What is Gambhari?

Gmelina arborea, belongs to the family Verbenaceae. Its roots and fruits house an array of valuable constituents, including alkaloids, flavonoids, and glycosides.

How to Use Gambhari

The fruits, enriched with vitamins and minerals, offer therapeutic potential. The plant has large heart-shaped leaves, yellow flowers, and fruit capsules.


Boil a teaspoon of dried Gambhari roots in water until the liquid reduces by half. Strain and consume the decoction to promote digestive health.


Gambhari root powder can be mixed with honey or warm water to create a paste. This paste can be ingested to harness its digestive benefits and balance the doshas.

Infuse Gambhari leaves in hot water to create a nourishing herbal tea. Sip on this tea to enjoy its soothing effects on the respiratory system and to promote general well-being.

Herbal Tea

Gambhari is often a key ingredient in various Ayurvedic formulations. Consult an Ayurvedic practitioner to determine the most suitable formulation

Ayurvedic Formulations

Infuse Gambhari leaves or roots in carrier oils to create massage oils that can be applied to the body to support circulation and relaxation. Or you can use Gambhari seed oil.

External Application

Incorporate Gambhari into your diet as part of Ayurvedic recipes. Its balancing qualities make it a valuable addition to dishes that support digestive health and overall equilibrium.


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