Red chilies provide pungency and punch to ethnic Indian cuisines due to their ruddy shading and hot taste.When it mixes with coconut, it gives a firm surface to the curry.Chilies are an excellent source of vitamin C that can provide unique shivers to your tongue with extraordinary flavour to your food.
Satavari comes from the asparagus family and is an adaptogenic herb that can help your body cope with emotional and physical stress.Shatavari is regarded as a general health tonic that helps in improving vitality and it is also included in ayurvedic medicines for a number of health benefits such as maintaining a healthy female and male reproductive system, supporting balanced female hormones, soothes the digestive tract, and provides moisturizing support to your respiratory tract.
Turmeric extract is found in orangish-yellow and yellowish powder.Besides, being used in the Asian kitchens for flavouring, it has various health benefits.It contains a bioactive constituent called curcumin that contains powerful antioxidants.Also, it imparts a beautiful yellowish colour to cosmetics and foods.Turmeric has been in use for thousands of years in Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicines
Turmeric extract is found in orangish-yellow and yellowish powder.Besides, being used in the Asian kitchens for flavouring, it has various health benefits.It contains a bioactive constituent called curcumin that contains powerful antioxidants.Also, it imparts a beautiful yellowish colour to cosmetics and foods.Turmeric has been in use for thousands of years in Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicines.
The term “Triphala” is taken from Sanskrit, meaning three fruits.Triphala is basically a mixture of dried fruits of three plants that are native to India.Those three plants are Amla or Emblica officinalis, Bibhitaki or Terminalia bellirica, and Haritaki or Terminalia Chebula.Since the ancient period, Triphala has been used in Ayurvedic medicines for many ailments from stomach to dental cavities.It is believed that these herbs when combined give synergistic pharmacological effect which results in increased effectiveness.
Psyllium husk is prepared from the seeds of herb Plantago ovata.It is used as dietary fibre that is also known as Isabgol.It’s most commonly used as a bulk laxative.Research on Psyllium husk shows that it is beneficial to the human body that includes the pancreas and the heart.Many believe it to help improve digestive health and maintain a healthy weight.
Also famous by the name “Sweet Root”, Licorice root is commonly used as a sweetener in beverages and candies.Many people have used it for centuries due to its medicinal perks.The term “licorice” is taken from the roots of a plant, Glycyrrhiza glabra.This pant is native to Asia and Europe while the early Egyptian used it as a cure and in teas as well.Later, licorice was imported to China and there it became of the essential herbs used in Chinese medicines.
Green tea and its extracts are obtained from leaves and buds of Camellia sinensis.It was originated in China but later spread to many countries in Asia.The bioactive constituents in Green Tea is known for good sources of antioxidants containing polyphenols.It is a beneficial compound that is found in vegetables and fruits.
Ginger plant grows in warm climates like India, China, the Caribbean, Africa, and others.It contains an active ingredient “Gingerol” which has anti-inflammatory properties in in-vitro studies.The root of this plant has been in use as a traditional remedy for centuries against many ailments like nausea and indigestion.Besides, it is also used as a spice in a variety of dishes, beverages, and foods for flavouring in cosmetics and soaps for fragrance.
Fermented Turmeric powder is made from turmeric powder which is put through the process of fermentation for 3-4 days using probiotic microbes.It is ideal for long-term use and cooking and provides nutrients in abundance such as minerals, vitamins, and so on.The fermented root has more concentration than powdered root providing maximum bioavailability.It optimizes flavour, digestion, potency, and absorption of plant nutrients that are found in the turmeric root.It provides a better mineral, vitamin, and curcuminoid composition.
A common ingredient easily found in Indian dishes; fenugreek has impressive health benefits.Fenugreek is also known as Methi in Hindi.It is used as a herb, spice, and even as a vegetable and is rich in dietary fibre, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, and minerals and is cultivated worldwide as a semiarid crop.Fenugreek has been used as medicines traditionally in India and China for various conditions of the human body like breastmilk production and regulating blood sugar levels.
Cardamom is a spice used for thousands of years in medicines and in cooking.The spice originated in India but now it is available around the globe.It has a slightly sweet flavour that is used in sweet and savoury both types of dishes.The extracts, oils, and seeds of cardamom are believed to have impressive medicinal benefits and was used ion traditional medicines for centuries for anti-inflammatory effects, and against digestive problems.
Bromelain is an enzyme found in pineapple is considered to have active effects on the human body.This active ingredient found in pineapple stems have action like that of proteases and proteinases, the enzymes that can break down proteins in your body.It has been used in many dietary supplements for hundreds of years throughout South and Central America.
Black pepper powder is generally used as a spice in the Indian dishes having a mildly sharp flavour that enhances the tastes of many dishes.The active constituents present in this spice have antioxidant properties and contain a large amount of minerals and vitamins.
Bacopa, also called “Brahmi” in India, is a perennial plant native to wetlands of Eastern and southern India, Asia, and Africa.Bacopa is also a non-aromatic herb used as a supplement and is traditionally used as medicine in Ayurveda.The herb contains bioactive constituents called bacosides shown to possess antioxidant effects, particularly in the brain.This is the reason why many believe it to be useful in stress disorders and as a memory enhancer.
Bacillus subtilis is one of the spores creating and Gram-positive bacterium.It is found in the gastrointestinal tract of humans, cattle, sheep, and goats as well as in soil.The bacterium can survive harsh environments while its spores can last up to six years if protected well.Biotechnological companies use it widely for enzyme production, GMOs and pharmaceutical components.Bacillus subtilis is believed to be beneficial for GI tract, skin, and dental health.
“Ashwagandha” is taken from Sanskrit, meaning, its root smells like horse urine.Further, it also goes by the name “Indian Ginseng” and is an incredible medicinal herb used in medicinal causes for over thousands of years.It is regarded as one of the most essential herbs for maintaining physical and mental health by helping in various ailments like stress and anxiety, maintaining a healthy heart, etc.
The highly potent and nutritious Amla is believed to have healing properties.Its bioactive constituents are a powerful source of antioxidants.Calcium, phosphorus, iron, carotene, protein, fibre and Vitamin C can be found in abundance to provide great benefits to the human body.Amla has been widely used in Ayurveda and herbal formulations like ‘Chaywanprash’ and believed to be an immuno-modulator.