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The next time you're walking on the street and see this absolutely gorgeous flower, don't brush it aside. What you've got at the soles of your feet is nature's best gift for treating chronic issues that plague us every day - from constipation and cough to ulcer and hair issues. Today, we'll be talking about the amazing Amaltas tree....
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Harsingar's origins in mythology are as interesting as its diverse medicinal values. As far as history goes, it is said that this 'heavenly' plant was brought to Earth by Lord Krishna after extensively searching for it in the ocean (Samudra). Owing to its intense fragrance and beautiful physical characteristics, Krishna's wives - Rukmini and Satyabhama - ended up fighting...
Mouth-freshener. A natural coolant. A digestive stimulant. A superfood that's in essence, a sweet preserve of rose petals (pun intended). There's no denying that Gulkand's benefits are as diverse as its Ayurvedic and healing properties. Worldwide, it is referred to as a rose petal jam, whereas us desis know it as Gulkand. You must have heard its name when you...
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Ever heard of an Ayurvedic plant whose stems resemble the shapes of bones and joints of a human body? Or a plant that's known to make the body as strong as a diamond? That's Cissus Quadrangularis for you.  We know that this botanical name is a mouthful, hence, you can call it by its other, simpler names: Hadjod (Hindi name),...
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Did you know that the majority of the body’s mood-boosting hormone - serotonin - is present in the stomach lining and not the head, contrary to popular belief. This is why it is extremely important to take care of your digestive system which not only helps to digest food but is also responsible for cell repair and regeneration. This...
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Ever wondered what the name Chitrak means? Surely, you must have heard this name in passing, especially if you're someone who loves to nurture and heal your body, mind, and spirit by natural and organic means. Literally translated, Chitrak means the "spotted one" and "Agni/fire" in Sanskrit. It literally revs up and rejuvenates your body, making it one of...
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Did you know that there is one Ayurvedic herb that is present in most, if not all, Ayurvedic medicines with ingredients that can be easily sourced from your kitchen? Yes, you read that right. This all-important and extremely-beneficial herb that we're going to discuss today is called Trikatu or Trikatu Churna as it is commonly known. Loosely translated, Trikatu...
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Mahamanjisthadi Kwath is a liquid-based Ayurvedic medicine that is considered to be a Ram Baan for all kinds of skin issues. In fact, it was mentioned in the ancient Ayurvedic text, "Bhaisajya Ratnavali" which was composed in the 19th century A.D. by Shri Govinda Dasji. Ayurveda indicates that excess Pitta (fire) in the body is to blame unhealthy and dull...
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Did you know that there's an Ayurvedic herb that works overtime to ensure that the three most important elements of your body - blood, plasma, and fat - stay healthy and well? Today, we'll be talking about the medicinal herb, Revand Chini. Revand Chini (Hindi name) typically grows at higher altitudes (8,000 - 13,000 feet) across the Himalaya and Sikkim...