Powerful Uses of Peepal tree for Health and Beauty!

Powerful Uses of Peepal tree for Health and Beauty

Peepal tree (Ficus religiosa) is worshipped in Indian culture since ages. In India, this tall tree with wide canopy that goes with various names such as: Ashwatha vriksha, peepal vriksha, Boddhi vriksha etc. It is the oldest historical tree in the world that holds a major religious significance. It is not only known for emitting […]

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Why does spicy food make your stomach hurt?

Why does spicy food make your stomach hurt

Most of the Indians have a tendency to gorge on the spicy food. Gastrointestinal disorders have become lifestyle maladies due to the shifting of eating pattern toward ready-to-eat commercial spicy food from homemade food. The spices and additives like chilly, clove, mustard, garlic, cinnamon etc. if used excessively, can cause irritation to the gastric mucosa. […]

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5 Natural Blood Thinners!!

5 Natural Blood Thinners

When there is an injury or a cut in a body, blood clotting occurs to prevent bleeding but there are times when blood clots form in some vital parts of the body like heart, brain or lungs, which if not treated can cause serious complications. Medicinal plants occupy an important place in traditional systems of […]

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IBS: Ayurvedic Treatment, Home Remedies, Lifestyle Tips!!

IBS Ayurvedic Treatment, Home Remedies, Lifestyle Tips

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a term used for a variety of disorders causing discomfort in the gastro-intestinal tract. It is a functional bowel disorder characterized by chronic abdominal pain, bloating, discomfort, alteration of bowel habits. Diarrhoea or constipation may predominate or they may alternate which may be classified as IBS – D, IBS – […]

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A Guide to Soap Nuts: What are Soap Nuts and How to use them?

A Guide to Soap Nuts What are Soap Nuts and How to use them

The use of synthetic detergents, soaps and shampoos have caused a substantial pollution to our ecosystem, especially water bodies. This problem can be solved by a simple solution i.e., by using natural alternatives for bathing, cleaning and washing purposes. The use of natural cleaning products is not a new concept as they have been used […]

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How food served and cooked in different metals impact your health!!

How food served and cooked in different metals impact your health

In this modern living, people find the use of non-stick and glass cookware very convenient but they are not considered as healthy. In Ayurveda, immense importance has been given to the use of metal utensils despite the numberless innovations in modern cooking. Some metals that have positive impact on the health are: Tamra (Copper): Copper […]

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Kanchnaar Guggul!!

Kanchnaar Guggul

Kanchnaar Guggul is a classical Ayurvedic polyherbal formulation useful in the treatment of tumors, cysts, swelling, PCOS in females, ulcers etc. The reference of Kanchnaar Guggul is found in Bhaishajya Ratnavali, 44th Chapter. Indications of Kanchnaar Guggul as mentioned in Ayurvedic texts: Granthi – tumor, fibroid Galaganda – cervical lymphadentis Gulma – abdominal tumor, distension […]

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Honey as Medicine in Ayurveda!!

Honey as Medicine in Ayurveda

Honey is a by-product of the flower nectar and the upper aero-digestive tract of the honey bee. It is widely used in Ayurvedic system of medicine. Honey is commonly used as Anupan (carrier or vehicle) in Ayurveda that is given along with active medication to enhance the activity. Ayurvedic Properties of Honey: It has been […]

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Importance of Healthy Fats in Ayurveda!!

Importance of Healthy Fats in Ayurveda

Fats have had a bad reputation for last decades but now modern medicine has begun to see the importance of good quality fats in the diet but Ayurveda has been recommending the use of healthy fats not only in the diet but also as a powerful vehicle for thousands of years. The utilization of healthy […]

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