The Verdant Patio|
A green and sunny area filled with plants, spices, herbs, fruit and flower bearing trees and bushes entitled the
“Green Corner”. Each of these has a placard bearing the genus and species. Here are also detailed the
medicinal values and uses of various plants and herbs.
For example in the tumeric plant displayed here, the
uses of this herb are multi fold. Tumeric also regarded as an effective antibiotic and can be used to treat
bronchial asthma. The patient should be given a teaspoonful of turmeric powder with a glass of milk two or
three times a day. It acts best taken on an empty stomach.
Latin: Punica Granatum
Parts Used: Roots, bark, flowers, fruits and seeds.
Bleeding Piles: Take a tsp of the powder of the dry rind of pomegranate with butter milk to arrest the bleeding.
Blood in motions and Diarrhoea: A decoction of equal parts of Kutaja bark and pomegranate rind powder is taken
with a tsp of honey.
Distaste: Saunph and pomegranate seeds should be pasted and held in the mouth to clear the unpleasant taste.
Tastelessness: The juice of pomegranate, rock salt and honey should be held in the mouth for a few minutes and
Bleeding from the mouth: The powder of the rind of pomegranate fruit should be licked with sugar and honey.
Prevent Abortion: In threat of abortion during the 5th month of pregnancy, the powder of the leaves of pomegranate
and sandal powder should be taken frequently with yoghurt and honey.
Firm Breasts: An oil is prepared with the paste of the fruit and sesame oil are applied on the breasts regularly for firmness.
Latin: Syzygium Aromaticum
Parts used: Dried flower buds
Vomiting: Fry a couple of cloves, powder them and add a little honey to it for licking down slowly to stop vomiting.
Stye: In this eye infection, paste clove and apply on the spot to reduce inflammation.
Tooth cavity: Drop a little clove juice into the dental cavity to numb the nerve endings and bring down pain. You could
even chew the cloves as such for same effect.
Headache: Clove oil is a celebrated remedy for both headaches and toothaches. Even pasted clove can be applied
to the head as a counter irritant to relieve headache.
Coughs: Even longstanding coughs can be rooted out by constantly chewing cloves. Some cloves in a glass of hot
milk will also serve the purpose.
Subside Thirst: Especially in intestinal disorders when there is constant thirst, the peel of cloves should be pasted and
taken with hot water.
Latin: Allium cepa
Sanskrit: Lasunah, Rasonah
Parts used: Bulbs
Seasonal fever: Mix a few cloves of garlic with some til oil or ghee and take it before a warm nutritious meal to bring
down fever of any type.
Epileptic fits: The usages of the same preparations of garlic cloves with oil should be taken daily incase of epilepsy.
Infected wounds: Make a fine paste of garlic cloves and apply on wounds to rid them of worms. Roll the paste into a ball
and leave it on the wound.
Ear Aches: Instill a few drops of the juice of garlic cloves in the aching ear
or crush a few cloves of garlic in some til oil
and instill the same into the ear.
Joint pains / High Cholesterol and Heart Disease: Boil a few crushed cloves in a glass of milk and 4 glasses of water and
reduce it to a glass. Take this preparation every day for about 40 days and feel the difference.
Asthma and Respiratory Allergies: Take some ginger with some garlic cloves in it twice a day to reduce susceptibility
to allergies and clear airways.
The Old Warrior
A replica of the masterpiece of the 4th century and a rock garden with 150 varieties