Difference between Herbal, Ayurveda, Natural and Organic products

When you go to market for buying an eco-friendly product. You’ll be confused by seeing all sorts of labels -100% Natural, Organic, Herbal etc. don’t you wonder what all these mean? Organic or natural products are the same? If all the origin from plants, what are the main difference between them? Then read below.

Herbal products

The word herbal is derived from the mediaeval Latin liber herbails(“book of herbs”). All herbal products are made from plants roots, leaves etc.they are free of chemicals. Mostly herbal products are used for improving the health, to healing the wound quickly. But unlike the Ayurveda, they don’t apply the message to cure disease.   

Ayurveda Products

The word Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit word “ayuh+veda”, ayuh means “life” and Veda means “sacred knowledge or science”. Ayurveda is an Indian medical science.  Ayurveda products may not completely natural, sometime may use toxic level of metals as well. It creates a balance between soul, body, mind. In Ayurveda, herbs are used to cure health disease and make the body healthy.

Natural Products

Natural products are those products which are made from plants and minerals. Natural products are not made in a laboratory. Some time for their growth chemical fertilizers is used. Natural products are free of artificial color, fragrance, or any other preservatives.  

Organic Products

Organic products are those products which are free from any fertilizers and pesticides, they are made from natural ingredients. For checking the products that it is organic or not, special labs provide which implies that product is made with at least 70% organic ingredients. Organic products are not tested on animals.


  Herbal  Ayurveda    Natural    Organic
  • Made from plants root, leaves etc
  • Free from pesticides. However, pesticides are used for the growth of a plant.
  • Used for therapeutic purposes.
  • Available as tablets, capsules, and tea etc
  • Made by herbs and heavy metals etc
  • Contain toxic level of metal.
  • Used for therapeutic purposes.
  • Available in oils, powder, tablets.
  • Made from plants and minerals.
  • Fertilizers are used for growth.
  • Used for varieties of purposes besides therapeutic
  • Made from natural ingredients
  • Free from fertilizers.
  • Available in tablets, medicines, and clothes.

Natural vs Organic

Many people ask “natural” or “organic” are the same thing? The simple answer is no. They are two different things.if u compare the natural or organic with their meaning, the difference will quite clear.

Natural products – Natural products are made by the plant, but they grow with fertilizers and there is no supervision over it.

Organic products – organic products are made with natural ingredients, but they are free from fertilizers, and they are supervised by the certified body.

Food Demand

The demand for organic products are more because people want to go with the healthiest thing.  Natural products demand also increases day by day but now people spend money more on organic products.