Our Hospitals has plantation area where Ayurvedic Herbs are grown in a natural way. Apart from this we maintain herbal gardens in our 3 centers. Some of the plants you can see are listed below
Medium sized three which grows up to 12 meter height. Leaf and bark of the tree contains an alkaloid called margosin, it is a well known blood purifier and it is one of the best medicines used in various types of skin diseases. The decoction made from bark and leaf of the tree is used to clean ulcers and skin diseases,In 1995, the European Patent Office (EPO) granted a patent on an anti-fungal product, derived from neem, to the US Department of Agriculture and multinational W. R. Grace and Company. The Indian government challenged the patent when it was granted, claiming that the process for which the patent had been granted had actually been in use in India for over 2,000 years. In 2000, the EPO ruled in India's favor but the US multinational mounted an appeal claiming that prior art about the product had never been published in a scientific journal. On 8 March 2005, that appeal was lost and the EPO revoked the Neem patent rights keeping the tree free of these patent restrictions. Medical preparation: Nimbaid kashayam, Nimbarajanyadi choornam
Medium sized tree which grows up to 18 meter height with numerous branches and sub branches. It is used in different types of ulcers and skin disorders.The seed oil has been found to be useful in diesel generators and, along with Jatropha, it is being explored in hundreds of projects throughout India and the third world as feedstock for biodiesel Medical preparation: Varanadi Kashayam
It is a deciduous tree which grows up to height of 15 meter. Its root and bark contains a volatile oil and 12-14 % tannin, it purifies blood and also helpful in various skin disordersIt is the national tree of Thailand, and its flower is Thailand's national flower. It is also the state flower of Kerala and of immense importance amongst Malayali population. Medical preparation: Aragwadarishtam
It is a herb which grows up to height of 1-2 meters. Its leaf contains potassium, root contains leupiol .It helps to alleviate various vata disorders.The Nilgiri Hills, which literally means the blue mountains, got their name from the purplish blue flowers of Neelakurinji that blossoms gregariously only once in 12 years. The Paliyan tribal people apparently used it to calculate their age. Medical preparation: Sahacharadi Kashayam
It is a shrub which grows up to 60-120 cm.Its useful part is rhizome which contains volatile oil and a coloring agent called curcumin.
It is a blood purifier, useful to improve skin complexion. Also useful in various types of skin pigmentationIt is believed to play a role in preventing and curing cancer in Chinese medicine. In an effort to remove cell accumulations such as tumors, Curcuma aromatica is often used. Medical preparation: Kasturimanjal Choornam
It is a shrub which grows up to 30 cm-1.5 meter, it contain an alkaloid called ephidrin.It also contain steroids, phytosterol,.It is a herb which has got anti vata property. It helps for the nourishment of different dhatus of body, cure various rheumatic disorders.2nd half of 20th century the bark fibre was tried for rope manufacture, but it did not succeed. Medical preparation: Balasahacharadi Kashayam, Balathailam.
Known as Devil's back bone. It is a climber which contains calcium oxalate, carotene, ascorbic acid, and pectinThe siddha medicine mentions it as a tonic and analgesic, and prescribes its use to help heal broken bones, thus its name asthisamharaka (that which prevents the destruction of bones). Medical preparation:Vyoshadi Kashayam
It is a small sized tree which grows up to a height of 10 meter, it helps to purify the blood gives cooling effect to the body, good for urinary disorders.The Indian government has banned the export of the species to reduce the threat by over-harvesting. In the southern Indian state of Karnataka, all trees of greater than a specified girth are the property of the state. Cutting of trees, even on private property, is regulated by the Forest Department. Medical preparation: Cheriyachandanadi Tailam
Herb which grows upto a height of 1 ½ - 2 meter. It is one of the best medicines for digestive disorders in Ayurveda. Its root contain plumbagin .It improves metabolism also used in hemorrhoid, skin disorders.Plumbago can cause Abortion in pregnant women. Medical preparation: Chiruvilwadi kashayam
Shrub which grows up to 1 mtr. Leaf and flowers are the useful part.
Antidot for various poisonous bites.Good for intestinal worms.
Reduces fever ,heart diseases,cough & asthma.
Herb which has got branches and subbranches and grows up to a height of 1 ½ mtr. It contain about 50% indigotin.The plant was one of the original sources of indigo dye. Medical preparation: Neelibringadi Velichenna
Medium sized tree which grows throughout India .Its fruit contains vitamin C ,B complex ,Calcium. Fruit, root and bark are the useful parts.
It is good for improving the immunity power & memory.It is useful against hyperacidity, fever, improves eye sight & digestion.Popularly used in inks, shampoos and hair oils, the high tannin content of Indian gooseberry fruit serves as a mordant for fixing dyes in fabrics. Amla shampoos and hair oil are traditionally believed to nourish the hair and scalp and prevent premature grey hair. Medical preparation: Chyavanprasam
It is a tree which grows up to a height of 24 mtr. root, flower & bark are the useful parts.
Flower contains albumin , sugar & fat,.It helps to reduce oedema ,streghthen the nervesThe ashes of this plant are used in the preparation of alkaline water and caustic paste. Medical preparation: Dasamoolarishtam
Medium sized tree which grows upto a height of 15 mtr. Its bark and root contain crystalline substance called Oroxylum.Cures diarrhoea and also has healing action in ulcers, good for muscular joint disorder. Medical preparation: Narayana Thailam