Courses for Kids
Free study material
Offline Centres
Store Icon

Write the names of active ingredients and the medicinal uses of the following medicinal plants:
1. Amla, 2. Haldi, 3. Tulsi, 4. Neem.

Last updated date: 13th Jun 2024
Total views: 392.7k
Views today: 5.92k
392.7k+ views
Hint: Medicinal plants, also called medicinal herbs, have been discovered and used in traditional medicine practices since prehistoric times.

Complete answer:
Another name of amla is gooseberry. Common name of haldi is turmeric. Biological name of tulsi is ocimum tenuiflorum. Biological name of neem is azadirachta indica. Biological name of amla is phyllanthus emblica. Biological name of haldi is curcuma longa.

1. Amla: active ingredients of amla is vitamin c.
Uses of amla: cure fever, asthma, curing diabetes, improve vision, improve health skin, prevent ageing, prevent anemia, cure for constipation, good for nervous systems. Prevent from premature greying of hair.

2. Haldi: active ingredient of haldi is curcumin.
Uses of haldi: cure dermatitis, healing wounds, anti-aging, lighten your skin, cure acne, heal cracked heels. Anti-inflammatory anti-bacterial, lightens blemishes, fights acne, reduces wrinkles.

3. Tulsi: active ingredients of tulsi are cineole, eugenol.
Uses of tulsi: dental health, antioxidant, heart health, relieving from fever and cold, blood purifier, prevent from malaria and dengue fever, anti-inflammatory, helpful in respiratory problems.

4. Neem: active ingredient of neem is nimbidine or azadectirine.
Uses of neem: boost immune system, beneficial in treating acne, gives relief from bad breath, helps to treat certain sexually transmitted diseases, helps to eliminate dandruff and strengthen hair.

Note: Amla is well known as indian gooseberry, it is an important crop in india. Amla is considered to be a good liver tonic. Amla is low calorie food. Botanical origin of haldi is curcuma longa. Curcuminoids give haldi its characteristic yellow color. Haldi is classified into long shaped rhizome, oval shaped rhizome. Tulasi consists of volatile oil. Tulasi has immune modulatory properties. Abbreviation of neeem is N for nature's E for eco friendly, E for economical, M for miracle.