Medicinal Plant list

Botanical name  Adhatoda vasica / Justicia adhatoda 

Plant typeHerb 

Part used:  Bark, Leaves, Fruit, Root, Leaf juice 

Medicinal UseCough, Cold, Asthma, Hiccups, Hickcups, Dental ailments. Its local use gives relief in pyorrhoea and in bleeding gums. 


 Botanical name:   Emblica officinalis  

Plant type:  Tree  

Parts usedFruit  

Medicinal UseVitamin C, Cough, Diabetes, Cold, Laxative, Hyper acidity, Hair problems. 


Botanical name  Hemidesmus Indicus 

Plant type:  Shrub 

Parts usedRoot, Leaves 

Medicinal UseDemulcent, Astringent, Blood Purifier, Skin Problems, Leukoderma, Skin Disease, Pimples, Itching. 


  • Common name:   Ashok

Botanical name:   Saraca Asoca  

Plant type:  Tree  

Parts usedBark, Flowe  

Medicinal UseMenstrual Pain, Uterine disorder, Diabetes, Women Tonic, White Discharge, Leucorrhoea, Urine Infections, Dysuria 


Botanical name:   Polyalthia longifolia – Saraca Indica  

 Plant type:  Tree  

Parts usedBark  

Medicinal UseFever, skin diseases, diabetes, hypertension, helminthiasis. 


 Botanical name  Withania Somnifera  

Plant type:  Herb  

Part uses:  Root, Leaves, Fruits 

Medicinal UseRestorative tonic, Stress, Nerves disorder, Aphrodisiac, Joint Pain, Weight Gain, Stiffness. 


Botanical name:   Acorus Calamus 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedRhizome 

Medicinal Use: Sedative, analgesic, epilepsy, hypertensive. 


Botanical name:   Aegle marmelous   

Plant type:  Tree 

Parts used Root, Stem, Bark, Leaves, Fruit, Flowers 

Medicinal Use Diarrhea, Dysentery, Constipation. 


Botanical name:   Vetiveria Zizanoides / Chrysopogon zizanioides 

Plant type:  Bunchgrass 

Parts usedRoot 

Medicinal UseHyperdisia, Burning, Ulcer, Skin, Vomiting. 


Botanical name  Phylanthus niruri /  Phyllanthus amarus 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedWhole Plant 

Medicinal UseAnemia, Jaundice, Dropsy. 


Botanical name  Terminalia Bellerica (Beleric or Bastard Myrobalan) 

Plant type:  Tree 

Parts usedFruit, Seed, Bark 

Medicinal UseCough, Insomnia, Dropsy, Vomiting, Ulcer, Constipation, Sore throat, Weight Loss. 


Botanical name:   Bacopa Monnieri  

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedWhole plant 

Medicinal UseNervous, Memory enhancer, Mental disorder, Brain Function, Anxiety, Concentration. 


Botanical name:   Eclipta alba / Eclipta prostrata

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedSeed, Whole plant 

Medicinal UseAnti-inflamatory, Digestive, Hairtonic, Pain relief, Skin diseases 


Botanical name  Gloriosa Superba 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedSeed, Tuber, Leaf, Whole plant

Medicinal Use: Skin Disease, Labor pain, Abortion, General debility, Skin diseases, Antidote for snakebites, Antihelmintic.


Botanical name  Swertia Chirata  

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedWhole Plant 

Medicinal UseSkin Desease, Burning sensation, Fever, Diabetes Mellitus, Stomach Problems, Blood Purifier, Constipation, Loss of appetite, Intestinal worms. 


Botanical name:   Plumbago Zeylanica 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedRoot, Root bar 

Medicinal UseAppetiser, Antibacterial, Anti-inflammatory. 


Botanical name:   Cinnamomum Zeylanicum 

Plant typeTree

Parts used: Bark, Oil 

Medicinal UseBronchitis, Asthma, Cardiac, Disorder, Fever, Cough, Digestive, Cholesterol, Hypertension, Joint Pain. 


Botanical name:   Gymnema Sylvestre 

Plant type:  Climber 

Parts usedLeaves 

Medicinal UseDiabetes, High Blood Sugar, Hyperglycemia, Asthma. 


Botanical name:   Commiphora Wightii – Commiphora mukul  

Plant type:  Tree 

Parts usedGum rasine 

Medicinal UseCholesterol, Joint Pain, Obesity, Excess Fat, Rheumatic Problems  


Botanical name:   Tinospora Cordifolia 

Plant type:  Climber 

Parts usedStem, Root (extract)

Medicinal UseGout, Pile, General debility, Fever, Jaundice. 


Botanical name:   Aloe Vera 

Plant type:  Herb 

Part uses: Leaves 

Medicinal UseLaxative, Wound healing, Skin burns, Skin care, Ulcer, Weight loss, Diabetes, Hepatitis, Inflammatory bowel diseases, Osteoarthritis, Asthma, Fever, Itching, Inflammation. 


Botanical name:   Tribulus Terrestris 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts used:  Whole Plant 

Medicinal UseSweet cooling, Aphrodisiac, Digestive, Sexual and Urinary Problems, Kidney Problems, Kidney Stone, Calculi, Sperm Count, Oligospermia. 


Botanical name:   Wrightia tinctoria 

Plant typeTree 

Part usedStem bark, Root bark, Seed 

Medicinal UseDiabetes Mellitus, Stomach Problem, Abdominal, Urinary Stone, Gall Bladders, Gas, Flatulence, Dysentery. 


Botanical name:   Curcuma longa 

Plant typeHerb 

Part used:  Rhizome 

Medicinal UseAntiseptic, Diabetes, Mellitus, Blood Purifier, Antiaging, Anti Oxidant. 


Botanical name:   Terminalia Chebula (Black- or Chebulic Myrobalan) 

Plant type:  Tree 

Parts usedFruit, Seed 

Medicinal UseWound ulcer, Leprosy, Inflammation, Cough, Constipation, Flatulence. 


Botanical name:   Lawsonia inermis 

Plant type:  Shrub 

Parts usedLeaves, Flower, Seed 

Medicinal UseBurning, Steam, Anti-inflammatory. 

Cosmetic Use: Mehndi (temporary tatoo / body art), Hair dye.


  • Common name:   Hing

Botanical name:   Ferula Asafoetida 

Plant type:  Shrub 

Parts usedDried latex (gum oleoresin) exuded from the rhizome or tap root 

Medicinal UseAnti-inflammatory, Anti-oxidative, Healthy teeth and Stronger bones, Anemia, Anticancer, Antibacterial, Menstrual issues, Anti-depressant, GIT problems, Immunity, Migraine, Perfect spice for dishes. 


Botanical name:   Syzygium cumini 

Plant typeTree 

Part used:  Bark, Leaves, Fruit, Seed 

Medicinal UseDiabetes Mellitus, Dysentery, Blood Sugar. 

Botanical name:   Mucuna Pruriens

Plant typeClimber

Parts used: Root, Seed, Leaf

Medicinal Use: Parkinson disease, Male infertility, Snakebites, Nervous, Disorder, Constipation, Nephropathy, Strangury, Dropsy.


Botanical name:   Andrographis Paniculata 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedWhole Plant 

Medicinal UseFever, Weakness, Flatulence 


Botanical name  Solanum Xanthocarpum 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedWhole Plant, Fruit, Seed 

Medicinal Use: Diuretic, Anti-inflammatory, Appetizer, Stomach problems, Worms, Sore throat.


Botanical name:   Momordica charantia 

Plant typeClimber 

Part used:  Leaves, Fruit, Seed 

Medicinal UseDiabetes, Mellitus, Liver Problems, Jaundice, Worms. 


Botanical name:   Strychinos Nux-vomica 

Plant type:  Tree 

Parts usedSeed 

Medicinal UseNervous, Paralysis, Healing wound, ED, Impotence. 


Botanical name:   Holarrhena Antidysenterica 

Plant type:  Shrub 

Parts usedBark, Seed 

Medicinal UseScabies, Antipyretic, Amebic dysentery, Bacterial Infection, Diarrhea, Gas. 


Botanical name:  Syzygium Aromaticum 

Plant typeTree 

Part used Buds, Fruits 

Medicinal Use: Antifungal, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Immunostimulating, Antimicrobial, Anticarcinogenic, Antibacterial, Decongestant, Expectorant, Aphrodisiac, Improving digestion, Antiemetic, Spasmolytic, Vasodilator, Toothache and other types of pain.


Botanical name:   Solanum nigrum 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedFruit, Whole plant 

Medicinal Use: Antipyretic, Anthelminticy, Diuretic, Sedative, Anti-inflammatory, Anti dysenteric, etc. 


Botanical name:   Enicostemma Axillare (syn.Enicostemma littorale)

Plant typeHerb 

Part used:  Whole Plant 

Medicinal UseInsulin, Diabetes, Mellitus, Obesity, Excess Fat. 


Botanical name  Centella Asiatica 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedWhole plant 

Medicinal Use: Brain tonic, Anti-inflammatory, Jundice, Diuretic, Nervous, Memory enhancer, Anxiety. 


Botanical name  Mesua Ferrea 

Plant type:  Tree 

Parts used: Root, Bark, Leaf, Flower 

Medicinal Use: Antibacterial, Antihemorrhagic, Skin, Burning, Vomiting, Dysentery, Piles. 


  • Common name:   Nagarmotha

Botanical name  Cyperus rotundus 

Plant typeHerb 

Part used: Tuber, Root 

Medicinal UseVata, Dysentery, Piles, Hemorrhoids, Fever, Indigestion, Dyspepsia, Hair Problems. 


  • Common name:   Neem

Botanical name  Azadirachta  Indica 

Plant type:  Tree 

Part uses: Root, Leaves, Seed, Flower 

Medicinal Use: Sedative, Analgesic, Diabetes Mellitus, Skin Problem, Leukoderma, Lice, Dandruff, Cardiovascular disease, GIT problems. 


  • Common name:   Pippali – Long peeper 

Botanical name  Peeper longum 

Plant type:  Climber 

Parts usedFruit, Root 

Medicinal UseAppetizer, Enlarged spleen, Bronchities, Cold, Antidote. 


  • Common name:   Pashan Bheda – Pathar Chur

Botanical name  Coleus barbatus 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedRoot 

Medicinal UseKidney stone, Calculus. 


  • Common name  Pudina – Pippermint

 Botanical name:   Mentha piperita

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedLeaves, Flower, Oil 

Medicinal UseStomach Problem, Abdominal, Acidity, Gas, Flatulence, Constipation, Digestive, Pain killer. 


  • Common name:   Punarnava

Botanical name  Boerhavia diffusa 

Plant typeHerb 

Part used:  Root, Leaves, Seed 

Medicinal UseLiver Problems, Kidney Problems, Jaundice, Urinary Problems, Swelling, White Discharge, Leucorrhoea. 


  • Common name:   Rakta Chitrak

Botanical name  Plumbago Indica 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts used: Root, Root bar 

Medicinal UseIndyspeipsia, Colic, Inflammation, Cough. 


  • Common name:   :  Reetha – Aritha – Soapnuts – Soapberries

Botanical name  Sapindus Mukorossi 

Plant type:  Tree 

Part used:  Fruit 

Medicinal Use Hair wash, Hair protection, Hair problems, Skin problems, Anti-dandruff,  Anti-lice, Antibacterial and Anti-fungal agent.


  • Common name  Sada Bahar – Rose periwinkle

Botanical name  Vincea rosea – Catharanthus roseus 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedWhole Plant 

Medicinal UseLeukemia, Hypotensive, Antispasmodic , Antidot. 


  • Common name:   Safed Musli

Botanical name:   Chlorophytum Borivilianum 

Plant typeHerb 

Part used:  Root 

Medicinal UseSperm Count, Oligospermia, Semen, Stamina, Vigour, Vitality, Night Fall. 


  • Common name:   Sandal Wood

Botanical name:   Santalum Album 

Plant type:  Tree 

Parts usedHeart wood , Oil 

Medicinal UseSkin disorder, Burning sensation, Jaundice, Cough. 


  • Common name:   Sarpa Gandha

Botanical name:   Rauwolfia Serpentina 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedRoot 

Medicinal UseHypertension, Insomnia, Anxiety , Sound sleep, Stress . 


  • Common name:   Senna – Sonamukhi Patti  

Botanical name:   Cassia angustifolia 

Plant type:  Shrub 

Parts usedDry Tubers 

Medicinal UseRheumatism, General debility tonic, Aphrodisiac, Constipation , Gas , Flatulence , Digestion. 


Botanical name:   Convolvulus pluricaulis / Evolvulus alsinoides / Canscora decussata / Clitorea ternatea 

Plant type:  Climber 

Part usedWhole plant 

Medicinal UseBrain Tonic, Concentration, Memory Booster. It has a positive effect on the function of all organs. Used for mental disorders and stress. Febrifuge. Also used to stimulate hair growth. 


  • Common name:   Shatavari – Satavari

Botanical name  Asparagus Racemosus 

Plant type:  Climber 

Parts usedTuber, Root 

Medicinal UseEnhance lactation, General weekness, Fatigue, Cough, Stamina , Women Tonic , Acidity , Night Fall , Vajikaran   


  • Common name  Sunth

Botanical name:   Zingiber Officinale 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedRhizome 

Medicinal UseDigestive , Cough , Gas , Flatulence , Appetizer . 


  • Common name  Tagar

Botanical name  Valeriana Wallichii 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedRhizome 

Medicinal UseNeurological, psychological and digestive desorders, Insomnia, Anti-inflammatory, Antispasmodic. 


  • Common name:   Tulsi – Holy basil  

Botanical name:   Ocimum sanclum 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedLeaves, Seed 

Medicinal UseCough, Cold, Bronchitis, Expectorant. 


  • Common name:   Vai Vidanka  

Botanical name:   Embelia Ribes 

Plant type:  Climber 

Parts usedRoot, Fruit, Leaves 

Medicinal UseSkin disease, Snake Bite, Helminthiasis. 


  • Common name:   Vasa 

Botanical name:   Adhatoda vesica 

Plant type:  Shrub 

Parts usedWhole Plant 

Medicinal UseAntispasmodic, Respiratory stimulant. 


  • Common name:   Vacha – Bach – Sweet Flag 

Botanical name:   Acorus Calamus 

Plant type:  Herb 

Parts usedRhizome 

Medicinal Use: Sedative, analgesic, epilepsy, hypertensive. 

Botanical name:   Mucuna Pruriens 

Plant type:  Climber 

Parts usedRoot, Seed, Leaf 

Medicinal Use: Parkinson disease, Snakebites, Nervous, Disorder, Constipation, Nephropathy, Strangury, Dropsy. 

  • Common name:   Yashtimadhu – Mulethi 

Botanical name:   Glycyrrhiza glabra 

Plant typeHerb 

Part used:  Rhizome, Root 

Medicinal UseCough, Cold, Asthma, Acidity, Sore Throat.