The roots and the leaves and seeds of Ashwagandha is widely used in siddha medicine mostly to cure various diseases. It is very effective in curing loss of appetite, insomnia, gastric problems, swellings, vadha and kapha related diseases and various sexual disorders on all genders. Ashwagandha is a Sanskrit name which means the smell of the horse. In Siddha Medicine it is called as Amukkara and in English it is identified as Winter Cherry.The Botanical Name is Withania Somnifera and it belongs to the family Solanacece. Properties Taste: Bitter Property: Light Vigor: Heat Section: Pungent Actions Febrifuge Diuretic Alterative Aphrodisiac Deobstruent Diuretic Tonic Rejuvenator Antioxidant Anti-tumor Soporific Mild Sedative Weight gain Tired and Worried of less weight? Taking Ashwagandha regularly with milk increases weight naturally.
Botanical Name: Trigonella foenum-graecum Family: Fabaceae Various Names English – Fenugreek Tamil – Venthayam / Vendhiyam Sanskrit – Methika Hindi – Methi Telugu – Menthulu Kannada – Menthya Malayalam – Uluwa Uses of Fenugreek in Siddha Medicine The parts like leaves as well as the seed of the fenugreek are used in Siddha medicine to cure various diseases. Acid Reflux / Heart burn and Ulcer Consuming a tea spoon of fenugreek with water before food is an effective medicine for the acid reflux or heart burn. This remedy also works against ulcer. Abdominal pain due to Indigestion Take a tea spoon of fenugreek with buttermilk is a good remedy for the abdominal pain caused by indigestion and which is also effective in reducing the effect
The Leaves, flowers, fruits and roots of adathoda are used in the preparation of the drugs in siddha medicine to cure various diseases such as coughs, colds, asthma, skin infections, fever, bleeding piles and inflammation. Tamil Name: Vaasai Family: Acanthaceae Botanical Name: Justicia Adathoda Properties of Adathoda Taste-Bitter Property- Light Vigor-Heat Section-Pungent Actions of Adathoda Antibacterial Antibiotic Antidiabetic Antihemorrhagic Antispasmodic Bronchodilator Diuretic Expectorant Hypotensive Mucolytic Sedative Spasmodic Active Component Vasicine an active component present in the adathoda is effective for inflammation caused by bacteria and reduces fever. Chemical Compounds The chemical compounds (Alkaloids) present in the adathoda leaf are used for treating the patient suffering from E-Coli, Typhoid and Pneumonia. Antibacterial Action The antibacterial action in the adathoda helps to treat patients suffering from inflammation
Tamil Name: Acuvakanthi/Ashwagantha (Read more about its uses), Amukkara kizanku Botanical Name: Withania Somnifera Properties and Actions: Taste- Bitter Property- Light Vigor- Heat Section- Pungent Action-Diauretic, Febrifuge, Aphrodisiac, Tonic, Sedative, Deobstruent Important Formulations: Amukkara Chooranam Rasakenthi Mezuku Idivallathi Mezeku Kanthaga Rasayanam Maka Elathy Kulikai Maka Vallathi Ilakam Nandhi Mezuku Narathai Ilakam Parangipattai Rasayanam Therapeutic Uses: Fever, Weight gaining, Ulcers, Osteoarthritis, Impotence, Oedema, Epilepsy, Eczema, Anemia. Read more about Amukkara/Ashwagantha uses Dose: Powder 3-6 gm