AHG Skin Care Package

Many of the common health conditions seen in old age can be managed by plant remedies at primary healthcare level. AHG Old age Health package contains the following plants:-




SpeciesVernacular NamesMedicinal UseParts used
Curcuma longaTurmeric(English), halad(Hindi), arasina(Kannada), manjal(Malayalam), Halad(Marathi), aneshta(Sanskrit), mancal(Tamil)Pungent and bitter in taste, creates heat in the body, pacifies kapha pitha. Tubers
Aloe veraIndian Aloe(English), Lolesara(Kannada), Kattarvazha(Malayalam), Korfad(Marathi), Kumari(Sanskrit), Soththu kathalai(Tamil)Skin care, Liver spleen disorders, Dysuria, skin disorders, fever In case of ammenorhoea, it should be taken one week continuously before the onset of the cycle. Leaves
Phyllanthus amarusBhu amla(Hindi), Nelanelli, Bhumyamalaki(Kannada), Kizhanelli, Kirganelli(Malayalam), Bhui Aavla(Marathi), Bhu dharti, Bhuin amla(Sanskrit), Keelanelli(Tamil)Fever, cough, bronchitis, diabetes, jaundice, deficient digestion, tastelessness Whole plant
Azadirachta indicaNeem(English), Neem, Nimb(Hindi), Bevu(Kannada), Veppu(Malayalam), Kadulimba(Marathi), Nimba(Sanskrit), Vembu, Veppam(Tamil)Bitter and astringent taste, creates coldness in the body, pacifies pitha and kapha Flowers, leaf, bark, seeds and oil
Cynodon dactylonBermuda grass(English), Dub(Hindi), Garike hullu(Kannada), Karuka(Malayalam), Durva(Marathi), Durva(Sanskrit), Arugampul(Tamil) Whole plant
Basella albaIndian spinach(English), Poi, Lalbaclu(Hindi), Basale(Kannada), Basalaccira(Malayalam), Mayalu(Marathi), Whamichi bhaji(Marathi), Upodika, Potaki(Sanskrit), Venpacalikkoti(Tamil) Aerial parts
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