The Shalini Range is the result of our passion and skill for using ingredients originating from the botanical science of Ayurveda. Our mission is to offer products that are an excellent aid to keeping everyone healthy.
Ayurveda is a thousand-year old collection of Sanskrit texts dealing with natural medicine. The word "Ayu" mentions all aspects of life and nature, from birth to death, and describes how to reach a fulfilling life; The word "Veda" means "understanding", "knowledge" and indicates the wisdom necessary for a long-lasting, healthy life.
Dravyaguna is the science of essential active ingredients that classifies the herbs used in Ayurveda. It describes the properties, harvesting methods, preservation techniques and which parts of the medicinal herbs to use when preparing herbal remedies which are beneficial to the health of every living being. (Charakra-Chikitsa)
Ayurveda is recognised by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the oldest natural therapy system.
About the plants
Its health benefits come from some of its active ingredients, including 31 nortriterpenoids, 28 limonoids, 3 degraded limonoids, and 1 diterpenoid, as well as azadirachtin (a natural insecticide). The leaves of this plant are still used today in India to deter unwelcome insects and are put in beds, books, food containers, cupboards and wardrobes.
Benefits of the plant: Soothing antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, anti-bacterial and stimulates immunity system. Effective against viruses, germs, vermine, fungus, fever, skin pathogens, eg. burn scars (even infected), wounds, herpes, acne, eczema, psoriasis; unhealthy hands & nails and oral & vaginal infections. Also a strong insect repellent.
A rainforest plant rich in alkaloids, essential oils, blocking agents, giving this herb antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Benefits of the plant: Antispasmodic, muscle relaxant, hemostatic, painkiller, itchy skin, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and simply refreshing. Treats diarrhea, toothaches, gum and eye infections.
It is made up of 50% water, the rest consisting of fibres, carbohydrates, sugars, fat, iron, potassium, copper, zinc, magnesium, phosphorous and sodium. It contains high levels of vitamins B, C, many aminoacids and its oil is beneficial.
Benefits of the plant: Oil rich in fiber, mineral salts (iron, sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium…) amino acids, vitamins (B,C…), & carbohydrates. Soothing, hydrating, promotes elasticity.
This majestic tree, sacred to the Indian deity Vishnu, grows to height of thirty-five metres and a width of three metres. All its parts are used: the seeds, for instance, to make a butter made of stearic and oleic acid. Its composition includes proteins, carbohydrates, oils and fibers. It is excellent for external use to nourish the skin, leaving it soft and velvety.
Benefits of the plant: Astringent, anti-viral, anti-microbial. Panacea for skin. Accelerates healing for wounds, burns, treats painful swelling, cures infections, regenerates vs dehydration, relieves all ear ailments, itching, & reduces excessive perspiration & fungus from deoderant.
The root is rich in essential mineral oils, such as sodium, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, chlorine, magnesium, nitrogen, sulfur and nitrate. It also contains traces of copper, zinc, iron, manganese, and beta santaloi. Well-known for its anti-microbial properties and antioxidant property. This plant has been highly esteemed for its fragrance and its beneficial medicinal properties since ancient times, especially its cooling and soothing properties.
Benefits of the plant: Nutrient responsible for soothing, bactericidal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-microbial & anti-oxydant. Cures sunburn, itching, pain & ear infections & useful for daily skin treatment.
Contains many metabolites, notably proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, flavonoids, carotenoids, alkaloids, and glycosides. Used in ancient times as an ingredient for brewing. Its tender leaves can be eaten raw and its boiled sprouts are a nutritious and refreshing dish.
Benefits of the plant: Purifying, draining, diuretic, stops swelling, antiseptic & anti-inflammatory. Useful for psoriasis, hemerrhoids, herpes, itchiness, & skin rash. Detoxifying & draining properties for liver.
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It is a fine source of secondary mineral, present in both igneous and metamorphic rocks. It has been used for centuries as a natural preservative and for its refreshing scent.
Benefits of the plant: Mineral used as antiseptic that cures red, swollen & irritated eyes. Can also be used daily, preventively.
For millennia this plant has been used for its haemostatic qualities and cooling effect. Contains flavonoids, flavonol glycosides, steroidal saponins and alkaloids.
Benefits of the plant: Purifying, heals swelling, oedemas, psoriasis, fungal inflammations & infections. Stimulates immunity system by reconstituting healthy body functions.