The herbs

herbsv_2Herbal Zap works according to the principles of Ayurveda, restoring balance to the vital energies, doshas, increasing Agni, “inner-fire”, and promoting a positive state of health. Herbal Zap contains 14 potent Ayurvedic herbs. The ingredients are wild gathered wherever possible and always herbicide and pesticide free. The descriptions below tell you what’s in Herbal Zap and the use for each herb in the traditional system of Ayurveda.
Plant name (Latin)
Common Name
Plant part utilized
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Traditional Ayurvedic Uses
Adhatoda vasica Nees. (Acanthaceae)
Vasaka
Root
Respiratory support
Alpinia galanga Willd. (Zingiberaceae)
Kulanjana
Rhizome
Bronchial support, throat soothing, cooling body temperature
Carum copticum Benth & Hook. (Apiaceae)
Ajowan
Rhizome
Nasal blockage, soothes cough and throat irritation
Coriandrum sativum Linn. (Apiaceae)
Coriander
Seed
Aids in digestion, supports respiratory system and cough
Coscinium fenestratum (Gaertn.) Colebr. (Menispermaceae)
Kaliyaka
Stem
Plant pacifies aggravated kapha, vata, and to counters general debility
Cuminum cyminum Linn. (Apiaceae)
Cumin
Seed
Plant pacifies excess Kapha, Vata and encourages detoxification
Evolvulus alsinoides Linn. (Convolvulaceae)
Shankapushpi
Whole plant
Respiratory support and to relief of coldness in the body.
Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn. (Fabaceae)
Liquorice
Stem
Soothing the throat, supporting the respiratory system.
Hedyotis herbaceae (Linn.) Lam. (Rubiaceae)
Parpataka
Whole plant
Supports healthy inflammation response, cools body temperature, pain, immune support
Piper longum Linn. (Piperaceae)
Long pepper
Fruit
Pacifies vata, and supports the respiratory system,
Piper nigrum Linn. (Piperaceae)
Black pepper
Fruit
Pain relief, soreness in joints, chills, increase circulation, exhaustion, muscular aches, physical and emotional coldness
Premna herbacea Roxb. (Verbenaceae)
Bhargi
Root
Supports healthy inflammation response, supports the Immune and Respiratory systems.
Solanum xanthocarpum Schrade. & Wendl. (Solanaceae)
Kantakari
Whole plant
Pacifies aggravated vata, and kapha Supports healthy inflammation response,cough, excess heat in the body. Respiratory support
Zingiber officinale Roscoe. (Zingiberaceae)
Ginger
Rhizome
Pacifies aggravated kapha, vata. Supports healthy inflammation response, Immune Supporting, Digestive system support. Also, used as an appetizer, laxative, expectorant, and carminative