Medicinal Plants and Herbs used in Ayurvedic Therapy

Referring to the ancient Vedas, from which Ayurveda originates, a practitioner will rely on an array of herbal remedies. Often used in combinations with other natural tonics, proteins and minerals, these herbs help to improve digestions and to promote a healthy immune system. According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCAM), Ayurvedic treatments currently include “more than 600 herbal formulas and 250 single plant drugs are included in the ‘pharmacy’ of Ayurvedic treatments.

List of few PLANTS and HERBS

  • Alkanet
  • Aloe Vera plant
  • Anise
  • Apple
  • Arnica
  • Artichoke
  • Asparagus
  • Banana
  • Barberry
  • Barley
  • Bark
  • Bastard Balm
  • Basil
  • Bean
  • Bilberry Bush
  • Bindweed
  • Birch Tree
  • Birthwort
  • Black Currant
  • Black Mulberry
  • Black Locust
  • Brier
  • Brooklime
  • Buckthorn
  •  Buckwheat
  • Burdock
  • Butterbur
  • Caraway
  • Castor Oil
  • Celandine
  • Celery
  • Chamomile
  • Chervil
  • Chicory
  • Cider
  • Clover
  • Clubmoss
  • Cocklebur
  • Common Hazel
  • Coneflower
  • Coriander
  • Cornel Tree
  • Cornflower
  • Cowslip
  • Dandelion
  • Danewort
  • Durmast
  • Elecampane
  •  Elder
  • Endives
  • European_Silver_Fir
  • Fennel
  • Fern
  • Figwort
  • Garlic
  • Garden Angelica
  • Gentian
  • Ganoderma Lucidum
  • Ginkgo Biloba
  • Ginseng
  • Hemp Agrimony
  • Hornbeam
  • Horseradish
  • Horsetail
  • Hot Pepper
  • Iris
  • Jasmine
  • Lady’s Mantle
  • Laurel
  • Lavender
  • Linden Tree
  • Lemon
  • Pansy
  •  Pot Marigold
  • Marijuana
  • Marjoram
  • Marsh Mallow
  • Meadow Sage
  • MeadowSweet
  • Milfoil
  • Milk thistle
  • Milkwort
  • Mint
  • Mistletoe
  • Mullein
  • Mustard
  • Nettle
  • Oat
  • Onion
  • Parsley
  • Parsnip
  • Patience Dock
  • Peach
  • Pepper
  • Privet
  • Pumpkin
  • Rattle
  •  Redcurrant
  • Red Poppy
  • Roadweed
  • Rockcap Fern
  • Rosemary
  • Rye
  • Saltcedar
  • Savory
  • Sea Buckthorn
  • Sesame
  • Shepherd’s Purse
  • Silverweed
  • Small daisies
  • Spinach
  • Soy
  • Tansy
  • Thyme
  • Thorn apple
  • Underbrush
  • Wheat
  • Wild Strawberry
  • White Lily
  • Wood Avens
  • Wood spurge
  • Wormwood