SHIKAKAI (ACACIA CONCINNA) EXTRACT
अथातः सप्तलाशङ्खिनीकल्पं व्याख्यास्यामः||१||
इति ह स्माह भगवानात्रेयः||२||
The parrots and peacocks are calling:
Jewel among knights;
Turn your horse just once;
The mahua flowers drip mahua juice;
My jewel of a knight,
turn your horse just once …
TESU (BUTEA FRONDOSA) FLOWER EXTRACT
A fire within earth
Since the past times it has been compared to fire, with its exotic vermillion flowers burning through the landscape also resembling a newly wed bride.
SHIRISH (ALBIZIA LEBBECK) EXTRACT
The Gods’ Abode
Celebrated by Kalidasa for its ambrosial smell, he makes many references in ‘Shakunthala’ of the ravishing Siris flowers adorning and beautifying the hair of women.
KHUS (CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES) EXTRACT
A Forest within Grass
Vetiver blinds, that lend to
burning summer noons the
of winter nights.
KACHNAR (BAUHINIA VARIEGATA) EXTRACT
‘Even before I was near enough to identify the trees, the rich, heady perfume which filled the air told me they were Bauhinias.
AMALTAS (CASSIA FISTULA) EXTRACT
O brilliant blossoms that strew my way,
You are only woodland flowers they say.
But, I sometimes think that perchance you are,
CUSTARD APPLE (ANNONA SQUAMOSA) EXTRACT
Apart from the luscious taste it offers and its ever-growing culinary reign, Sitaphal has a revered status attached to it. It is a sacred voluptuous delicacy offered to Goddess Laxmi in Diwali puja.
AMLA (EMBLICA OFFICINALIS) EXTRACT
The Bountiful Apsara
Amla, also known as Amalaka or Dhatri in Sanskrit meaning ‘the one where Laxmi, the Goddess of prosperity dwells’.
BHRINGRAJ (ECLIPTA ALBA) EXTRACT
भूडगार: कटक: तीक्ष्णो रूक्षोष्ण: कफवातनुत् ।
केश्य: त्वच्यः कृ िम श्वास कास शोथाम पाण्डनूत् ॥
दन्त्यो रसायनो बल्यः कु षनेत्र िशरो अितर् नुत् ॥
- भाव प्रकाश