Since ancient times, humans and plants have had a very spiritual connection - plants capture solar energy and convert it into nutrients that humans can digest.
Each and every herb in Ayurvedic herbology has a multitude of benefits - for the mind, body, and spirit.
Herbs can be used internally or externally (through the skin) - or even used as aromatherapy.
From weight loss to beautiful skin to overall vitality, herbs can transform your health in so many ways.
Here are the some herbs that you cannot miss to incorporate in your routine for a healthy lifestyle.

1. Brahmi :

Brahmi is the tonic for the brain and nervous system.
Brahmi also balances the left and right hemispheres of the brain, and decalcifies the pineal gland.
It is tridoshic, but is especially beneficial for balancing high Pitta conditions.
Brahmi removes toxins and blockages from the nervous system.
It helps with depression, enhances intelligence and improves memory and concentration.

2. Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is used for arthritis, anxiety, trouble sleeping (insomnia), tumors, tuberculosis, asthma, a skin condition marked by white patchiness (leukoderma), bronchitis, backache, fibromyalgia, menstrual problems, hiccups, and chronic liver disease.
Ashwagandha is also used as an “adaptogen” to help the body cope with daily stress, and as a general tonic.
Some people also use ashwagandha for improving thinking ability, decreasing pain and swelling (inflammation), and preventing the effects of aging. It is also used for fertility problems in men and women and also to increase sexual desire.
Ashwagandha is applied to the skin for treating wounds, backache, and one-sided paralysis (hemiplegia).


Cumin enhances the digestive system and metabolism.
It helps the body with nutrient absorption.
Cumin can be especially useful for new moms after giving birth, as it cleanses the reproductive organs and improves milk secretion.
Use cumin while cooking to assist in the assimilation of micronutrients.

4.Malabar Nut

Malabar Nut is an important herb in Ayurveda treatments of bronchial problems.
It is mainly used to treat of the cough, bronchitis, asthma etc.
It has the ability to increase the platelet counts in blood.
It is also prescribed for local bleeding due to peptic ulcer, piles etc. It's local use may give relief from gum bleeding.
Powdered leaves are used for the treatment of skin troubles.


Shathavari is a great gift to women by nature.
This plant's root helps to increase the breast milk , the juice made by crushing and squeezing of the bulb mixed with either ghee or milk can consumed as a drink .
Helps to nourish and clean the blood and reproductive organs.
Improves fertility.
Nourishes the womb and ovum for healthy pregnancy.
Prevents unpredictable miscarriage.
Regulates the menstruation and timely ovulation.

6. Turmeric

Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.
It helps the body fight foreign invaders and also has a role in repairing damage and boosting immunity.
The compound curcumin present in turmeric has been known to interfere with cancer development in the body.
Detoxifies the Liver.
Turmeric's anti-inflammatory properties have been instrumental in treating osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.