Indian Culinary Herbs

Senna Leaves

The leaves and seeds of the plant are edible as well as medicinal. The seeds could be crushed to form a powder and encapsulated to be sold as a medicine, it is available in various forms such as crushed herb, as a liquid as a powder. Senna tea is prepared and is very popular. It is a small herb and is likely to be crushed while plucking, therefore, we make sure that the natural shape of the senna leaves are restored while they are plucked and stored before any sort of processing. The strength of the senna leaves is mentioned on the packets for proper usage.

Gymnema Leaves

It is a woody, vine like plant which is a climber by nature. It is a very popular leave and is known for its medicinal values like reducing sugar level in blood and it also reduces the sugary taste when added to sweet dish. It is very popular in ayurvedic therapies, it is also used extensively in cuisine, it is used for flavor, it also facilitates digestion and though it has subtle taste and smell but is still used for its natural medicinal character sticks.

Valerian Roots

Valerian roots are obtained from a hardy perennial flowering plant, which has sweet smelling pink and white flowers. This herb is better known for its properties and it helps fight insomnia. One very important character stick of this root is that it does not loose effectiveness over time. It is not used very extensively in kitchen but still it is used along with other spices for seasoning and dressing.

Calamus Roots

Calamus Roots are a very powerful herb with a tonic effect on the stomach, which also promotes secret activity & stimulating appetite. These roots are very effective in treating appetite loss in conditions such as anorexia, and many other appetite disorders.

Gentian Roots

Gentian roots are bitter, astringent, have cleansing anti inflammatory tendencies and are invariably used to lower fever and inflammation. It is ground t o fine powder and is used to make capsules and tablets, which can be marked by bitter and unpleasant taste. It is also used in homeopathic medicines. It is not a very widely used herb, how ever it is used in making of liquors and beverages. Some times it is used in preparing snacks. We pick the finest of gentian roots that are protected from insect attack; they are properly stored in clean storage zones where required temperature is maintained.

Galangal Roots

Galangal roots are obtained from tropical plant. The roots have the scent of ginger and therefore, it is used as a substitute of ginger in many regions. It can be ground to fine powder and can be turned in to a paste like ginger and used for making sauces and base for many dishes. like ginger it has good digestive properties and can also be put in tea to add agreeable scent and flavor. We take proper measures to ensure that it is stored in ideal conditions.


It can be described as a brown resin like seed, which is mostly white. The seeds are mostly bitter which its distinctive character sticks is. They are mostly astringent and some what sour. They are also used to make sweet dishes and pickles They give a green color to the saliva when eaten and have an astringent, sourish taste. They are known for their medicinal properties and help in dealing with stomach infections and enhance the luster of the hair when consumed in any form.

Glycyrrhiza Glarba Roots

Glarba roots are not very popularly used in making dishes and edibles. The roots, however find usage in making ayurvedic tea mixture, which is said to have miraculous effect on the health of anyone who consumes the tea for a long time. It invigorates and grants strength along with providing relaxation to muscles. Glarba roots that we supply are of supreme quality and we also provide requisite directions of use so that the customer knows the herb well before consuming it.

Mint Leaves

We export mint leaves which are properly dried, preserved and can be stored for a long time without loosing its aroma and taste. The mints are used for preparing many medicines, balms etc.

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