Tea

Tea Estate

Chai as it is known in India is a favorite beverage across the country. If you ever travel in India by train you are sure to be woken by the chaiwala’s (Tea seller) call. Served in earthen ware, paper cups, plastic cups, or in bone china, tea is … [Read more...]

Lablab Bean

Lablab Bean

Other common names of Lablab are hyacinth bean, dolichos bean, seim bean, Egyptian kidney bean, Indian bean, chicharo and Australian pea. Chapparada Avarekayi in Kannada, Bhatvas, Shimi in Hindi, and Nispavah in Sanskrit. Botanical name is Lablab … [Read more...]

Ondelaga – Brahmi – Gotu Kola

Brahmi

We are all aware of Brahmi because of Brahmi Amla Kesh Thel (Brahmi – Gooseberry – hair oil) that is manufactured by leading cosmetic brands in India. Botanical name of  Ondelaga – Brahmi – Gotu Kola is Centella Asiatica and belongs to Apiaceae. … [Read more...]