02 Aug 2019

Mushrooms – The Health Boosters Of The Future

Mushrooms come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. Although they are a proud member of the fungi family, they’re actually categorized as a vegetable by various food cultures. Mushrooms are fungi that produce spores, similar to pollen or seeds, which allows them to be spread by the wind. Once attached to the base, the mushroom [...]
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26 Jul 2019

Magical Land Of Mucuna Pruriens

Mucuna Pruriens, also known as Cowhage, and velvet bean in regular language, is of great importance in Ayurveda. Commonly used for making ‘prank itching powder’, Mucuna Pruriens is actually a rare medicinal herb used to treat serious conditions such as Parkinson’s and sexual diseases. It is an excellent source of a very powerful neurotransmitter precursor [...]
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19 Jul 2019

Herbal Infusions And Its Benefits

Of all the types of teas, herbal tea’s history has been documented extensively. Herbal teas are not made from the tea plant known as the Camellia sinensis; instead, they are derived from a variety of dried flowers, spices, herbs and fruit infusions. This has led to a wide variety of flavors and options when it [...]
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12 Jul 2019

Importance Of Herbal Supplements In Daily Life

Herbal medicine has its origins in ancient cultures like India, China and America. It involves the use of medicinal plants to treat ailments and enhance general health and wellbeing. Treatment with medicinal plants is considered very safe as there is minimal to almost zero side effects. Some herbs, however, have extremely potent ingredients and should [...]
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05 Jul 2019

Ayurveda And Mental Health

Millions of Americans quietly battle mental health issues each year. Mental health and psychosocial wellbeing are still somewhat of a stigma globally, and patients and their families suffer discrimination from society. Mental health problems are actually very common. People with mental health problems are just as productive as others. They report good attendance and punctuality [...]
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28 Jun 2019

First Aid Box Of Herbs

There are hundreds and thousands of remarkably common plant species that serve all kinds of purposes, some of them serving all kinds of important medicinal purposes. However, it is not always ingestion of herb concoctions that is helpful. External application of herbal salves, concoctions and stews have helped many across the globe for multiple decades. [...]
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21 Jun 2019

Holy Trinity Of Diabetes Care

Diabetes is a chronic condition and requires proper care to manage its adverse effects on one’s health. According to CDC, more than 30 million people have diabetes in the US and 1 in 4 of them are unaware of that fact. Almost 90-95% of these diabetic patients have Type 2 diabetes which can be easily [...]
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14 Jun 2019

Medicinal Magic Of The Flowers

Flowers represent joy, happiness, freedom and positivity. Something else that flowers represent, an aspect that many tend to neglect, is health. Flowers have healing properties hidden beneath their beautiful, fragrant surfaces. Since it is a summer season and flowers are smiling at us, there is no better time to talk about their healing properties. Here [...]
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08 Jun 2019

Spirulina – Superfood Of The Oceanic Realms

Spirulina is biomass of a blue-green cyanobacteria also known as microalgae. Cultivated across the world, this algae is used as a dietary supplement by a large number of population. In layman terms, Spirulina is a seaweed packed with nutrients. It is arguably known as the most nutrient dense food on the planet by some of [...]
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31 May 2019

Ashwagandha – Rejuvenating Elixir Of Life

Ashwagandha has been an integral part of herbal medicine since thousands of years. As an adaptogen, it can be easily referred to as royalty of the herbs. Ashwagandha herb belongs to the nightshade family known for their beautiful but poisonous berries. However, Ashwagandha is a miracle herb as its berries, leaves and roots contain medicinal [...]
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