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Ayurveda Medicinal Properties and Health Benefits of Lotus Flower

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health benefits of lotus seeds, health benefits of lotus stem, health benefits of lotus flowerLotus plant is known as Nelumbo nucifera and belongs to genus Nelumbo. Lotus is national flower of India. It is also known as water lily. Lotus is an aquatic plant and grows in tropical regions of Asia, Australia and Vietnam.

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Turmeric (Haldi)

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turmeric for pcos, turmeric for weight loss, ayurvedic medicinal properties of turmericTurmeric is a well-known spice all over the world. This herb has occupied the shelves of every Indian kitchen since 6000 years and is considered as king of kitchen. It is used daily in cooking. Apart from cooking it is also used as beauty aid and as a dye. This spice is liberally used in Indian cuisine.

Ayurveda Health Benefits of Bitter Gourd or Bitter Melon (Karela)

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bitter gourd benefits, bitter gourd diabetes , bitter gourd pcos, bitter melon pcos , bitter melon diabetes, bitter melon erectile dysfunctionBitter gourd or Bitter melon belongs to Cucurbitaceae family and its plant has a botanical name Momordica Charantia. This plant is a climber bares oblong shaped fruits. These fruits are very bitter to taste.

How Garlic Helps to Improve Sexual Function

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garlic helps erectile dysfunction, garlic erectile dysfunction, garlic for mensGarlic is used as a major ingredient in various cuisines all over the world. Garlic is known as Lashuna in Sanskrit. Texts of Ayurveda praise the medicinal qualities of garlic. Acharya Charaka explains its pharmacological properties. It goes as follows.

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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