Tag Archives: Ayurvedic medicines

From Sambhavna’s Garden: Dhathaki

Welcome to the third in our series on the plants and herbs found growing in Sambhavna’s diverse community gardens. Dhathaki, botanical name Woodfordia fruticose, commonly known as the Fire-flame bush due to its striking reddish-orange flowers, can be found growing throughout the Indian subcontinent. It is also native to Nepal, much of South-East Asia and […]

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From Sambhavna’s Garden: Haldi

Welcome to the second in our series about the plants and herbs that can be found in Sambhavna’s stunning community gardens. The plant known in Hindi as haldi, botanical name curcuma longa of the zingiberaceae family, has a long and storied history in Ayurvedic medicine, in which it is also known as haridra. It is […]

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Thorston’s Sambhavna Volunteer Blog

Volunteering at Sambhavna, a blog by Thorston Gilmore The idea of going out to Bhopal as a volunteer has been in my mind for some time. It arose when a woman who lives near me in Sweden said she thought about going to South Africa to work as a volunteer with children who had AIDS. […]

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We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.