Acacia Catechu

Acacia Catechu English name: Black Catechu Sankrit name: Khadir Family: Fabaceae – Mimosoideae Part used: Bark Traditional uses: In Ayurvedic medicine, Acacia leaves, flowers, and pods have long been used to expel worms, to staunch bleeding, heal wounds, and suppress the coughing up of blood. Its strong astringent action is used to contract and toughen mucous membranes throughout the body…

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Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus Acorus calamus is a Perennial, semi-aquatic and smelly plant, found in both temperate and subtemperate zones. It is upto 6 feet tall, aromatic, sword-shaped leaves and small, yellow/green flowers with branched rhizome. Rhizome horizontal, jointed, somewhat vertically compressed, spongy within, 1.25-2.5 cm in thickness, pale to dark brown or ocassionally orange-brown in colour, leaves grass-like or sword shaped,…

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Bupleurum sinensis

Bupleurum sinensis Bupleurum sinensis extract Appearance Brown-yellow powder Part of used: Root Appearance: Brown-yellow powder Botanical Source: The root of Bupleurum chinense DC GMP factory Product Name : Bupleurum sinensis extract Appearance: Brown-yellow powder Botanical Source : The root of Bupleurum chinense DC. (Fam. Umbelliferae). Customarily called ” Bei chaihu”(North Chinese Thorowax Root). Category : Standard Herb Extracts Description :…

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Hawthorn Fruit / Leaf Extract

Hawthorn Fruit / Leaf Extract Brown-red or Yellow brown fine powder Name: Hawthorn Fruit / Leaf Extract Manufactory Product Name: Hawthorn Fruit / Leaf Extract Botanical Name: Hawthorn . Part Used: Fruit Active Ingredients: Hawthorn Flavones Appearance: Brown-red or Yellow –brown fine powder Test Method: UV Function: 1. Improves blood supply to the heart by dilating the coronary blood vessels…

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Bitter Apricot Seed

Bitter Apricot Seed   Source The mature seed of Prunus armeniaca L. var. ansu Maxim. (Fam. Rosaceae). Distribution Mainly in Chinese provinces such as Liaoning, Hebei,and Shandong, and in Inner Mongolia. Mostly naturally grown; also cultivated. Harvest & Processing Collect fruits after maturation in summer; remove sarcocarp and husks; take out seeds; dry under the sun. Commonly used in Hong…

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Boswellia Serrata

Boswellia Serrata English name: Olibanum, Frankincense Sanskrit name: Sallaki Family: Burseraceae Part used: Gum Traditional uses: The gum is credited with astringent, stimulant, expectorant, diuretic, diaphoretic, antipyretic, stomachic, emmenagogue and antiseptic properties. It is reported to be useful in ulcers, tumours, goitre. It is used in the preparation of an ointment for sores and is used with butter in syphilis….

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