Malayalam name of herbs starting with 'P'

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


Botanical name :Piper nigrum

Malayalam name :Kurumulaku

Pepper is known as the king of spices.pepper is useful in illnesses such as constipation, diarrhea, earache, gangrene, heart disease, hernia, hoarseness, indigestion, insect bites, insomnia, joint pain, liver problems, lung disease, oral abscesses, sunburn, tooth decay, and toothaches.


Botanical name :Ficus religiosa

Malayalam name :: Arayal

Decoction of its bark with honey is good for cure of skin diseases .Its bark is useful in gonorrhoea, ulcer and various other skin diseases.Dried fruit of this tree is useful for asthma.


Botanical name :Boerhaavia diffusa Linn

Malayalam name :Thazhuthama

Punarnava helps maintain efficient kidney function, with its diuretic, anti-spasmodic and anti-inflammatory action.


Botanical name :Petroselinum crispum

Malayalam name :: Seema malli

Parsley is a cold weather crop, growing best in rich, moist soil.Parsley is a bright green, biennial herb, also used as spice The leaves, stems and fruits contain a glucoside apiin, which on hydrolysis yields apigenin, glucose and a sugar; apiose .The herb is possessing diuretic, carminative, anti-pyretic properties.


Botanical name :Punica granatum

Malayalam name :: Madhalam

The pomegranate is a neat, rounded shrub or small tree that can grow to 20 or 30 ft., but more typically to 12 to 16 ft. in height.It is good source of the B vitamin, pantothenic acid, potassium and antioxidant polyphenols. pomegranate juice may be effective against prostate cancer and osteoarthritis.