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SOME IMPORTANT INDIAN MEDICINAL HERBS

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1.    Botanical name of this medicinal plant is Tridox procumbens    belongs to the family of Asteraceae.It is called thatha poo in Tamil Nadu .It  is a powerful healer of wounds .
2. (Bitter apple )Botanical name of this plant is citrullus colocynthis belongs to the family of cucurbitaceae. It a climber plant found in Tamil Nadu .Fruit juice  and whole plant powder is used to cure boils acne ,piles ,constipation ,rheumatism ,inflammation of joints ,cough ,intestinal worms etc

HEALTH BENEFITS OF BASIL SEEDS OR SABJA SEEDS

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The delicious and highly nutritious basil seeds or sabja seeds  are have many medicinal properties. Basil seeds come from basil plant. The scientific name of this seeds is ocimum basilicum, belongs to the basil family, native to India and south Asian countries. Basil seeds are low in calories, rich in fibers, excellent source of iron, protein, calcium, potassium, magnesium, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin B complex, vitamin E, and vitamin  K, poly phenolic flavonoids like orientin and vicenin, beta carotene, omega 3 fatty acids like alpha lenolenic acid and other phytochemicals. It has an anti bacterial, anti fungal, anti viral and anti inflammatory properties. It can be simply mixed with salads, juices, yoghurts, soups, breads, sweets, almond milk, milk shakes etc. These seeds are available in herbal stores.
Eating of sabja seeds
Reduces the  body weight because it is full of dietary fiber.Reduces the body heat during summer because it is one of the best  natural coolant for b…