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Ayurveda Medicinal Uses of Wrightia Tinctoria-Shweta Kutaja

Ayurveda Medicinal Uses of Wrightia Tinctoria-Shweta Kutaja

Ayurveda Medicinal Uses of Wrightia Tinctoria-Shweta KutajaWrightia Tictoria is also known as Pala indigo plant or dyers’s oleander . It is widely available in India, Southeast Asia and Australia. It needs mostly dry and little moistness to grow. Texts of Ayurveda recognize this plant by name “Shweta Kutaja”.

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How to Use Black Cardamom for Weight Loss and other Home Remedies?

Black Cardamom Home Remedies

Black Cardamom Home RemediesBlack cardamom also known as Badi-ilaichi, is praised as “queen of spices”. Its strong flavour has made it chef’s favourite spice. This spice is treasure house of medicinal properties. Naturopaths have found many ways to incorporate this strong spice in their regular treatment.

Ayurveda Acharyas explain properties of cardamom as follows. These are based on ayurvedic principles.

Home Remedies with Fennel Seeds or Saunf

Fennel seeds also known as Foeniculum vulgare belong to carrot family. This plant usually grows in dry lands near sea coast. These seeds have a strong flavour and have found their way into kitchen. Fennel seeds are known as “Saunf” in India. Usually they are chewed after a heavy meal.

What are the Uses of Shilajit ? An Ayurveda View

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health benefits of shilajit, uses of shilajit, shilajit ayurvedaThe sun rays of Greeshma Ritu or summer season warms up the boulders of Himalaya Mountains. A thick, sticky, tar like substance comes out of these boulders. This is known as Shilajit or Shilajitu. This is mainly found in Himalaya and Tibet mountains, Caucasus Mountains, Altai Mountains, and mountains of Gilgit .

Home Remedies with Apple

Home Remedies with Apple

Home Remedies with AppleApples are available in many colours and with various tastes. Always chose apples which are ripe and sweet to taste. Sour apples may cause vitiation of pitta and acidity. Sweet and fully ripen apples are good for health. Hence our ancestors have coined the saying “Apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Sweet apples have little astringent properties and pacify pitta and kapha. Uncooked sweet apples may vitiate vata.

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Haritaki-Terminalia Chebula

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Haritaki-Terminalia Chebula

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Haritaki-Terminalia ChebulaHaritaki is the name of fruit which grows on a deciduous tree. The tree of haritaki grows to a height of 30 meters. The haritaki fruit is 2-4 cm long and has 5 longitudinal ridges. The flowers are dull white or yellow in colour.

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Carrots: The Wonder Vegetable for Healthy Heart!

Carrots for heart patients

Carrots for heart patientsCarrots are rich sources of β-carotene, which is metabolized in the body as Vitamin A. These bright orange vegetable is also rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, plenty of antioxidants and dietary fibres.

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Vibhitaki-Bibhitaki- Terminalia Bellirica

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Vibhitaki or Bibhitaki is an ayurvedic fruit. It is one of three important healthy fruits or triphala. Other two fruits are Amla (Emblica Officinalis )  and Haritaki (Terminalia Chebula).  This fruit has immense medicinal properties and is used in various diseases.

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Ayurveda Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Ayurveda Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Ayurveda Health Benefits of CinnamonThe spice cinnamon is bark of Cinnamon tree. The cinnamon tree grows to the height of 10 to 15 feet. The cinnamon tree grows in various parts of world. Among these varieties, cinnamon from SriLanka is considered as the best Spice since it is sweet to taste and has very pleasant aroma. The leaves of this tree is also used as spice and is known as tamala patra or tejpatta .

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Medicinal Properties of Asafoetida or Hing According to Ayurveda

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hing Ayurveda, asafoetida health benefits, health benefits of hingAsafoetida or hing is the dried gum extracted from rhizome or tap root of plants belonging to Ferula species. It is mainly available in Iran, Afghanistan and cultivated in India. Its strong fetid odour is the reason for the name Asafoetida. It gives a pleasant flavour when cooked in dishes or when used in seasoning, for which even powdered form of hing can be used.

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