List of Medicinal Plants (A to Z)


Medicinal plants are plants that have been used traditionally or experimentally in medicine. They are used to treat a wide range of diseases and health conditions, from common colds and the flu to serious conditions such as cancer. This can include treating a disease or injury, promoting overall health, or aiding in spiritual growth.

There are many different kinds of medicinal plants, some of which have been used for centuries. Some plants are native to certain regions while others can be found all over the world. Medicinal plants can be found in both wild and cultivated forms, and their uses vary depending on culture and tradition. Some medicinal plants are well known and widely used, while others are less well known but may have valuable properties for treating certain diseases.

A
Abelmoschus esculentus L. Malvaceae ; Okra, Lady’s Finger
Acacia concinna Leguminosae
Aegle marmelos Rutaceae; Bael Tree, Bengal Quince
Allium tuberosum Lilaceae; Chinese Chives
Aloe barbadensis Lilaceae; Star Cactus
Alpinia galanga Zingiberaceae; Galanga
Amomum krervanh Zingiberaceae; Siam Cardamon, Camphor seed
Amomum xanthioides Zingiberaceae; Bastard Cardamom, Tavoy Cardamom
Averrhoa bilimbi Averrhoaceae; Bilimbi, Cucumber Tree
B
Boesenbergia pandurata Zingiberaceae; Chinese Key, Wild Ginger
C
Capsicum frutescens Solanaceae; Chilli, Cayenne Pepper
Cinnamomum spp Lauraceae; Cinnamom
Curcuma longa Zingiberaceae; Turmeric, Curcuma, Yellow Roots Zedoary
Curcuma zedoaria Zingiberaceae; Zeodary
D
Diospyros packmanni Ebenaceae
G
Garcinia cowa Guttiferae
Garcinia schomburgkiana Guttiferae; Garcinia
M
Mentha cordifolia Labiatae; Kitchen Mint
Myristica fragrans Myristicaceae; Nutmeg
P
Pandanus amaryllifolius Pandanaceae; Pandan
Piper chaba Piperaceae; Long Pepper
Piper nigrum Piperaceae; Pepper
Piper samentosum Piperaceae; Pepper { Wild }
S
Spondias pinnata Hog Plum
Syzygium aromaticum Myrtaceae; Clove
T
Tamarindus indica Leguminosae; Tamarind, Indian date
Z
Zingiber officinale Zingiberaceae; Ginger

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