Archive for February, 2009

Papaya health benefits

Papaya health benefits

Botanically called Carica Papaya, the fruit of papaya contains A, B, C Vitamins besides 89.6% water, 9.5% carbohydrates 5% proteins, 1% other extract, mineral salts 4%, calcium 0.1%, phosphorus 2%. Its pulp also has malic, tartaric and citric acid, resins, peper and sugar. The fruit is a rich source of vitamins. 100 gms. pulp has 30001. U. Vitamin A, 130 mg-vitaminC and 56 calories. The milk of ‘Papita [...]
Health benefits of ginger

Health benefits of ginger

Called Zingiber Officinale, ginger is a perennial plant widely cultivated in Asia for its aromatic, pungent rhizome (underground stem) used as a spice, flavouring food and medicine. Its use in India and China has been known from ancient times and by the first century AD traders had taken ginger to the Mediteranean region. The spice has a pleasant, slightly biting taste, and is usually dried and ground [...]
Benefits of lemon juice in diet

Benefits of lemon juice in diet

Lemon, botanically called ‘Citrus Medico”,  is a small tree or spreading bush of the rue family (Rutaceae). The lemon forms a spreading bush or a small tree 10 to 20 feet high if not trained or pruned. Its young leaves have a decidedly reddish tint, later they trun green. In some varieties, the young leaves of the lemon are angular, some have sharp thorns at the axilae of the leaves. The [...]
Health benefits of Amla (Indian gooseberry)

Health benefits of Amla (Indian gooseberry)

Amla (Emblic Myrobalans) Therapy Botanically called Phyllanthus emblica, syn. Emblica officinalis , (Indian gooseberry) it is a rich source of vitamin C, amino acid, tannin, polyphenolic compounds, fixed oil, lipids and other essential oils. It may be compared with ‘Amrita’ (nectar) of the heavens owing to the medicinal qualities of this divine fruit. Its regular consumption is an anti-dote [...]
Garlic health benefits and uses

Garlic health benefits and uses

Garlic therapy Also called Lehsun or Rashun in colloquial parlance in india, botanically it is called Allium sativum. It is a bulbous perennial plant of the lily family which is generally used for flavouring foods. Its aroma is powerful and taste is pungent. Its bulb contains antibiotic allium and it has antiseptic properties. It is also an expectorant and intestinal antispasmodic. Garlic has been [...]
Cinnamon and honey health benefits

Cinnamon and honey health benefits

It is found that mixture of Honey and Cinnamon cures are used in the treatment of many diseases. Honey is produced in most of the parts of the world. Ayurveda have been using honey as a vital medicine for centuries. Scientists of today also accept honey as a very effective medicine for all kinds of diseases. Honey can be used without any side effect for any kind of disease. Today s science says that [...]
Health benefits of cereals

Health benefits of cereals

Cereals have been an essential part of the human diet since the beginning of agriculture. They have played an essential role in world history and the evolution of certain civilizations coincide with the cultivation of cereal grains. Cereals used for human consumption belong to the grass family and are seeds of matured plants, in which nature has stored the elements for the germination and growth of [...]
Natural Food and Exercise – Preventive and Curative Properties

Natural Food and Exercise – Preventive and Curative Properties

We ought to remember always that NATURAL FOOD IS BOTH PREVENTIVE AND CURATIVE OF MOST AILMENTS. At least 25% of total food intake should be Fruits; another 25% should be the very salads, uncooked, raw, without any dressing, salt or spices. At least 20% of the remaining food intake, needs to be lightly-cooked vegetables. And the rest may consist of whole grain bread, unpolished rice, sprouted legumes, [...]
Pear – a dependable natural laxative

Pear – a dependable natural laxative

The pear is a wholesome fruit, it is at par in importance with apple. It ranks high among sub acid fruits. Its juice is most refreshing and tasty and is beneficial to those who suffer from acidity. It quenches thirst and serves as a mild diuretic. It is more dependable as a laxative. The pear (naspati) is a popular orchard fruit. It ranks high among sub-acid fruits as it contains less acid than almost [...]
Grow wheat grass-Techniques of growing wheat grass at home

Grow wheat grass-Techniques of growing wheat grass at home

For growing wheat-grass very big, deep pots are not required. Take seven pots measuring one square feet and having a depth of about three inches. Take only seven pots because after sowing wheat grows to the desired height after 7 days. As a substitute of pots we can also use wooden boxes, lower half of earthen pots, baskets or big tins. If there is a compound or a backyard in the house, wheat can be [...]
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