Vata = Pitta – Kapha –
The Malabur nut is a shrub that has lance shaped leaves which are oppositely arranged and smooth-edged. They are of brownish green color when they are dry. Trunk has long, opposite and ascending branches. The bark is of yellow color. Flowers are usually of white color and their inflorescence shows large and dense spikes. Fruits are with club shaped capsules. The leaves of this plant contain phytochemicals such as several alkaloids (such as vasicine), tannins, saponins, phenolics and flavonoids in it. Out of these most important is vasicine (Quinazoline alkaloid).
Latin name – Adhatoda vasica
Positive effects of Adhatoda vasica:
- Supports healthy respiratory system.
Package, composition, dosage:
Composition: 100% standardized extract, each capsule contains 500 mg of extract Adhatoda vasica Nees. (Acanthaceae) 5:1 standardized to 0,5 % alkaloids. Vegetarian capsule shell made from plant cellulose containing active moiety.
Package: 60 capsules, 500 mg of pure herbal extract in each capsule, no additives
Tulsi has played a significant role in the history of mankind due to its numerous health benefits that it offers. Tulsi is considered to be an adaptogenic herb that balances different process in the body and enable body to adapt the stress. It promotes longevity. As it has got strong aroma and astringent taste, tulsi is regarded as tonic of life! It is said that having Tulsi plant in house can help to get rid of many ailments and it also keeps the surrounding atmosphere clean.
Vata – Pitta + Kapha –
Tulsi is an aromatic plant found in Southeast Asia. The plant is 30-60 cm tall, erect, hairy stems and scented green leaves bearing purplish flowers.
The plant is of two types:
a) Shyam Tulsi with black colored leaves;
b) Rama Tulsi with green leaves.
Tulsi capsules available at Planet Ayurveda are extracted from standardized extracts of the best quality herb called tulsi. Not only a religious point of view, but from a medicinal prospective also we can say that tulsi has got numerous health benefits. It helps to balance the Vata, Pitta and Kapha dosha in the body which intern are responsible for health. It has got rejuvenating and strengthening properties so in all ways it protects the body.
Tulsi has antimicrobial properties. It is also anti-inflammatory due to the oil eugenol, present in the leaves. It is useful in respiratory tract infection. The Ursolic acid present in tulsi has anti-allergic properties. Tha plant can play a role in the management of immunological disorders such as allergies and asthma.
Tulsi contains biologically active compounds including ursolic acid, apigenin, and luteolin.
Overall Tulsi has been studied for its medical properties and widely has been used for the production of various herbal products, like capsules, syrups, and juices. The different brands of Tulsi capsules are available in the market. Among them, Planet Ayurveda, Tulsi capsule (500 mg), 100% vegetarian capsules are highly effective to cure various diseases.
- Rasa – katu, tikat (pungent and bitter)
- Guna – laghu, ruksha (light and dry)
- Virya – Ushna (hot)
- Vipaka – Madhur (sweet)
Amalaki – a wonderful fruit full of natural vitamin C
Amla (Amlaki, Amalaki) know also as Indian gooseberry is one of the richest sources of natural vitamin C.
100 g of Amalaki juice may contain up to 1500 mg of Vitamin C. Amla is strong natural anti-oxidant and belongs among the best anti-aging substances.
„Food is an integral part of our life, when consumed nourishes, build up tissues and supply heat“
Among the best fruit in our dietary system, Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis) takes the first place. It pacifies Tridoshas (three basic elements of our body). It has very high nutritional value and is the rich source of vitamin C. Our lifestyle changes, competitive environment, lack of time and stress could be compensated by Amalaki as a food supplement.
Amalaki is called as ‘Indian Gooseberry’. It is a deciduous tree with gray bark and green leaves and 8-10 m in height. The flowers are greenish-yellow, and fruit is spherical, light greenish-yellow, smooth and hard with six vertical stripes.
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Attributes of Amalaki
In Ayurveda, Amalaki is designated as a Rasayan, which means it acts on our three types of energies. It pacifies Vata (Air element) by its Sourness (Amlatwa), Pitta (Fire element) by sweetness (Madhuryata) and cold potency (Sheetata), and Kapha(Earth element) by astringent flavor (Kashayatwa) and dryness (Rookshatwa).
Description of Amalaki Rasayan Capsules
Amalaki Rasayan capsules (500 mg) are the 100% pure standardized herbal extract of Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis). No chemicals, preservatives and artificial colors are added in the formulation and shells of capsules are made up of plant cellulose. Thereby, Amalaki Rasayana capsules are 100% vegie.
Capsules contain a standardized extract of Amla fruit pulp. It is rich in calcium, iron, essential amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants.
Package, composition, dosage of Amalaki Rasayan Capsules:
Composition: 100% standardized extract, each capsule contains 500 mg of extract of Emblica Officinalis 4:1. Vegetarian capsule shell made from plant cellulose containing active moiety.
Package: 60 capsules, 500 mg of pure herbal extract in each capsule extract, no additives
Curcumin capsules are also a wonderful formulation of Planet Ayurveda. These herbal capsules are prepared from the pure extract of Haridra (Curcuma longa). Haridra which is also known as turmeric is the most common spice used in the Indian kitchen. This herb contains chemical Curcumin which helps to promote the adrenal glands to increase the production of cortisone hormone thus quite effective in the treatment for hypocortisolism.
Dosage – one capsule two times a day with plain water after meals.
Read more about Why is standardized extract more potent than raw powder.