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Ayurveda : The World’s Oldest Medicinal System!

Ayurveda : What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is a form of alternative medicine, that originated in India over 5000 years ago. The word Ayurveda comes from the Sanskrit word Ayur means life and Veda means wisdom or knowledge. To have the knowledge of life is Ayurveda. Ayurvedic medicine has a theory which states that every thing in this universe is connected … Continue Reading →


Turmeric:The most powerful anti-oxidant on earth.

Turmeric is the most powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory herb on earth. Let us find out what makes this herb so powerful.  Turmeric Scientific name: Curcuma longa (Cúr-cu-ma) Common name: Indian saffron Plant family:  Zingiberaceae (Ginger Family) Genus: Curcuma Species: Longa Turmeric is a herb from a ginger family, and has been used for centuries in India as a major ingredient in the curry … Continue Reading →


Chyawanprash : An ancient Indian herbal tonic for immunity.

What is Chyawanprash? Chyawanprash is an ancient Ayurveda formulation which is used to boost immunity and longevity. Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine which is based on natural and holistic living. It is derived from two Sanskrit words – Ayu  (life), and Veda (knowledge). Though there is no exact recipe for Chyawanprash ,the number of herbs used in preparation of the paste varies from … Continue Reading →


Holy Basil-The Queen of Herbs.

Holy Basil AKA: Tulsi Botanical name : Ocimum sanctum Properties:Strong antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral, adaptogenic, and immune-enhancing properties that promote general health and support the body’s natural defense against stress and diseases.  What is Holy Basil or Tulsi?  Holy Basil is the member of the mint family and is different then the pesto variety of Basil.Tulsi is an Ayurvedic medicine used in India … Continue Reading →

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