Malayalam name of herbs starting with 'A'

kerala-ayurvedic-herbs A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Asoka

asoka

Botanical name        :Saraca Indica

Malayalam name    : Asokam

It belongs to the legume family and genus Saraca. One of its varieties is a very handsome, small, erect evergreen tree, with deep green foliage. Its flowers are very fragrant and are bright orange-yellow in color and later turn red.This medicinal plant is useful in treatment of excessive menstruation .



Asafoetida

asafoetida

Botanical name : Ferula northex

Malayalam name : Perungayam

This medicinal plant is useful in relieving spasm and indigestion ,cholera , whooping cough and heart diseases.




Aniseed

asoka

Botanical name        :Pimpinella anisum

Malayalam name    : Shombu

Aniseed is the schizocarpic fruit of the annual anise plant of the parsley family  and consists of two half-fruits .The seed is ground-grey to greyish-brown in colour.It is used mainly as a flavourant, culinary, household, cosmetic and medicinal.


Acacia catechu

Karingali-acaciacatechu

Botanical name        :Acacia catechu

Malayalam name    : Karingali


Aegle marmelos

koovalam-Aegle-marmelos

Botanical name        :Aegle marmelos

Malayalam name    : Koovalam


Azadirachta indica

arya-vepu-Azadirachta-indica

Botanical name        :Azadirachta indica

Malayalam name    : Veppu


Acorus calamus

Acorus-Calamus-Vayambu

Botanical name        :Acorus calamus

Malayalam name    : Vayambu


Adhatoda zeylanica

adalodakam-Adhatoda-zeylanica

Botanical name        :Adhatoda zeylanica

Malayalam name    : Adalodakam


Aloe barbadensis

Aloe-barbadensis-katarvazha

Botanical name        :Aloe barbadensis

Malayalam name    : Kattarvazha


Alpinia calcarata

chittaratha-Alpinia-calcarata

Botanical name        :Alpinia calcarata

Malayalam name    : Chittaratha


Asparagus racemosus

sathavari-asparagus-racemosus

Botanical name        :Asparagus Racemosus

Malayalam name    : Sathavari


Aconytum heterophylum

Aconitum_heterophyllum-athividayam

Botanical name        :Aconytum heterophylum

Malayalam name    : Athividayam


Anacyclus pyretheum

anacyclus-pyrethrum-Akki-karuka

Botanical name        :Anacyclus pyretheum

Malayalam name    : Akki karuka


Andrographis paniculata

kiriyathu-Andrographis-paniculata

Botanical name        :Andrographis paniculata

Malayalam name    : Kiriyath