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Benefits of Sesame oil Ayurveda
May 4, 2018

Benefits of Sesame oil Ayurveda

Sesame oil has many valuable uses, according to Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India. For more than 5, years, Ayurveda has prescribed the use of sesame oil for everything from massage to enemas. Conditions for which sesame oil has been prescribed include constipation, dry cough, skin conditions, dry and brittle hair and nails, general debility and weak…

Coriander seeds Benefits Ayurveda
April 26, 2018

Coriander seeds Benefits Ayurveda

It’s spring! Time to start anew, watch the flowers blossom, shake off the winter blues, and get back in touch with yourself and nature. The days are longer, the temperatures are rising, and there’s a feeling of lightness and enthusiasm in the air. Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga, aims to align us with the natural rhythms of nature, through a systematic approach…

Clove Health Benefits Ayurveda
April 22, 2018

Clove Health Benefits Ayurveda

One of my favourite winter spices, cloves are often pushed to the edge of your plate. They are mostly used to flavour dishes but seldomly eaten whole. But if you’d know about their impressive qualities, you’d agree they deserve more attention. Looking back, cloves were probably first used by Chinese emperors to hide bad breath. Over the years, cloves grabbed…

Benefits of ghee in Ayurveda
April 2, 2018

Benefits of ghee in Ayurveda

There’s something magical about the golden hue of freshly made ghee resting in a Mason jar on my counter. I love the nutty, rich smell of the ghee-making process, and I know, as I dip my knife into the jar to spread ghee my toast or add it to a sauté pan, that I’m introducing this high-quality oil into all of my cells. In Ayurveda, ghee—especially when made from…

Black pepper Health Benefits Ayurveda
March 21, 2018

Black pepper Health Benefits Ayurveda

Has been in common use for thousands of years in the old world and is the most popular spice of our modern day. It accounts for 1/5 of the total spice trade in the world. The history of pepper begins in prehistoric India and Southeast Asia where the pepper vine grows naturally. It then spread to the ancient Egyptians and Romans and later was in the spotlight…

Benefits of Ayurvedic
February 8, 2018

Benefits of Ayurvedic

Terminalia bellerica is the name of a deciduous tree that grows in Southeast Asia The fruit, and sometimes the leaves of the tree are used in Ayurvedic and other traditional medicines. The Terminalia genus encompasses approximately 100 species. Effects on Blood Sugar Marked blood glucose lowering effects have been documented for T. bellerica, which suggests its…

Cumin seeds Benefits Ayurveda
February 4, 2018

Cumin seeds Benefits Ayurveda

Cumin seeds are known as Jeeraka in Sanskrit. The word is derived from Jeerna – digestion. Hence Jeeraka means that which digests. Cumin seed is very good in treating digestive track disorders. Botanical name – Cuminum cyminum Linn. Family – Umbelliferae Hindi name: Safed Jeera, Jeera Bangali name – Jeera Marathi name – Jire Gujarathi name – jeeru Tamil name…

Ayurvedic Tea Benefits
January 31, 2018

Ayurvedic Tea Benefits

Ayurvedic tea is a key component of the ancient Ayurvedic holistic healthcare practice, which was developed in India about 5, years ago to help people achieve optimal health, energy and balance in life. The term, ayurvedia, stands for the science of life and uses a wide array of natural wellness strategies including specific exercises, natural foods and beverages…

Basmati rice Benefits Ayurveda
December 22, 2017

Basmati rice Benefits Ayurveda

Today, we’re going to focus on rice, basmati rice, in particular. Basmati rice is said to be when taken with some ghee. The most common rice in Ayurveda, basmati rice is a beautifully light and aromatic long-grain variety which is know for its cooling effect on the body. It is good for calming an irritated stomach and is said to be easier to digest than brown…

Ajwain Benefits Ayurveda
December 6, 2017

Ajwain Benefits Ayurveda

Bishop’s weed or Oma is called as Yavani in Ayurveda. It is a famous Indian spice. Commonly available throughout India. It is used extensively in digestive diseases. Family – Umbelliferae Botanical name – Carum copticum / Trachyspermum ammi Hindi name – Ajavan, Ajwain, Ajvain Telugu name – Vamu Gujarathi name – Ajamo Punjabi name – Jabain Kannada name – Oma…

Benefits of Sabja seeds in Ayurveda
November 8, 2017

Benefits of Sabja seeds in Ayurveda

Sabja seeds are also known as Tulsi Seeds, Basil Seeds and Falooda Seeds; they are commonly used in the Indian subcontinent and nearby countries. Sabja seeds are quite similar to Chia Seeds, but they usually plump up into Tapioca form quicker than Chia Seeds. Sabja seeds or Falooda Seeds are dominantly used in sweet drinks especially during the summer season…

Black Sesame seeds Benefits Ayurveda
August 31, 2017

Black Sesame seeds Benefits Ayurveda

Highlights Black Sesame seeds, also known as kala til, are beneficial for human body Black sesame seeds are a good source of energy You can sprinkle these nutrient-rich seeds over your cereals Black Sesame seed s, also known as kala til, is one of oldest condiments known to man. They are highly valued for their oil. “Open Sesame”- the famous phrase from the Arabian…

Methi seeds Benefits Ayurveda
July 24, 2017

Methi seeds Benefits Ayurveda

An Indian household cannot do without methi or fenugreek seeds and leaves. It is used in almost every Indian preparation be it dal, paratha or curry. But what you might not know is that methi or fenugreek is a rich reservoir of medicinal properties that imparts many health benefits. Here are 15 reasons why you should include methi in your diet more often. #1…

Ghee Health Benefits Ayurveda
July 17, 2017

Ghee Health Benefits Ayurveda

I am a huge fan of ghee! Every few weeks I will make a batch so that we always have it on hand for the 10 amazing benefits of ghee. Ghee is simply butter that has been cooked to remove any water and solids. It is the end result of a chemical process whereby all the butter is cooked down till all the water evaporates and the milk solids sink to the bottom of the…

Tamarind Benefits Ayurveda
March 18, 2017

Tamarind Benefits Ayurveda

The Ayurvedic palate covers six different tastes: sweet, salty, pungent, bitter, astringent and sour. Each one of them needs to be included at every meal for us to avail of the goodness they have to offer. The sour taste, for example, is said to help digestion, cleanse the tissues and help in the absorption of minerals. One of the star foods used in the Konkan…

Basil seeds Benefits Ayurveda
January 2, 2017

Basil seeds Benefits Ayurveda

Many of us in the modern times are not aware of the uses, nutritional facts and medicinal values of basil seeds. Whenever you get time, especially in the summer season, visit your grandmother place and ask her about the importance of Sabja seeds. She will tell you or make delicious basil seeds recipes. I also come across to one of the yummy Sabja seeds recipes…

Saffron Ayurveda Benefits
November 9, 2016

Saffron Ayurveda Benefits

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Cardamom Health Benefits Ayurveda
July 24, 2016

Cardamom Health Benefits Ayurveda

Elaichi or cardamom is one of the most common spices seen in an Indian household. Not only does it add sweet taste and unique flavour to your dishes, it is also widely used as a natural mouth freshener. But the humble green pod has a lot more to offer – health wise. Here are the top eight reasons why elaichi scores high in the list of healthy spices. 1. Improves…