Malayalam name of herbs starting with 'B'

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

Belleric myroblan


Botanical name : Termindia chebula retz

Malayalam name :Harad or Haritaki

Belleric  is a large tree, often with buttresses. It has large leaves, 10 to 25 cm long, clustered near ends of branches; small pale green foul-smelling flowers in simple spikes and egg-shaped, brownish long fruits densely covered with hair.Half ripe fruit of the belleric myroblan is a purgative.It is used in chronic constipation.

Holy basil


Botanical name : Ocimum basilicum

Malayalam name : Thulasi

It is considered a symbol of fidelity and helpful in attaining spiritual enlightenment. It has been used to support a healthy response to stress, maintain blood sugar levels within a normal range, promote longevity, nourish the mind and elevate the spirit.



Botanical name     :Bacopa monnieri

Malayalam name  : Brahmi

The plant is an aquatic creeping perennial herb.The herb is found floating in the waters of marshes and wetlands .This plant is useful mental diseases ,nervous disorders , constipation and as diuretic .This plant is also a blood purifier .

Baliospermum montanum


Botanical name : Baliospermum montanum

Malayalam name : Nagadandhi

Boerhaavia diffusa


Botanical name : Boerhaavia diffusa

Malayalam name : Thazhuthama ,Punarnava

Black Cumin


Botanical name : Nigella sativa

Malayalam name : Karinjeerakam

Bitter Gourd


Botanical name : Momordica charantia

Malayalam name : Pavakka

Bottle Gourd


Botanical name : Lagenaria siceraria

Malayalam name : Churakka