Manjistha, Indian Madder, Rubia Cordifolia
Character: The Blood Cleanser
Manjistha’s spreading red vines are symbolic of its effect on the circulatory system. It is an excellent herb for the skin and has been used to treat eczema, skin lesions, psoriasis, acne and herpes that are characterized by hot, red symptoms. As it is an excellent herb for the blood it can be helpful in internal and external bleeding conditions as well as uncomfortable menses where there is clotting and pain.
Neem, Margosa, Azadirachta indica
Character: The Health Giver
Neem has a long history of use in india. Sticks from the neem tree have been used as tooth brushes. It is often said in India that neem is a gift of good health because of its versatility. Read More