Kudzu Root

kudzu

Essential Facts about Kudzu Root Names Botanical: Pueraria tuberosa Sanskrit and Hindi: Bhukushmandi, Vidarikand Other names: Indian kudzu, Kudzu root, Japanese arrowroot Energetics Rasa (taste): Sweet Guna (qualities): Heavy, slimy Virya (action): Cooling Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Sweet Dosha (constitution): Pacifies pitta and vata, aggravates kapha Habitat Kudzu is native to India, China, and Japan. Plant … Read more Kudzu Root

Holy Basil – The Incomparable One

holy basil

Essential Facts about Holy Basil Leaf Names Botanical: Ocimum Sanctum Sanskrit & Hindi: Tulsi is derived from a Sanskrit word, which means “matchless one” English: Indian Basil, Holy Basil Other: The Incomparable One, Mother Medicine of Nature, and Liquid Yoga Energetics Rasa (taste): Pungent, bitter Guna (qualities): Light, dry, piercing Virya (action): Warming Vipaka (post-digestive … Read more Holy Basil – The Incomparable One