley is an edible plant and most traditionally used in cuisines throughout the world. The fresh coriander leaves and dried seeds are particularly rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K.
Curry Tree is a small tree with aromatic leaves, used in many dishes in India. The leaves are called by the name curry leaves or sweet neem leaves with bitter and sweet taste but medicinal flavour.
Fenugreek leaves and seeds have been used in Ayurveda and loaded with health benefiting properties. Both seeds and leaves are common ingredients in dishes from India such as Aloo Methi, methi ke Parathe and in salads.
Fennel is a flowering plant also used as a food plant for its highly aromatic flavored leaves. India is the largest producer of fennel seeds, used in cookery and sweet dessert as well as summer drink.
Ajwain originated in India and both the leaves and the seed fruit are consumed by humans. The plant is mainly cultivated from Rajasthan state of India ajwain seed water is used in traditional Ayurveda for stomach disorders and indigestion.
Aloe vera is mainly cultivated for agricultural and medicinal uses. This species of plant widely grown as an ornamental plant and used in Ayurvedic medicine for skin treatment, as moisturizer and for sunburns.
Giloy is a vine with heart shaped leaves, also known as Amrita in Sanskrit and considered to be one of the most divine herbs in Ayurvedic medicine.
Wheatgrass used as a drink and dietary supplement that contains minerals, vitamins and amino acids. Wheatgrass juice and powder offers health properties and help to eliminate toxins from your body.