Archive for February, 2011

Natural cures for Eczema

Natural cures for Eczema

Eczema is one of the most common diseases of the skin in India. It is manifest in the inflammation of the skin. Papules, vesicles and pustules get formed over the skin with more or less discharge. As a matter of fact eczema denotes the reaction of the skin to various forms of irritation. The root cause of this trouble, besides being the external eruptions, lies in the defective excretion of the bowels [...]
Natural cures for nausea

Natural cures for nausea

Nausea can occur as a natural reaction from any stomach inflammation or irritation from bad food, a variety of drugs, alcohol, food additives, excess gas, food allergies, parasites or simple hunger. Conditions like pain, flu, headache, anxiety, stress or problems in the digestive tract or gall bladder produce similar results, and we all know through experience that odors and visual stimuli can do the [...]
Bael fruit benefits and uses in Ayurveda

Bael fruit benefits and uses in Ayurveda

Botanical Name : Aegle Marmelos Eng. : Bael tree, Holy fruit tree Other English Names: Stone apple, Bengal quince Hindi : Bel, Sirphal Bael tree is held sacred by the Hindus. The history of this tree has been traced to Vedic period (2000 B.C. -800 B.C.). Distribution: Throughout India, in dry forests, also cultivated The plant: A medium-sized, deciduous tree, having strong axillary thorns. Leaves trifoliate, [...]
Bach flower remedies

Bach flower remedies

BACH FLOWER REMEDIES Edward Bach (1880-1936), a physician and graduate of Birmingham University and the University College Hospital, London, became convinced that stress, if unresolved, leads to physical distress. In 1930 he abandoned his practice at the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital and went to live in the country. Once there, he identified medicinal healing agents in wild-flowers.
Health Benefits of Banana

Health Benefits of Banana

Bananas, Sweet, astringent, Cooling increase Mucus and in excess Bile, Bananas are a holy food and are very popular in India as prasad (consecrated food). They are useful in cases of dysentery, diarrhea, chronic indigestion, and in general for people suffering from weak digestive fire. As a fruit they are a great tonic and provide the system with large amounts of nutrients.
Sex in Ayurveda

Sex in Ayurveda

Ayurveda stresses maintaining the health and vitality of the reproductive system. This is not simply to allow for a better sex life. It is also to afford greater vitality for the body as a whole and for the nervous system specifically. Sexual energy can become cre­ative energy and facilitate mental or spiritual work. Many yogis use herbs for the reproductive system for this general energizing effect. [...]
Tips on Fasting

Tips on Fasting

Tips on fasting A question arises, “when does fasting begin?” Fasting begins, not from the time the last meal is taken, but when a meal that is to be taken is omitted, that is, after the previous meal has been digested and the resulting wastes expelled, and hunger for the next meal is felt. This hunger is satisfied by drinking some water, not by eating. In the beginning for a day or two, [...]
Benefits of cucumber

Benefits of cucumber

Cucumbers are supposed to have originated from India. This unassuming vegetable is a cooling food, very much used in vegetable juices. Little wonder then, that the adage “keeping cool as a cucumber” has originated from this wonderful vegetable. This adage is literally true due to its cooling effect on blood.
Nardostachys jatamansi Benefits

Nardostachys jatamansi Benefits

Nardostachys grandiflora Syn: Nardostachys jatamansi Family – Valerianaceae Local/Common names – Jatamansi, Balchharh, Mansi, Machhi, Spikenard. Distribution – The herb is found in the alpine Himalayas from Himachal Pradesh to Sikkim in India and Bhutan, at altitudes between 3000-5000 m. In Himachal Pradesh, this plant is found in alpine rocky slopes in Manjiban, Jakha-Kanda, Tan-gankhai [...]
How to Prevent Sickness

How to Prevent Sickness

When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no “I will start tomorrow”. Tomorrow is disease. The more you keep postponing getting into a good health regimen; you are inviting sickness to be a permanent resident in your body. Investigations have proven beyond an iota of doubt that healthy folks follow an effective preventive regimen with consistency and conviction. By strictly [...]
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