Malayalam name of herbs starting with 'C'

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

caster oil plant


Botanical name : Ricinus communis

Malayalam name : Avanakku

Castor oil plant has large, palm-shaped leaves, green female flowers, and prickly red seed capsules.Castor oil is well known for its strongly laxative.



Botanical name : Acorus calumus L

Malayalam name : Vayampu

Calamus is a perennial plant that grows in swamps.Also known as sweet flag or sweet cane.This plant is useful in Asthma .It is valued as a "rejuvenator" for the brain and nervous system, and as a remedy for digestive disorders.



Botanical name : Solenostemon

Malayalam name :karinjirakam

The plant has  finely divided, feathery leaves with thread-like divisions, growing on 2030 cm stems.Caraway can be either an annual or biennial plant.The entire caraway plant is edible. The roots may be boiled and treated like cooked parsnips or carrots. The young leaves can be used in salads or for seasoning soups and stews.



Botanical name :Apium graveolens L

Malayalam name :Ayamodakam

The whole plant is gently stimulant, nourishing, and restorative; it can be liquidized and the juice taken for joint and urinary tract inflammations, such as rheumatoid arthritis, cystitis or urethritis, for weak conditions and nervous exhaustion.



Botanical name : Cinnamomum verum

Malayalam name : Karuvapatta

It is  very famous spice .belonging to the family Lauraceae, native to Sri Lanka and Southern India.Cinnamon bark is widely used as a spice. It is principally employed in cookery as a condiment and flavouring material, being largely used in the preparation of some kinds of desserts, chocolate, spicy candies, tea, hot cocoa and liqueurs.



Botanical name : Coriandrum sativum L

Malayalam name : Malli

Coriandrum is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae.Coriander is an essential part of curry powder in Indian .Coriander leaves are also Used in India.



Botanical name : Eugenia caryophyllata

Malayalam name : Grambu