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Amazing 7 Herbs for Rejuvenation

Ayurveda is a more than 7000 years medicinal system having its roots in Indian subcontinent. It is one of the most comprehensive and ancient healthcare systems known to humans. A special branch of treatment in Ayurvedic called rasayana or rejuvenation which provides longevity when used. The word “longevity” means lengthening the life, growing old gracefully by staying disease free. We measure longevity in the terms of years i.e. 80, 90 or 100 years.

But it’s hard to achieve longevity as it requires huge contribution by the individual. To achieve this goal, one has to follow a strict diet and take many herbs for prevention of various diseases and rejuvenating the whole body. Exercises, Yoga and Stress management techniques, are obviously an integral part of longevity but the most important thing affecting longevity and rejuvenating the body cells and tissues are herbs. Herbs are the types of medicines coming under the Ayurvedic system of medicines.

But millions of herbs exist in the earth’s lap, then how one can get to know which herbs are most effective in rejuvenating the body and providing longevity to it. Don’t worry; we will let you know about seven amazing herbs which will boost the functioning of your body by nourishing body cells and tissues which further protect you from numerous diseases.

Herbs for Rejuvenation

Here are some most potent herbs for rejuvenating the whole body systems. Along with Ayurveda, herbs are revered in various indigenous cultures because of their effective healing potential. They supply necessary vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients to the body which strengthens and vitalize the body and mind.

The herbs we are going to discuss, deeply nourish the body and support all the seven membranes of the dhatus or tissues – ras(plasma), rakta(blood), mansa, meda, asthi(bones), majja(nerve ending), shukar .

Take a look at seven top most Ayurvedic herbs, each for one dhatu:


  • Latin name: Terminalia chebula
  • Tissue layer: Rasa dhatu

The herb haritaki pacifies all the three doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Except salty taste, all other five tastes are present in this herb which makes it good in flavor. The amazing fact about Haritaki is that Lord Buddha was used to hold haritaki herb in his hands while doing meditation.

  • Bolster the health of the heart
  • Treat various disorders of blood
  • Provide relief in weak neuromuscular system and blurred vision
  • Enhance the liver and kidney functioning
  • Provide a healthy digestive environment, and comfort in abdominal area


  • Latin name: Tinospora cordifolia
  • Tissue layer: Rakta dhatu

Guduchi is the body’s protector which means it protects the body against numerous diseases and provides longevity. Pacifying all three doshas, it is an effective herb.

  • Purify the liver by cleansing the blood and promotes a good digestion
  • Reduce body inflammation
  • Make the joints comfortable and protective
  • Maintain normal body temperature and reduce the increase levels of Pitta dosha
  • Excrete out toxins and impurities from the body
  • Keep the digestive fire in a good state


  • Latin name: Emblica officinalis
  • Tissue layer: Mamsa dhatu

The word Amalaki is made from “A” means “No” and “Mala” means “impurities”. Amalaki herb has the potency to clear and remove toxins from the body in a natural manner. Amalaki is the best remedy for Pitta dosha and maintains its normal balance. Except salty, Amalaki contains all another five tastes.

  • Improve the health of muscle tissues by enhancing flexibility and neuromuscular strength
  • Nourishes whole body tissues
  • Ease digestion process and eliminates waste material from the body
  • Increase memory power
  • Make the skin glow
  • Delays the aging process
  • Maintains the healthy functioning of the nervous system, and bone marrow

Aloe Vera

  • Latin name: Aloe barbadensis
  • Tissue layer: Meda dhatu

Aloe Vera is a well-known herb due to its multiple health beneficial properties. The cooling properties of this plant are very advantageous for our health and give multiple benefits.

  • Provide relief from non-cystic acne and pimples
  • Boosts body metabolism and decreases fat percentage in the body
  • Purifies the blood and removes excess waste material present in it
  • Very helpful in normal functioning of the digestive system
  • Maintains the healthy state of female reproductive system


  • Latin name: Commiphora mukul
  • Tissue layer: Asthi dhatu

Guggulu or Guggul states for treating all kinds of imbalances in the body. Guggul is a herb with strong scraping action which maintains equilibrium between Tridoshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha).

  • Promotes healthy joints and prevent cracks in them
  • Maintain the balance of lipids and cholesterol in the body
  • Purifies blood by eliminating harmful toxins from the body
  • Reduce excess fat and aids in weight loss
  • Rejuvenates the whole body


  • Latin name: Centella asiatica
  • Tissue layer: Majja dhatu

“Brahmi” is a word extracted from Sanskrit language, which means root Brahma- originator of the universe. Brahmi means the thing giving knowledge and increasing our intelligence.

  • Brahmi is an incredible herb for the well being of the brain and whole nervous system.
  • Being a brain tonic, brahmi enhances the memory, cognition and intelligence of an individual.
  • This herb build mental acuity, concentration and focus
  • Brahmi help the mind and nervous system to relax
  • Ensure the sleep of good quality


  • Latin name: Withania somnifera
  • Tissue layer: Shukra dhatu

Known for the strength of ten horses, this herb is used for its rejuvenating, strengthening and building properties. Its grounding and warming potency makes it best for balancing Vata dosha.

  • Enhance the working of immune system
  • Promotes the health of the body tissues
  • Increase sexual power
  • Maintain health of adrenal system and decrease stress
  • Aids the body to cope up with internal and external changing environment

The Bottom Line

The above mentioned rejuvenating herbs are just a trailer of the vast Ayurvedic world. But use of these herbs will keep you away from being infected with any disease and provide you longevity by rejuvenating.

About Dr. Ranjana Kaushal

Dr. Ranjana Kaushal (MD Ayurveda) has 11 years of experience in the field of Ayurveda. Right now she is working as an Ayurveda consultant with Life Aveda. She has immense knowledge about herbs, their uses, and formulations. She has published articles related to many herbs and diseases in an international journal. She is also a degree holder in yoga and naturopathy. Read More..

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