Kamferia galangal including spare Zingiberaceae plants has fruit flesh that is most tender and not fibrous. It is a small herb that grows fertile in the lowlands or mountains where the land is crumbly with less water. The outer skin is brown with white fruit flesh. Can be grown in pots or in gardens with sufficient sunlight, open place but not too wet.
Stomach ulcers, inflammation of the ear, influenza in babies, headache, cough, eliminating dirty blood, diarrhea, menstrual problems, eye problems, sprains, fatigue are cured.
Myrobalan Chebulic is a member of Combretaceae plant family. It is a small tree found in India. The leaves are elliptic oblong with round base. The flowers bloom in April and June. Drupes are ellipsoid. The stone is oblong and bony.
The fruits are used as tanning agent. The dried fruits are used as mild laxative. It purifies the blood. It forms a part of trio in Triphala. The fruits are highly used in Ayurvedic medicines.
Black Hemij is highly praised for its extraordinary healing powers. This is believed to eliminate all wastes from the body. It promotes tissue growth. It has antibacterial and antioxidant properties.