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Glossary

The Herb Hut

Kantakari

Holy Basil

Tulsi or Ocimum Sanctum, is commonly known for its calming effect. Holy Basil is often referred to as an adaptogen (anti-stress agent) and is used widely to promote health throughout the body.

Guduchi

Tinospora Cordifolia, is commonly used for support during high pollen count and in dusty environments, to aid the immune system and is said to have soothing properties.

Kantakari

Solanum Xanthocarpum, belongs to the same family as potatoes, aubergines and tomatoes. It has been widely used to help the sooth the symptoms of common colds, coughs and urinary worries

Amla
Malabar Nut

Amla

Also known as Indian Gooseberry, it is a rich source of Vitamin C, Iron and Calcium. Full of antioxidants, Amla helps to support the immune system. It is also said to have soothing properties.

Winter Cherry

Also known as Withania Somnifera or Ashwaganda, is a natural antioxidant which helps to promote calm behaviour and reduce nervousness. Nutritional benefits include Beta-Carotene, Calcium, Vitamin C, Iron and mineral amounts of Vitamin B.

Malabar Nut

Also know as Justica Vascia. All parts of this plant from root to leaves are used worldwide in traditional supplements. This dramatic looking plant is used to help support the respiratory system.

Creat

Creat

Andrographis Paniculata, is native to India and Sri Lanka. Creat is commonly believed to have anti-bacterial, antifungal and anti-viral properties.

Liquorice

Glycyrrhiza Glabra, is native to Europe and Asia. Liquorice is commonly used to soothe stomach worries. It is also believed to help relieve nervousness, cleanse the respiratory system and is said to protect skin and teeth.

Frankincense

Often called Boswellia Serrata, it comes from a flowering and fruit bearing tree. This herbal extract has a powerful and fast-acting soothing action. Ideal for any part of the body that requires additional support

Gale of the Wind

Phyllanthus Amarus, is a tropical plant, commonly found in coastal areas. Widely known for its antioxidant action, Gale of the Wind is also offers soothing properties.

Chaste Berries

Vitex Agnus Castus – acquired its name from its anti-aphropdisiac qualities. Monks used to chew the berries and leaves of this tree to reduce ‘urges of the flesh’!

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