Plants have been mans oldest friends in his efforts at health and healing. For hundreds of centuries ancient ancient Indian systems of medicine have enunciated the various therapeutic qualities of plants and there is much more to the common grandmother's remedies than mere common sense and experience. The many astounding medicinal properties of common plants such as holy basil tulsi, mint pudina green coriander dhania and several other all too familiar green plants in and around the average Indian home have been the inseparable parts of our traditional systems of healing for common ailments as well as other serious afflictions injuries and diseases. This handy compendium of common medicinal plants has been compiled from translations of ancient Indian texts on health and healing. It also comprises common home remedies which will be an invaluable asset not only for every home but also practitioner of Indian medicine.