January 2021

| Jan 30 |

The Hidden Marvels of Lemon Peels

Who doesn’t enjoy a chilled glass of lemonade on a hot day? Likewise, have you smelt the fresh and awakening scent of a lemon while cutting it? Lemons are among the most popular and hydrating citrus fruits. They can treat colds, coughs, an upset stomach, scurvy, or even kidney stones. Further, they can reduce inflammation, […]

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| Jan 27 |

An Introduction to Tracaganth Gum or Gond

There are some Ayurvedic herbs you have been eating all your life. Alternatively, there are others which are not as popular. The Katira gond, for instance, is one such example. It also goes by the Latin name Tragacanth gum or gond in Ayurveda. While it may initially seem futile, don’t turn away – or there are […]

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| Jan 26 |

Six Amazing Benefits of Bitter Gourd

The bitter gourd or Karela isn’t a very popular ingredient. This is probably because it doesn’t taste good, looks strange, and isn’t readily available. However, it is one of the oldest natural healing foods in Ayurveda. Further, it is a staple to Indian recipes for its versatile nature. Above all, the bitter gourd is a […]

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| Jan 12 |

An Introduction to the Kapoor Kachari Herb

Our mother earth contains a range of valuable herbs. The Kapoor Kachri is one of them, and also goes by names of Hedychium Spicatum (latin) or Gandh Amalika (sanskrit). This contains antioxidant and purifying properties which soothe all systems. Most importantly, it helps with hair growth by stimulating growth, thickness, and leaving behind a pleasant fragrance. Overall, […]

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| Jan 07 |

Introducing Kapikacchu: Benefits and Dangers

The Kapikacchu plant also goes by the names Macuna Pruriens in Latin and Kaunch in sanskrit. Alternatively, people call this the velvet bean or cowhage in English. It contains a holistic composition – namely that of crude protein (11-23%) and crude fibre (35-40%). In this manner, it brings balance to the body’s endocrine, reproductive, and […]

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| Jan 05 |

Eight Marvels of the Jatamansi Herb

The Jata Mansi is a rare Ayurvedic herb. Also known as nardostachys jatamansi, it is a dwarf, hairy, and herbaceous endangered plant type. It contain multiple restorative compounds which cures nerve, heart, skin, and digestive ailments. Above all, it holds relaxing and calming attributes. Therefore, it is an ideal ingredient in herbal medicines. Most importantly, this […]

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| Jan 04 |

Understanding the Jamun Fruit

When you think of herbs, nuts, seeds and spices, jamuns are unlikely to come up. In fact, you have probably merely heard of the fruit in passing. However, you may want to give both the seeds and fruit some more attention. These go by the names Eugenia Jambolana (in Latin) and Jamun Beej (in Sanskrit), […]

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| Jan 03 |

7 Reasons to Include Hibiscus in Your Diet

Hibiscus flowers are popular throughout the world. While Latin terms this Rosasinensi, and Ayurveda calls this the Rosni Phool, their flowers carry a worldwide allure. For these reasons, these serve a decorative function in homes and gardens. Moreover, it serves a valuable medicinal role in Ayurveda. In fact, it contains both physical and mental benefits – this […]

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| Jan 02 |

Here’s Why You Need Spirituality in Your Life

Have you ever felt a connection above and beyond yourself? A truly spiritual person embodies such connections. Further, they rest faith in the universe which keeps them driven and motivated. Alongside, there are daily rituals they follow, such as journalling and expressing gratitude. Spirituality, thus, is both a belief and a practice. It truly becomes […]

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