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2 Indian Name :Neem Tree Scientific Name :Azadirachta Indica
In India, neem is known as “the village pharmacy” because of its healing versatility, and it has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for more than 4,000 years due to its medicinal properties. The seeds, bark and leaves contain compounds with proven antiseptic, antiviral, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer and antifungal uses.

3 Bottle Brush

4 Gulmohar

5 Marigold

6 Mustard Brown mustard has been used for centuries as a medicine to treat conditions ranging from simple toothaches to severe convulsions in small children. References to mustard as a medicine typically mean brown mustard. Such medicine is typically extracted from its leaves and seeds. In antiquity, the Greeks valued the medicinal properties of mustard so highly that they considered it a gift to mankind, created by Asciepious, the god of healing. The most common use of mustard as a medicine is external as a liniment, poultice, or plaster. Mustard oil, by mildly irritating the skin, stimulates circulation, which relieves muscle pain. Mustard poultices have been attributed to relieving certain cases of bronchitis and pleurisy.

7 Peepal

8 Peepal Tree: A Tree of Great Use The peepal tree is used for a number of Ayurvedic medicinal purposes. They are as follows: Raw juice of the peepal plant leaf is very effective in arresting excessive bleeding. 50 ml of juice or 1 tbsp of dry leaf powder taken with water, can work wonders towards this cause. This recipe when consumed with equal quantity of tender leaves, coriander leaves and sugar can act against dysentery. Peepal leaves are also used for the treatment of mumps and boils. The leaf daubed in ghee or butter can be bandaged lukewarm over the affected part. A popular remedy for excessive urination in jaundice patients is soaking a piece of peepal bark in water overnight and consuming the water the following morning. Juice extracted from peepal leaves and held close to fire, can be used as ear drops. The leaves are effective against many heart diseases. For this, soak the leaves overnight in water, distill the next morning and then store. About 15 mg of this solution, can be administered thrice daily. It is known to be effective in the treatment of heart palpitation and cardiac weakness.

9 Juice from the root bark is effective against gout and stomatitis, heals ulcers and enhances granulations. Chewing of roots of this tree, is known to prevent gum disease. Peepal is an excellent remedy for the neck disease scrofula, that causes swollen lymphatic glands. A paste prepared by mashing its roots under water, is applied on the affected region of the neck. Peepal leaves have been used against bruises and wounds for years. Finely ground leaves mixed with jaggery are made into pills. One pill taken daily with milk, is an effective pain killer. The peepal fruit is also useful in treatment. Powdered dried fig fruit is extremely beneficial against asthma.

10 Cultural importance : Peepal tree has the great importance in India especially among the Buddhist who regard Peepal tree as the personification of Buddha. Lord Buddha attained enlightenment mediating under the Peepal tree. It is regarded as the sacred tree and the people uses its leaves for the religious purposes. According to the Buddha – 'He who worships the Peepal tree will receive the same reward as if he worshiped me in person'. The Peepal tree has its own symbolic meaning of Enlightenment and peace. People tie threads of white, red and yellow silk around it to pray for progeny and rewarding parenthood. Hindus in India holds the great spiritual regard for the Peepal Tree. They regard it as the tree beneath where Lord Vishnu was born.

11 Tulsi

12 History of Tulsi The earliest use of tulsi goes back at least as far as the Charhaka Samhita, one of the oldest surviving medical texts of ancient India. Tulsi occupies a very sacred place in the Hindu tradition and is often cultivated in households where offerings are made to it to ensure a happy and healthy home. Medicinally, tulsi has been used as a general infection fighter, as well as an overall tonic and to promote longevity.

13 Uses of Tulsi Antistress Antiviral Immunity

14 Rain Tree

15 Silver oak

16 Scientific Name: Phyllanthus emblica, syn
Scientific Name: Phyllanthus emblica, syn. Emblica officinalis Tree Family: Euphorbiaceae Commonly Known as: Amla or Indian Gooseberry Indian gooseberries contain highest content of vitamin C than any other naturally occurring substance in nature. Indian Ayurveda considers it as the strongest rejuvenator .It has number of tremendous medicinal value.

17 Arjuna tree The Bark of the Arjuna tree contains calcium salts, magnesium salts, and glucosides has been used in traditional Ayurvedic herbalism Juice of its leaf is used to cure dysentry and earache. Arjuna helps in maintaining the cholesterol level at the normal rate, as it contains the antioxidant properties similar to the Vitamin E. It strengths the heart muscles and maintains the heart functioning properly. It also improves functioning of cardiac muscle. Arjuna is used for the treatment of coronary artery disease, heart failure, edema, angina and hypercholesterolemia. Its bark power possesses diuretic, prostaglandin enhancing and coronary risk factor modulating properties. It is also considered as beneficial in the treatment of Asthma.

18 Guava Tree Guavas are often included among superfruits, being rich in dietary fiber, vitamins A and C, folic acid, and the dietary minerals, potassium, copper and manganese. Having a generally broad, low-calorie profile of essential nutrients, a single common guava (P. guajava) fruit contains about four times the amount of vitamin C as an orange

19 Aloe Vera

20 Uses of Aloe Vera Aloe vera is used for enhancing skin growth.
Acid inside Aloe vera is used as effective pain killers. Antiseptic made from Aloe vera is used to kill mold, bacteria, funguses and viruses. Aloe vera uses include help in skin blemishes. Acne is treated by Aloe vera gel and it's really effective. Aloe vera also helps in stopping baldness. Important Aloe vera uses include relief from cuts, bruises and burns.


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