Tea Tree oil has grown in popularity in recent times, as majority of people these days prefer herbal and ayurvedic treatments over chemical-based products for most common ailments.
When we read the ancient vedic texts like puranas etc, we come across human beings with supernatural abilities, exuding phenomenal strength. We hear of women with amazing beauty and radiance, which used to even attract gods. When we compare these beings with today’s people, they seem like unbelievable stories and myths. Hence, the term mythology…
A centuries-old herbal Chinese medicine, used to effectively treat malaria, may help fight tuberculosis and slow the evolution of drug resistance, scientists have found. In a study led by Robert Abramovitch, from the Michigan State University in the US, the ancient remedy artemisinin stopped the ability of TB-causing bacteria, known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis, to become dormant.
It’s pretty common knowledge that bananas are good for us, but you may not know that banana flowers have plenty of health benefits too. Also referred to as “banana blossoms”, they are the beginning stages of what would eventually become a banana.
Beetroot is a plant which comes from the same family as sugar beets which are the raw material for producing sugar. However, when compared to their cousin, the beet root is completely different in its nutritional composition as well as taste and colour.
Making an Ayurvedic diet a part of you every day lifestyle doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult. People in the Western world are starting to become more aware of the benefits that Ayurvedic dieting can have on their overall health. However, there are many places that do not have Eastern food markets that are easily accessible.
You may want to include pomegranates in your daily diet. Known for their anti-inflammatory properties and cancer-busting antioxidants, they also protect muscles and improve endurance, claims a recent study. According to researchers, a type of compound found in pomegranate could play an important role in strengthening muscle cells.
Kapalbhati is a yogic respiratory technique, which has been described in yogic texts. Its practice is done with an increase in the rate of respiration, which includes active (voluntary) respiration (with the contraction of the abdominal muscles) and inactive (involuntarily) breathing (exercise of abdominal muscles).