10 Indian Medicinal Plants to Grow At Your House

Here is the list of Indian Medicinal Plants that you can grow at your home and they will keep your home always positive. Medicinal Plants also include Ashwangandha, Thyme, Rosemary, Lavender, Sage and Brahmi.

Holy Basil/Tulsi (तुलसी)

Basil

Holy basil plant is native to the Indian subcontinent and has a place within the home of every Hindu. Tulasi used for herbal tea and one of the most herb of Ayurveda and traditional medicine.

Coriander/Dhania (धनिया)

Coriander

Coriander grown for its leaves and used in cuisines throughout the world. Fresh coriander leaves and the dried seeds powder are most traditionally used in Indian cooking.

Spearmint/Pudina (पुदीना)

Pudina

Spearmint is the main ingredient of the summer drinks of India and the leaves are also used for spearmint tea, Chutney and very refreshing Pudina Sharbat.

Carom/Ajwain (अजवाइन)

Ajwain

Ajwain originated in India and the leaves are used for Pakora and Paratha. Trachyspermum ammi used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for stomach disorders.

Aloe Vera/Ghritkumari (घृतकुमारी)

Aloe_Vera

Aloe Vera has number of medicinal uses, mostly found in beverages, cosmetics and lotion. The species is also popular as a houseplant and grown as an ornamental plant.

Cordifolia/Giloy (गिलोय)

Giloy

Tinospora cordifolia is a climbing plant, also known as Guduchi. Giloy is one of the most divine herb of India and a must use Indian medicine without causing any harmful effects.

Mustard/Sarson (सरसों)

Mustard-plant

Mustard plants are from the foothills of the Himalaya in India and Mustard seeds are used as a Indian spice. Mustard Greens are rich source of minerals including Vitamins A, C, and K.

Curry Leaves/Kadi Patta (कड़ी पत्ता/मीठी नीम)

Curry_tree

Curry Tree is native to India and its leaves are used in most of the Indian dishes. Leaves are known as curry leaves or sweet neem leaves in different Indian languages.

Indian Sorrel/Chaangeri (चांगेरी)

Indian Sorrel leaves used in ayurveda and known to have many medicinal properties. The Indian herb is used in digestive disorders and diarrhea.

Ginseng/Ashwagandha (अश्वगंधा)

Withania somnifera or Indian ginseng is used in traditional Indian medicine. Ashwagandha cultivated in Madhya Pradesh,Kerala and Rajasthan regions of India. Must have Indian medicinal plants for your home also include betel leaf, Cynodon dactylon or Indian doab, Garlic plant, Ginger plant, Turmeric plant and Lemongrass.