A natural fruit extract may prevent and even dissolve human kidney stones, a new study has found which could lead to the first advance in the treatment of calcium oxalate stones in 30 years.
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).
Yoga – this ancient science of living has done wonders in health care and is indeed a nectar of life. Yoga has an answer to most of the problems we face today. In this busy modern life, with so much of stress and strain, we are facing many dangerous and even rare ailments.
In rural Andhra Pradesh, people collect the leaves of the Vavili plant which grow like a shrub. If you boil it in hot water, the liquid has pain relieving properties. The extract is often used while giving bath to women who have under gone child delivery so that she will get relief from the general body aches she had during the delivery time. It is also used for those suffering from osteoarthritis to relieve joint pain.
Cancer has been one of the most life-threatening diseases in the world. Despite the technological advancements, there hasn’t been any absolute cure for cancer. With several scientists researching on the treatment of cancer, finally there has come a light of hope.
The young leaves of the guava plant are used in traditional medicine in tropical countries. These leaves contain a number of beneficial substances, including antioxidants like vitamin C and flavonoids such as quercetin. Drinking a tea made by soaking guava leaves in hot water is beneficial in treating diarrhea, lowering cholesterol and preventing diabetes.
The famous Gir cow is worth its weight in gold, quite literally! After four years of extensive research, scientists at Junagadh Agricultural University (JAU) have actually found gold in the urine of Gir cows. The analysis of urine samples of 400 Gir cows done at the Food Testing Laboratory of JAU showed traces of gold ranging from three mg to 10 mg from one litre urine. The precious metal was found in ionic form, which is gold salts soluble in water.