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Flaxseed (Linseed, Alsi, Jawas, Aksebija) Benefits for Beautiful Hair, Skin, Nails, etc.

Flaxseed (Linseed, Alsi, Jawas, Aksebija) Benefits for Beautiful Hair, Skin, Nails, etc.

Flaxseed is a complete Natural Beauty Food. It is also considered as a Superfood because of its rich nutritional profile. Flax seed or Linseed is also known as Alsi, Jawas or Aksebija in different parts of India. If you want healthier skin, hair and nails naturally, then you must incorporate this natural source of Vegetarian Omega Fatty Acids into your daily diet! Flax seeds are popularly known for its high content of Omega 3 Fatty Acids. There are many health benefits of eating Flax…

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Health Benefits of Drinking Warm Water – A Natural Detox For The Body

Health Benefits of Drinking Warm Water – A Natural Detox For The Body

Most of us like to start our mornings with a fresh cup of hot tea or coffee to warm up our bodies and refresh our minds. You might not know that it’s not only the caffeine that makes you feel good but also the heat from these warm beverages that have a calming and soothing effect on our body. Studies also indicate that hot liquids can improve overall health, mental wellness, and performance. Drinking warm water also acts as a natural…

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Triphala Churna Benefits to Detoxify and Rejuvenate Body

Triphala Churna Benefits to Detoxify and Rejuvenate Body

Triphala (Tri– three, Phala– fruit) Churna (mixture) is a herbal mixture/formula consumed as an Ayurvedic medicine. When prepared in the correct ratio of its 3 ingredients, it has the ability to detoxify our body by eliminating toxins from deeper tissues inside the body. With its deep cleansing effect on internal organs, it rejuvenates the body from inside out. There is a folk saying in India: Triphala cares for internal organs, much in the same way a mother takes care of her…

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Coconut Water and Coconut Meat Ayurvedic Benefits

Coconut Water and Coconut Meat Ayurvedic Benefits

Coconut has been used in Ayurveda for many centuries. Apart from the culinary uses, coconut and coconut water has many health benefits mentioned in Ayurveda. The coconut palm is a nature’s wonder. In Indian culture, it is appropriately described as ‘Kalpavriksha’ (a mythological tree supposed to grant all the wishes, or the tree that provides all the necessities of life). Ayurveda divides coconut into three types based on different the stages of its life. Read on to know more about the three types…

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Health Benefits of Buttermilk: Powerhouse of Probiotics and Nutrients

Health Benefits of Buttermilk: Powerhouse of Probiotics and Nutrients

Buttermilk is of great importance in Ayurveda, not only as a diet but also as a medicine. Buttermilk (Chhas, Mattha, Tak , Takra) is a powerhouse of probiotics and other nutrients resulting in many health benefits for our body. Just as Amrita (divine nectar) is to the gods, buttermilk is to the humans (as mentioned in Ayurvedic book Bhavaprakasha). Let’s understand probiotics (Good Bacteria): Probiotics are bacteria that line our digestive tract and support our body’s ability to absorb nutrients and fight infection. There are actually 10 times more probiotics in…

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Chew on Ajwain (Carom Seeds) to Cure Acidity, Bloating, Indigestion, Gases, etc. Instantly!

Chew on Ajwain (Carom Seeds) to Cure Acidity, Bloating, Indigestion, Gases, etc. Instantly!

Ajwain or Carom Seeds have many Ayurvedic benefits and are an instant and effective remedy for all digestive problems like acidity, bloating, indigestion, stomach ache, flatulence, etc. Not only that, chewing some carom seeds after a heavy meal makes digestion of food very easy and gives instant relief from heaviness in the stomach. Along with curing digestive issues, carom seeds also has many other health benefits and medicinal values. Carom seeds are called Ugragandha in sanskrit (Ugra– strong, Gandha– smell) for its strong smell….

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Ghee Clarified Butter Benefits: A Gold Mine of Nutrients for Weightloss and More

Ghee Clarified Butter Benefits: A Gold Mine of Nutrients for Weightloss and More

In India, Ghee (clarified butter) has always been a sacred and celebrated symbol of auspiciousness, nourishment and healing. It is not only used for daily cooking, but it is also used in rituals of worship! Ghee comes under a category of fats known as the good/healthy fats. Ghee has numerous health benefits, which surprisingly also includes Weight Loss! Read on to know more about this gold mine of nutrition. Ayurveda, the ancient medical science of India recognizes ghee as an essential…

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Vajrasana: A Unique Yoga Pose (to be done after meals)

Vajrasana: A Unique Yoga Pose (to be done after meals)

We all know that we should not do any exercise or Yoga immediately after having food. But there is one asana (yoga pose) which you can do after having food, and it will actually help your digestion! Vajrasana. Vajrasana is a simple and very effective asana. It is the only asana which you can do after having your meal. This asana has a wide range of benefits from making your body internally strong to getting into the ultimate meditative state. Meaning of Vajrasana: Word Vajrasana is…

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[Short Video] Is drinking cold water making you ill ?

[Short Video] Is drinking cold water making you ill ?

Refrigerators were originally invented to store food and keep it edible over a longer time. They were created to minimize the impact of the outside climate on food. When refrigerators were invented and were getting widely advertised, drinking water became a commercial product in the form of chilled bottled water, and the consumer perception changed. Cold water sure feels refreshing, but do you know that it may be harming your body chronically? Please read the blog for a detailed explanation, click here: IS DRINKING…

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