Catalogue of Indian medicinal plants :
Latin Name Sanskrit Name English Name Common Name Part(s) used Drug Class Indication
Bacopa monniera Andri, Brahmi Bacopa, Indian pennywort Brahmi, Jal-brahmi plant Brain tonic, hair nourisher, rejuvenator Depression, hysteria, epilepsy, insanity
Balanites aegyptiaea Ingud f9 Hingot bark, fruit Bark-wormicide, laxative Skin disorders
Baliospermum montanum Danti Danti seed Purgative
Bambusa arundinacea Vansha Bamboo Tavashiri, Vans Flower, leaf Siliciou products Stomach, respiratory disorders, menstrual disorders, Intestinal worms, wounds, nausea, vomiting, piles
Baringtonia acutangula Samudraphal Hijjal fruit Emetic Asthma, seeds-headache
Basella alba Indian Spinach Poi roots, leaf Diuretic Gonorrhoea, allergic reactions, body heat, constipation
Bassia latifolia Butter tree Jangli moha barks, latex, seeds, Worms, rheumatism, heart diseases, skin diseases, respiratory disorders
Bauhinia variegata Kanchnar Moutain ebony Kachnar bark, roots, leaf Alterative, tonic, astringent, anti-ulcers, laxative Skin diseases, obesity, piles, ulcer
Benincasa hispida Kushamand Ash gourd Petha seed, fruit Laxative, diuretic, tonic, aphrodisiac Peptic ulcer, bleeding, debility, Intestinal worms, dandruff, mercury poisoning
Berberis aristata Darvi Indian ophthalmic barberry Daruhaldi root bark, wood, ext. Alterative Skin diseases,jaundice, eye disorders, liver disorders, diabetes, obesity
Bergenia ligulata Pashanbhed Parnbeej leaf Diuretic, anti-infective, tonic, Kidney stones, bladder stones, respiratory diseases
Bergera koenigis Surbhinimba Curry Curry lealf trees Leaf Carminative, tonic, purgative Dysentery, vomiting
Bixa orellana Annatto Latkan seed Aphrodisiac, natural color
Blepharis edulis Utangan Resolvent, aphrodisiac, expectorant
Boerhavia diffusa Punarnava Hog weed Punarnava root, whole Diuretic Dropsy, ascites, asthma, fevers, stomach disorders, kidney stones, bladder stones, anti-infective, tonic, respiratory diseases, anaemia, liver disorders
Bombax malabaricum Cotton Tree, Shalmali Semul Diuretic, astringent Diarrhoea, dysentery,
Borassus flabellifer Tala Palmyra palm Taltar root, flower,. stalk, bark, fruit Restorative, stimulant, diuretic, nutritive
Boswellia serrata Shallaki Indian olibanum Salai guggul oleogum resin Anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, analgesic Arthritis
Brassica juncea Rajika Asal rai seed , oil Tonic, anti-pruritic Rheumatism, sciatica, body massage Hypertension
Brassica nigra Sarshap Black mustard Rye kali Seed Stimulant, rubefacient, emetic, laxative
Brassica oleracea Cabbage Karam kalla leaf Cough, bronchitis, asthma
Bryophyllum pinnatum Sprout leaf plant zakhm-haiyat leaf Bruises, boils, wounds, bleeding, insect bites
Buchanania lanzan Priyala Chiranji fruit, oil Tonic Cough, skin disorders, greying of hair
Buchanania latifolia Priyal Chiranji kernel Skin disorders, base in formulations
Butea frondosa Palas Flame of the forest Palas,Dhak flower,gum, seed, leaf Astringent, diuretic, depurative, aphrodisiac, d-galactose-binding lectins, anti-inflammatory Diarrhoea, skin disorders, diabetes, leucorrhoea, eye diseases, filaria, herpes
Butea monosperma Palas Flame of the forest Palas,Dhak flower,gum, seed, leaf Astringent, diuretic, depurative, aphrodisiac, d-galactose-binding lectins, anti-inflammatory Diarrhoea, skin disorders, diabetes, leucorrhoea, eye diseases, filaria, herpes
A B C D-E F-I
J-L M-O P-R S-U V-Z