Medicinal Usage & Health Benefits of Long Pepper

Long pepper (Piper longum, Pippali, Indian long pepper) is dried and used as a spice. Black, green and white pepper are found and the very word ‘Pepper‘ is derived from word ‘Pippali‘ used in South India. Another species of long pepper, Piper retrofractum, is native to … Read more

Supta Vajrasana (Reclined Thunderbolt Pose), procedure and benefits

In Sanskrit, supta (सुप्त) means ‘reclined‘, Vajra means ‘thunderbolt‘ and asana means ‘posture’. This is mainly useful in improving the digestive system and boosting our stamina. Although there are 14 variations in this supta vajrasana, practicing one and mastering it is enough to tone your body. … Read more

Banyan Fruit improves vitality among men and women

Indian Banyan or Ficus benghalensis, is the National tree of India and it bears its fruits mostly in summer and around. Usually, we lose our energy levels due to excess heat in summer and banyan fruits can help us regain the lost energy and vitality. Method … Read more

Sirshasana – Headstand pose and benefits

Sirshasana or Headstand pose in yoga is considered as king of all asanas. Sirsha in sanskrit means head and this posture of balancing entire body on head is beneficial for both body and mind. The greatest physical benefits of the sirshasana are to the neck, spine … Read more

Alzheimer’s disease ayurvedic treatment

Germany doctor Alzheimer identified this disease first in 1906 and later it was named after him. He noticed ‘amyloid plaques’ which appeared like carbohydrates in a woman’s brain, which disturb the communication system in brain. Symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease : People effected by this … Read more

Saraswati Leaf for complete health care

Saraswati Leaf (verbanaceae) commonly known as: hill glory bower, Saraswaty’s leaf, sticky glorybower • Bengali: ভাংট bhant, ঘৈংটু ghentu • Hindi: भांट bhant • Kannada: ఇబ్బనె ibbane • Lepcha: kumboul kung • Malayalam: പെരുക് peruku, വട്ടപ്പരുവലം vattaparuvalam • Manipuri: kuthap manbi • Marathi: भंडीरा bhandira • … Read more

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