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The leaves and roots are used as an effective aphrodisiac and sedative. It is officially in the Indian Pharmacopoeia. It is popularly known as Indian Ginseng. It gives vitality and vigor and helps in building greater endurance. It has also been used in diseases such as rheumatism, leprosy and arthritis.
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(Artemisia pallens) The davana plant is a member of the daisy family and is native to southern India, where it’s traditionally used by Ayurvedic healers to balance the three energies.

Davana is small to medium in size and is an erect, herbaceous plant that can grow up to 40-60 centimeters in height. The leaves are deeply lobed with many small leaflets and are green with a blue, silver-grey dusting, growing in an alternate pattern. The leaves are delicate and feathery, and the plant also bears fragrant yellow flowers. Davana is aromatic with an herbaceous, fruity, and slightly woody scent with sweet notes of vanilla. The leaves and flowers yield an essential oil known as oil of Davana.  Davana blossoms are offered to Shiva, the God of Transformation, by the faithful, and decorate his altar throughout the day.

Uses of Davana oil

  • Davana oil is used in making perfumes of sweet and fruity fragrances.
  • When applied on the skin, Davana is said to smell differently on different persons. This peculiar property is highly valued in high class perfumery to create fragrances with truly individual notes.
  • Davana leaves and stalks are used in making bouquets, garlands, fresh or dry flower arrangements.


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Ram Tulsi or Green Holy Basil seeds

(Ocimum sanctum)

Holy basil has both medicinal and spiritual importance in India. It is sacred to Lord Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation and is considered purifying to mind, body, and spirit. A living Tulsi plant is kept in many Indian courtyards where it is believed to provide divine protection. Medicinally it's been used in the treatment of colds and flus, to cleanse the respiratory tract of toxins, and in the relief of gas and bloating. The oil is an antioxidant and is used for pain and arthritis. Recent scientific reports have confirmed the healing potential in medical conditions ranging from diabetes to cancer. Furthermore, Tulsi may even possess useful antibiotic activity, have a blood pressure lowering effect and be effective as a birth control agent.

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Drumstick tree seed

Drumstick pods and leaves are used in Indian dishes such as sambar and avial. In most of the U.S., it can be raised as a container plant, and will start producing pods by the eleventh month. In Florida, it can be grown outdoors south of Fort Myers as well as in Arizona and Southern California.. Nutritionally, the leaves are rich in Vitamin C , Vitamin A, calcium, protein and potassium. The bark of the tree has been used to treat abdominal discomfort, boils, cold, rheumatism and scorpion bites, while the leaves have been found effective for the treatment of hypertension and conjunctivitis.

We currently offer 4 varieties of Moringa seeds

  • Dwarf Variety PKM1
  • Dwarf Variety PKM2
  • Dwarf Variety ODC3-fastest growing hybrid
  • Full sized Moringa tree var Shah Jahan


We recommend soaking the seed in warm water overnight before sowing 1/2 in deep.

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Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum)

Italian or sweet Basil is most commonly used with Italian dishes and is added to the sauce at the last moment. Basil is one of the main ingredients in pesto--a green Italian oil-and-herb sauce. Its other main ingredients are olive oil, garlic, and pine nuts. Easy to grow it is an essential in every herb garden.
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Persian Basil (Reyhan)

Persian Basil is a Middle Eastern type basil that has large silvery green leaves and a distinctive aroma of spicy citrus.Persian Basil is eaten raw usually with kebabs. It is used extensively in salads and cooked dishes as well. It is slower bolting than Italian sweet basil varieties. When it does blooms it makes an attractive cut-flower.  2015 AAS Winner. 

Reyhan is the Farsi word for this variety of Basil. 

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Thai Basil- Siam Princess - (Tukmaria)

The most flavorful of the Thai basils (Ocimum basilicum), Siam Princess has small green and purplish leaves with red stems and purple flowers. Grows 12-18". 

The leaves are an essential ingredient in Southeast Asian cooking, it adds its dinstinctive anise/clove flavor in curries and spicy dishes, or as a fragrant ornamental in the herb or flower garden. Known as horapa in Thai. Also used in Vietnamese dishes where it is known as hung que. A plate of raw Thai basil is often served as an accompaniment to Pho.

In India the seeds, also known as tukmaria or sabja, are utilized in making falooda a dessert popular in India and the Middle East. Soak the seeds in water to turn it into a jelly that can be then added to vermicelli, rose syrup, pistachios, cardamom, ice cream and milk to create this tasty and cooling concoction.

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Lemon Basil (Ocimum americanum)-Sale!

Also known as kemangi in Indonesia, this variety of Basil is popular throughout Southeast Asia and is also popular in Persian, and Arabic cuisine. Kemangi is said to contain lots of antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-fungal elements. Diabetic people are urged to consume this herb because it can lower their blood sugar. Kemangi is used in traditional Indonesian medication to enhance sexual and reproductive health of both male and female. Also known as Hoary basil.
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Dill (Anethum graveolens)

(Anethum graveolens)

This is another herb which both the seed and the leaves (dill weed) are used. Renowned for its digestive qualities, it has been used to ease colic, reduce flatulence and diarrhea and aid digestion. The three foot plant germinate in 2 weeks and the lacy leaves can be harvested after the plant is 12 inches tall. The seeds form in about 2 months.

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Flat Italian Parsley -Sale!

Dark green, flat leaves with strong stems. Use leaves for garnishes, salads, and cooking. For highest yields, provide ample water and fertility. Loaded with vitamins, nutrients and anti-oxidants, parsley is a bitter, aromatic, and diuretic herb that stimulates the digestive process. Packet contains ~ 100 seeds
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This seasoning herb is an annual plant, which grows very rapidly in mild climates.

If you plant coriander seeds from the grocery store it can go into flowers and seeds quickly in hot weather conditions, therefore always plant a variety that is slow to bolt such as Leisure. In Latin America and in the US the leaves and shoots are called "cilantro" the Spanish translation of coriander.

The fragrant young leaves and shoots are used as a seasoning green in stir-fry or soup. Dried leaves and matured seeds are also used as seasonings in Indian cooking.

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Nigella seed -Kalonji

Nigella or Kalonji as it's known in Hindi is a popular spice that is used on top of Naan, in Dal recipes and curries. It is also known as black seed, and incorrectly as black cumin, onion seed and black caraway. It is used as part of the spice mixture paanch phoran. Also quite popular in Turkey and Bosnia to flavor pastries and atop buns. The oil from the seed is used as herbal remedies to treat certain skin conditions.
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Cumin (Cuminum cyminum)-Sale!

(Cuminum cyminum) 

Cumin is one of the most typical Indian spices, especially in the South. The fruits are used as a whole, and are fried (frequently together with onion) or dry-roasted before usage. Legumes, especially lentils, are normally flavored by cumin fried in butter fat. Powdered, it is an important part of curry powder and of panch phoron.

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Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum)-Sale!

(Trigonella foenum-graecum)

Fenugreek or methi, is an ancient spice, used for making pickles, sambar and the Bengali spice mixture panch phoron. Fenugreek leaves are an important spice in Indian cuisine and can be found in yeast bread called methi naan. Iran traditionally uses the leaves in a thick sauce called ghorme sabzi made from fresh or dried vegetables. Try mashing the leaves and sprinkling them over curries and dry vegetable dishes just before serving for an unforgettable flavor.

 In folk medicine, fenugreek has been used to treat boils, inflammation of the cells and connective tissue, and tuberculosis.

Here are some anecdotal benfits of fenugreek:

  • Balance cholesterol.
  • Soothe upset stomach and digestive problems.
  • Reduce menstrual cramps.
  • Reduce appetite.
  • Reduce fat mass.
  • Maintain liver and kidney health.
  • Soothe muscle pain.
  • Reduce fever.


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Black Nightshade - Manathakkali

Solanum nigrum -  edible strain

The ripe berries and cooked leaves of this edible strain of black nightshade are used as food in Tamil Nadu.

The thoroughly boiled leaves  are used like spinach. The ripe black berries are described as sweet and salty, with hints of liquorice and melon.

It is nutritious containing high levels of Vitamin C, as well as niacin, riboflavin, calcium, phosphorus, and iron. It is also used in herbal medicine, the leaves and berries can be eaten as a treatment for ulcers. 

The leaves are also eaten in Greece, and Turkey and Indonesia, and the berries are turned into jam in South Africa.

Related to Peppers,Tomatoes and Eggplant, in Kannada it is known as kakki soppu, in Telugu Kamanchi chettu and in Hindi it is called Makoi.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has noted the potential of a compound (Uttroside-B) isolated from the plant to treat liver cancer, thanks to the findings of a team of scientists at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB).  The compound is also found to be effective in treating fatty liver.




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Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

(Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel seeds are a component of the Chinese five spice powder, as well as panch phoron and Malabar garam masala. Fennel is popular for meat dishes, but even more so for fish and sea food; its sweet taste also harmonizes with the earthy aroma of bread and gives pickles or vinegar a special flavor.

 In many parts of India, roasted fennel fruits are consumed as mukhwas, an after-meal digestive and breath freshener, or candied as comfit. 

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