Archive for August 2010

MICROSCOPIC IMAGES OF STRUCTURES INSIDE HUMAN BODY

August 12, 2010

These are images taken through SEM ( Scanning electron microscope).

Hope you all will like this…

Have a look and try to identify…

B cell lymphocyte

Blood clot

Blood vessels emerging from the optic nerve of the eye

Leukaemia blood cells

Red Blood Cells

Human Egg with coronal cells

Human Embryo and sperm

Inside view of a fallopian tube

Sperm on the surface of a human egg

6 day old human embryo implanting

Bone tissue

Osteoporotic bone

Human hair

Hair cell inside human ear

Split end of human hair

Taste bud in the tongue

Inner view of small intestine

Trachea mucous membrane

ALveoli inside the lung

Neurons

Nerve support cell

Kidney glomerulus

Human sweat gland

Plague on tooth

Gall stone

Collagen

Hyaline cartilage

DASA MOOLA (Ten medicinal plants)

August 10, 2010

Dasamoola is a combination of 10 medicinal plants of which principally roots are employed in compounding of ayurvedic formulations. Each of the plants is endowed with incredible medicinal properties ands they act synergistically in combination.

Have a look at each one…

PAATHIRI

Botanical Name Stereospermum colais

Family – Bignoniaceae

MUNJA

Botanical Name Premna corymbosa

Family – Verbanaceae

PAYYAZHANTHA

Botanical Name Oroxylum indicum

Family – Bignoniaceae

KOOVALAM

Botanical NameAegle marmalos

Family – Rutaceae

KUMBIL

Botanical NameGmelina arborea

Family – Verbanaceae

ORILA

Botanical Name Desmodium gangettium

Family – Fabaceae

MOOVILA

Botanical Name Pseudarthria viscida

Family – Fabaceae

VELVAZHUTHANA

Botanical NameSolanum melogena

Family – Solanaceae

CHERUVAZHUTHINA

Botanical Name – Solanum anguivi

Family –  Solanaceae

NJERINJIL

Botanical NameTribulus terrestris

Family – Zygophyllaceae

DASA PUSHPAM (Ten Sacred Flowers)

August 10, 2010

Its a mixture of ten auspicious herbs according to Kerala tradition used as an ayurvedic medicine for curing chronic diseases . It is also used with “Ashtamangalyam” during marriage functions according to Kerala tradition and adding two more herbs (Total 12) called “Pathira poo” (Kerala hindu women used to wear on “Thiruvathira Day”)

Have a look at each one…

MUKKUTTI

Botanical Name – Biophytum sensitivum

Family- Oxalidaceae


POOVAM KURUNNILA

Botanical Name – Vernonia cinerea

Family Asteraceae

MUYAL CHEVIYAN

Botanical Name –  Emilia sonchifolia

Family – Asteraceae

KARUKA

Botanical NameCynodon dactylon

FamilyPoaceae

NILAPPANA

Botanical Name Curculigo orchioides

FamilyAmaryllidaceae

KAIYONNI

Botanical Name Eclipta prostrata

Family – Asteraceae

VISHNUKRANTHI

Botanical NameEvolvulus alsinoides

Family Convolvulaceae

CHEROOLA

Botanical NameAerva lanata

Family Amaranthaceae

THIRUTHAALI

Botanical Name – Ipomoea sepiaria

Family – Convolvulaceae

UZHINJA

Botanical Name – Cardiospermum halicacabum

Family – Sapindaceae