There are 27 Nakshatras. Nakshatra plants are those plants which are recommended as per the ruling god of a particular Nakshatra and these are already mentioned in Indian Vedas.
According to which every humanbeing is born in a particular nakshatra and based on this ,his /her plantary positions suits a particular type of plant according to their horoscope and place of residence. Here is the list of plants according to Nakshatra:-
Malabar nut is a small evergreen, sub-herbacious bush which grows commonly in open plains, especially in the lower Himalayas
Itis a deciduous tree native to India, and southeast Asia.
It is a medium-sized tree in the family Loganiaceae that grows in open habitats.
Amla is a subtropical plant and prefers dry climate. It is a hardy plant and can be grown in variable soil conditions.
The crop can tolerate salinity and alkalinity.
Cluster fig or Gular is one of the widely known plant.According to Atharveda, gular is one of the medicines which promotes physical strength.
It is a fruit and is treated mainly as an evergreen, so it retains its leaves throughout the year.
The evergreen jamun plant is originally from Indonesia and India. Indian mythology describes the Indian subcontinent as an island, situated in the centre of the world , called Jambudweep. Because of a majority of Jamun (black berry) trees, this island was named as Jambudweep.
The leaves are used fresh as a culinary herb which has a similar, but stronger flavor than Coriander (Coriandrum sativum).
Senegalia catechu is a deciduous, thorny tree which grows up to 15 m (50 ft) in height.The plant is called khair.
The tree’s seeds are a good source of protein. Kattha (catechu), an extract of its heartwood, is used as an ingredient to give red color and typical flavor to paan.
Sandal wood is the source of world famous Indian sandal wood oil, which is extensively used in the perfumery industry. Both wood and oil are used in incense, perfumes and in medicine.
Sandal trees grow mainly on red ferregenuous loam, overlying metamorphic rocks, chiefly gneiss.
Terminalia bellirica, known as “Bahera” or Beleric or bastard myrobalan.
It is a large deciduous tree common on plains and lower hills in Southeast Asia, where it is also grown as an avenue tree.
It is found in deciduous forests and in dry or mederately dry regions practically all over India
Also known as: Spiny bamboo, Thorny bamboo, Tziu chu, Kalak, Bans
Indian Thorny Bamboo is a soft, thick-walled bamboo which grows very fast and tall. The shoots are edible.
Ficus religiosa or sacred fig is a species of fig native to the Indian subcontinent.
It is an evergreen beautiful tree which tolerates variety of soils. It has fragrant flowers & is often planted for ornamental purpose.
If you live in a climate where you can grow a beauty leaf tree, you should consider the impact the fruit has on the landscape before planting the tree.
Ficus Benghalensis, Indian Banyan, Vat Vriksha
The always popular ficus tree is a member of the fig family and perfect for caring for as a houseplant.
The Bodhi tree, under which the Buddha achieved enlightenment, is believed by many to have been a ficus religiosa. The most popular as an indoor tree is the ficus benjamina.
Butea frondosa, Common names include Palash, Dhak, Palah, Flame of the Forest, Bastard Teak, Parrot Tree, Keshu (Punjabi) and Kesudo (Gujarati).
The plant is used for ornamental purpose.Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
Rudraksha trees are seen to be growing between 10-32 meters tall. The trunks of rudraksha tree are nearly 1 meter wide. Trees are grey in color.
The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Jai is a beautiful flowering plant . It needs water regularly but over watering can be damage this plant growth.
Jui like other Jasminum (i.e. Mogra , Chameli ) like warm conditions. It grows best in full sun exposure. 4-6 hrs of sum exposure is good for it.
Bael Tree is considered sacred in India, Malaysia and Indonesia.
It possesses antiviral, anthelmintic and anti-inflammatory properties as well.
It is commonly known as arjuna or arjun tree in English, thella maddi in Telugu, kumbuk in Sinhala, marudha maram in Tamil and neer maruthu in Malayalam.
Terminalia arjuna has been used to balance the three “humors”: kapha, pitta, and vata.The bark of Terminalia arjuna has been used in India for more than 3000 years, primarily as a heart remedy.
It is native to the Indomalaya ecozone to Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and in Indochinese ecoregion east to Java and the Malesia ecoregion.
The wood is white hard, close grained, durable. Branches are irregular, covered with a smooth ash-coloured bark.
A handsome Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfume.
It is a source of very heavy hardwood used for railroad ties. In olden time, the very hard timber was used for making lances.
Mimusops elengi is a medium-sized evergreen tree found in tropical forests in South Asia, Southeast Asia and northern Australia.
This Asian tropical tree has a straight tall tree and its leaves are deciduous in winter. Red flowers with 5 petals appear in the spring before the new foliage.
Its trunk bears spikes to deter attacks by animals. Although its stout trunk suggests that it is useful for timber, its wood is too soft to be very useful.
Shorea robusta, also known as saal, sakhua or shala tree, is a species of tree belonging to the Dipterocarpaceae family
Sal is one of the most important sources of hardwood timber in India, with hard, coarse-grained wood that is light in colour when freshly cut, and becoming dark brown with exposure…
Plant for Poorvashadha Nakshatra
Saraca indica is a small evergreen tree. The leaves are paripinnate with 6 to 12 leaflets, oblong and rigidly sub-coriaceus.
In spring season ashoka tree is covered with red colour flowers and looks really very beautiful.
Jackfruit or Kathal (Artocarpus heterophyllus) is a plant which probably originated from the Western Ghats in India
Fruits are available almost throughout the year though the peaks are around June and December.
It is also called crown flower or rui.
Normally grows with a shrubby habit.This plant is a great attractor for butterflies, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Giant Milkweed is a great choice.
Shami Prosopis cineraria is a medicinal tree. It is well known by Hindus for its spiritual uses.
Medicinally it is used in various skin diseases, diseases of eyes, digestive problems and respiratory illness.
Kadamba is a flowering, evergreen plant, which is known as “mythical tree”.
It is also an ornamental plan, which is belongs from “Rubiaceae” family. “Neolamarckia cadamba” is scientific name of the kadamba plant and in Bengali it is known as “Kadam”.
The tropical fruit is called the “King of Fruits” in India. The tree has been around for more than 4000 years in India and was taken to South America by the Portugese, other parts of South Asia by Indians and to other tropical regions by others.
Neem trees are attractive broad-leaved evergreens that can grow up to 30 m tall and 2.5 m in girth.
Mahua is a tropical deciduous fast-growing tree that grows to 20 meters in height and possesses evergreen or semi-evergreen foliage. It is cultivated in warm and humid regions for its oleaginous seeds, flowers and wood.