5 Empowering Herbs in Ayurveda Science

Empowering herbs in Ayurveda
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Herbs represent the most effective Ayurvedic approach to healing illness. In Herbology, there are numerous herbs which are a kind of miracle in itself. Today we will be making you aware of such 5 Empowering herb in Ayurveda science.

Ayurveda is believed to be the oldest healing science in existence, forming the foundation of all others. Buddhism, Taoism, Tibetan, and other cultural medicines have many similar parallels to Ayurveda.

In Ayurveda, there is an Empowering chant to increase the working and efficacy of herbs. When the herbs are mixed and prepared, a mantra is often recited to empower the herb’s properties by enlivening all five elements; ether,  air, fire, water, and earth.

Of all the mantras, the most powerful one is,

                                               Om Ing Hring Shring
                                       Kling Sanga Shamboah Namah

This mantra can be repeated once, seven, 31, or 108 times. The number of 108 is a mystical number in Vedic sciences. Chanting the mantra for 108 times helps in empowering herb.

Today, we will be discussing 5 herbs, their uses, and other features. These herbs are very common in Ayurveda and is promptly used.

5 Empowering Herbs in Ayurveda

1. Rhubarb

Rhubarb herb in Ayurveda
Rhubarb herb in Ayurveda

Hindi name– Revand-chini, Archu
Sanskrit name– Amla-vetasa, Aml parni
Latin name– Rheum emodi Wall

Parts used– Root as dried rhizomes
Habitat– Himalayas; 8,000-13,000 feet; Kashmir, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, China, Turkey and many other countries.

Action– Purgative, alterative, hemostatic, antipyretic, antihelmintic, laxative and atonic indigestion


Precaution– Pregnancy, chronic diarrhea, gout, rheumatism, epilepsy, gout.
It is stronger when used with Epsom salt.

2. Prickly Chaff Flower

 empowering herb
Prickly chaff empowering herb

Hindi name– Apamara
Sanskrit name– Apamarga
Latin name– Achyranthes aspera Linn

Parts used– Herb, leaves, seeds, root flower (the whole plant is usable)
Habitat– It is found all over India under 4,000 feet

Action– Diuretic, expectorant, antibilious


  • Seeds are used as an expectorant or mixed with rice water for bleeding hemorrhoids
  • Leaves are mixed with jaggery and used for fever, cough, insect bites and bee stings
  • Decoction for renal edema, stomach ache, skin eruptions, etc.

Precautions– Do not use while pregnant

3. Arjuna Myrobalan

Arjun tree in Ayurveda
Arjun tree in Ayurveda

Hindi name– Arjun
Sanskrit name– Arjuna
Latin name– Terminalia arjuna, Pentaptera glabra

Parts used– Bark
Action– Cardiac stimulant, rejuvenative, astringent, hemostatic, alterative


  • Treats ulcers, acne, and other skin disorders
  • The best herb for heart disease; heals heart tissue scars after surgery, angina etc
  • Helpful in fractures and broken bones

4. Gigantic Swallowort

Aak plant in ayurveda
Aak plant in ayurveda

Hindi nameAka
Sanskrit name– Arka
Latin name– Caltropis gigantea

Parts used– Root, leaves, and flowers
Action– As the herb is poisonous, special care should be taken while using it. Well, it is antispasmodic, purgative, expectorant, acrid and anti parasitical in nature


  • Promotes the healthy secretion of bile
  • Abdominal disorders
  • Dysentery
  • Leaves are used for paralysis, anesthesia and toxic asthma

5. Lemongrass

lemon grass
lemon grass

Hindi name– Gandhatrana, Hari-chaha
Sanskrit name– Bhutrin
Latin name– Andropogon citratus

Parts used– Essential oil, herb
Action– Antispasmodic, diaphoretic, diuretic, stimulant, carminative


  • Bowel spasms
  • An excellent tea for Pitta and kidneys
  • Sprains, pains, rheumatism, lumbago
  • Oil is used in perfumes, hair oils, etc

So these were the 5 Empowering herbs; which are like the miracle in the present world. Use this in your daily life and stay away from ailments and maladies. Share if you like the post. Go green and live well

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