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Jatharagni

The digestive fire which lives in the stomach and duodenum. It transforms food into food essence (dhara rasa).

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Jaggery

An unrefined sugar made from the juice of crushed sugarcane stalks.

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Joe-Pye Weed

Tall, graceful native of eastern United States. Leaves vanilla-scented when crushed; flowers rosy-purple. Indians and pioneers used it to induce…

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Jacob’s Ladder

Leaflets are assembled in ladder form. Showy bright blue flowers. Remedy for nervous complaints, headaches and palpitations of the heart.…

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Jojoba

A shrub whose seeds are cultivated for their moisturizing oil, which can be used in perfume and cosmetics. Available at…

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Juniper

Evergreen tree or shrub that has purple berries. Juniper also known as Juniperus communis. A plant whose berries work medicinally…

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Jojoba Oil

Oil extracted from the jojoba bean that is rich in vitamin E.

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Job’s Tears

The seeds of a tall tropical plant that are enveloped in a very hard, pearly white, oval casing.

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Jasmine

Member of the olive family that has extremely fragrant flowers.

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Jack Fruit

Large Asian tree that has edible fruit with nutritious seeds.

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