Database of the Medicinal plants
A-Z list of herbal plants used in Ayurveda medicines with details...
The Process of Medicinal plants to prepare medicines
The different process of herbs to prepare Ayurveda medicines...
Categories of Ayurveda Medicines
Different categories of Ayurvedic medicines used in the Ayurveda treatments...
Different types of Ayurveda Treatments
Different types of Ayurvedic treatment for different types of illness like...
Ayurveda colleges & Research Centers
List of Indian Ayurveda college and University Research centers ...
Indian Ayurveda Resorts & Treatments
List of Indian Ayurveda Resorts and Treatment centers in India....
Important Ayurveda Books
List of important Ayurvedic books and its authors name, to get vast knowledge ...
Scientific name of Sunflower: Helianthus annuus
Name of Sunflower in different languages:-
Sanskrit: Adityabhakta, Arkakantha
Malayalam: Sooryakanthi സൂര്യകാന്തി
It is an erect, perennial plant, rough and hairy stem, reaching the heights of 3 m., leaves are broad, rough and alternate. Flowers are big and yellow in colour and have petals arranged outside of flower and a disk-like part contains number of seeds arranged spirally
Useful plant parts:
Seeds, oil, root, leaf.
Vitamin E, Vitamin B, Essential fatty acids, copper, thiamine, phosphorus, selenium, quinic acid,, chlorogenic acid, and caffeic acids etc.
Stomachic, Diuretic, Expectorant, Anti-psoriatic, Anti-rheumatic, Febrifuge.