Guggulu (Commiphora Wightii) : Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

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Medical Reviewer: Dr Surabhi Rawat Guggulu is popular among people since ancient times for being an ayurvedic herb that is helpful in many conditions. Guggulu, a Sanskrit as well as Hindi term means ‘that which provides protection against diseases’. Guggul is mentioned as Gulgulu in the ancient Atharva Veda and is described as ‘Agni Sthana’ … Read more

The King Of Medicines: Harad(Terminalia Chebula): Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

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Ayurveda places Harad at the highest pedestal which is why it is also called the ‘King of medicines.’ Ancient medicine systems claim that Harad holds the power to cure all diseases. Even the Tibetan medicine system reveres Harad in the same amount as Ayurveda does. Although the two systems classify the herb differently, the accepted … Read more

Nagfani Cactus Plant (Prickly Pear) – Uses, Benefits, Properties, Side Effects

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  Nagfani (in Hindi) commonly known as Prickly Pear or Opuntia in English is a cactus plant belonging to Cactaceae family. The most commonly used species of Nagfani is the Indian fig opuntia or Opuntia ficus-indica (botanical name). The name Nagfani is because the pad of this cactus resembles the face of a serpent. The … Read more

Saptarangi: The All Natural Herb For Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

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Did you know that the World Health Organization estimates that around 422 million people world-over suffer from diabetes today? But the scariest part is how diabetes has emerged as a ‘normal, almost expected’ disease among people across different ages and varying lifestyles. It does not need to be so. Luckily, we have natural and organic … Read more

Arjunarishta: A Promising Heart-Tonic For A Healthy Heart: Uses, Benefits, & Side-Effects

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According to the World Health Organization, over 70% of all deaths worldwide have been attributed to non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and heart issues – with 15 million people dying prematurely (ages 30-69). These numbers sure paint a scary picture but Ayurveda can come to your rescue. If you’re looking for an all-natural heart … Read more

Punarnava – The “Powerhouse” of Nutrients : Uses, Benefits, & Side-Effects

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Imagine getting access to a plant that grows in the wild, requires no maintenance, and offers a multitude of benefits. Don’t believe us? Take a look at the Punarnava plant. Loosely translated, Punarnava means “new (punar) birth (nava)” and this plant stands up to its name due to its diverse health and nutritional benefits. The … Read more