Archive for December, 2010

Effects of Anger on Body, Mind & Behaviour

Effects of Anger on Body, Mind & Behaviour

When a person becomes angry, a stress mechanism is activated in the body which leads to a lot of biological changes in the body. It is as if a red alert or emergency were declared in the body to cope with an impending threat. This is a spontaneous physiological response of the body whenever you get aroused. It is immaterial for the body whether you are aroused due to a traffic jam or due to the negligence [...]
Healing Herbs for Erectile Dysfunction

Healing Herbs for Erectile Dysfunction

Impotence and Erectile Dysfunction If you are getting along in years, as so many of us baby boomer herbalists are, would you like to have sex, say, weekly, and not, uh, weakly? Impotence, also called erectile dysfunction (ED), is the inability of a man to achieve or maintain an erection long enough to engage in sexual intercourse. Although a man’s plumbing is pretty simple, ED is not. Medical science [...]
Black pepper health benefits

Black pepper health benefits

Black Pepper (Kalimirch) Also known as Latin : Piper nigrum English : Black Pepper Sanskrit : Maricam Hindi : Kalimirch Marathi : Miri Tamil : Milaku Telugu : Miriyalu Malayalam : Kurumulaku Kannada : Ollimonasu Among the spices, black pepper is the king. It is the most important, most popular and most widely used spice in the world. It has extensive culinary uses for flavouring and preserving processed [...]
Yogic Cure for Genito-Urinary Disorders and Reproductive System

Yogic Cure for Genito-Urinary Disorders and Reproductive System

Faulty Functioning of Ovaries: Symptoms include Amenorrhoea (absence of menstrual flow in women), Menorrhagia (Excessive bleeding during menstruation) and Metrorrahagia (excessive bleeding from the uterus from onset of the puberty or any age. Recommended yogic exercises: Paranayama, Dhanur Asana, Halasana, Mal Asana, Sarvang Asana, Sirsh Asana.
Using herbal medicines safely- a practical guide

Using herbal medicines safely- a practical guide

People have been using herbal medicines for thousands of years to meet their health needs. Self treatment is suit the primary use of herbs today, even though enlightened clinics and practitioners are beginning to incorporate herbal remedies as complementary medicines.
Art therapy benefits

Art therapy benefits

During World War II, art therapy was de­veloped and was used in treating victims of  “shell shock,” a term now referred to as posttraumatic stress syndrome. It was used to help patients express their feelings when words were insufficient. Following the war, the uses of art therapy were broad­ened. It is now used in many different pop­ulations, including traumatized children and adults, [...]
Acidic alkaline balance in diet

Acidic alkaline balance in diet

THE FOOD LAWS If you don’t know the basic food laws for good nutrition, you should learn them. Its noted that the proportions have to be a certain way in the body. Every day, we should eat servings of six vegetables, two fruits, one starch, and one good protein. When these proportions are adhered to, you will have achieved an 80 percent alkaline/20 percent acid diet. Your 20 percent acid comes [...]
Hemidesmus Indicus (Anantmool) herb benefits in Ayurveda

Hemidesmus Indicus (Anantmool) herb benefits in Ayurveda

Hemidesmus Indicus (Anantmool) is a perennial climber found throughout India, and more commonly in the eastern and southern parts of India, up to an elevation of 900 m. The leaves and roots, with emetic, expectorant, and antidyscntric properties, are considered a substitute for ipecacuanha. The use of the plant was initially regional, confined only to areas where the plant grows. Later, interest in [...]
Spinach juice benefits for the human body

Spinach juice benefits for the human body

From where does Popeye the sailor derive all his power to fight the mammoth Bluto?  Ask any child and pat comes the reply. It’s none other than spinach that gives the lean sailor such immense muscle. Spinach is one of the natural foods that are rich in nutrients and hence spinach juice benefits are many. Spinach is a broad green leafy vegetable that is rich in vitamins A, B complex, C, E, K and [...]
Cold ice packs, compresses and ice massage benefits

Cold ice packs, compresses and ice massage benefits

Cold packs, compresses, and ice massage: local cold applications Ice has a wide range of uses in modern medicine because of its five main effects: 1. Ice reduces sensation by slowing down the messages from local sensory nerve fibers to the brain. The numbing effect of ice is widely used in medicine to reduce discomfort of musculoskeletal injuries, such as bruises, muscle strains, hematomas, and fractures; [...]
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