Herbal Medicinal Plant –Shatavari (Asparagus Racemosus)

Asparagus Racemosus is a common species of asparagus that grows in regions like the Himalayas, Nepal, India and Srilanka. There are multiple uses of this plant. Due to surrounding getting destructed and deforestation, this plant is endangered in its natural environment. Asparagus Racemosus is a good source of calcium, minerals, zinc and B- complex vitamins. The estrogens in the plant do not produce negative side effects and this gentle herb helps to maintain a balanced life. Due to its immense medicinal properties, it is…

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Herbal Medicinal Plant Bael– (Aegle Marmalos)

Herbal Medicinal Plant – Aegle Marmalos Aegle Marmalos is generally known as Bael, Bengal quince, wood apple, golden apple, stone apple, bili. This is a tree species native to India and present throughout Southeast Asia. Hindus consider this tree as sacred and its fruits are used for medicine and as food. Plant Family – Rutaceae Botanical Name – Aegle Marmalos Sanskrit – Bilv English – Bael Hindi – Bel or Sirphal Malayalam/Tamil – Koo-valam/Vilvam Kannada – Bilva About the Plant The Bael tree is considered sacred by Hindus and so you…

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Flax Seeds and its Splendid Benefits on Our Health

Would you believe if someone says a seed can be rich source of micro nutrients, omega-3 fatty acids, dietary fibre, minerals and vitamins? Still wondering? I am talking about Flax seeds or linseeds. Flax seeds are generally known for its good quality fat, natural high fibre content and anti oxidant quality. They are rich in lignans, fibre and Omega-3 fatty acids. Flax seeds are grown all over the world and so it comes in different varieties. You can extract the…

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Surprising Health Benefits of Humble Mint Leaves – Podina

Mouth starts watering when we think of lip-smacking Indian food with combination of delicious desi chutney. Want to make Chutney yummier? Flavor it up with Podina or commonly called as mint leaves. SURPRISINGLY, most of us use or see these humble leaves as garnishing leaf for salad or sabzi. Hold your thoughts! Podina is definitely more than a garnishing leaf. The aroma and the freshness of Podina are so tempting that you just can’t stop smelling or eating. Many of…

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Amazing Health Benefits of Triphala

Ever imagined if it is possible to treat your body ailment with aid of natural source! What would you prefer? Treating illness with high dose chemical medicines which might have side effects OR care for your body and treat it by Ayurveda? Ayurveda is nothing but natural elements found in nature put in a form more easily consumable by us. Many people have found Ayurvedic treatments more beneficial than others. Ayurveda has given this world so many effectual medicines with…

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Ayurvedic Treatment for Loss of Memory

According to Ayurveda body and mind are interlinked and both affect each other in a good or bad way. A healthy body is definitely foundation steps for a healthy brain and a healthy brain is the foundation for a healthy body. In fact body and mind complements each other. Hence while treating loss of memory, both psychic as well as physical factors are considered. One cannot expect an excellent memory power from a malnourished person. Treatment: As per Ayurveda Brahmi…

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Ayurveda and Hypothyroidism

When problems take place within thyroid gland, which further leads to insufficient circulation of thyroid gland, then it is termed as hypothyroidism. According to nidana, hypothyroidism has been classified into three categories: Primary (due to thyroid failure) Secondary (due to pituitary TSH deficit) Tertiary (due to hypothalamic deficiency of TRH) The last two are rare in nature and Ayurvedic treatments cannot help in combating them. Causes of hypothyroidism You would be sad to know that the prime reason for getting…

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Health Benefits of Black Pepper : Herbs

Black pepper is often termed as the “king of spices”. Black pepper has more health benefits than most people know about. It has the potential to make food most beneficial when used as a spice in various recipes. Black pepper is obtained from the pepper vine that usually grows in tropical climates. The fruits borne by these vines are known as peppercorns. These peppercorns when collected and ground to fine powder becomes black pepper powder. Black pepper as spice Black…

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