The Holy Basil plant, also known as Tulsi, is a bountiful herb, entrenched in the culture of India as an Ayurvedic healing wonder and a Hindu object of prayer. It lives with tradition in India and has been a physical and spiritual cure-all. Tulsi is a nutrient rich herb that also conducts improved absorption of nutrients into the body from other foods and herbs as well.
I was watching the local news when they featured a study suggesting that The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has shown that turmeric and black pepper help prevent breast cancer by limiting the growth of stem cells and potential tumors. I wondered if Ayurveda, the system of medicine native to India, prescribes a specific diet for breast cancer prevention.
It is said that the first impression is the best impression. This is especially true in a financial deal, a social call, and maybe in a marriage proposal. A white smile is an important part of that all-important first impression, and because of that, here are some tips for getting that gorgeous, bright smile.
The symptoms of anemia are very imperceptible at first and include weakness, fatigue, dizziness, headaches and heart palpitations. These symptoms result from the body not getting enough oxygen through the bloodstream. It can become a life-threatening condition if left untreated for a long time.
Overall, Coronary Heart Disease is very prevalent in all the continents and causes a lot of mortality and morbidity in adults often in the early forties. However, it is not a death sentence if one suffers a heart attack. Prevention and early diagnosis is very important.
I’m actually going to tell you something strange and awesome: what you eat can actually help you keep cool in the hottest months. Ayurvedic and Chinese doctors have been prescribing cooling foods for thousands of years; why not give it a try?
Gotu Kola is a low-growing vine-like plant native to India, Sri Lanka, Japan, and parts of Northern Australia. This nondescript little plant grows lovely and tasty leaves that are a favorite food of the elephant and, more recently, us humans.
Today, antibiotics are prescribed for all infections indiscriminately and as a result of this, there is increased microbial resistance, the evolution of super-bugs like the MRSA’s, the ESBL organisms, the resurgence of fatal viral infection and fungal diseases, and a population that is grossly immunologically compromised. So, we’d like to recommend some natural alternatives to antibiotics.
One taste of turmeric and you’ll know why this vivacious root vegetable has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine to cleanse the liver, reduce arthritic inflammation, and improve energy levels. This powerful plant is a close cousin of ginger and has the same kind of super-concentrated flavor.
Summer is the season of sensual delights—long days, warm breezes, and that brilliant energy of foliage in full bloom. Jasmine tea blends fit right in with that relaxing and invigorating pace of life and are an excellent choice to quench your thirst or compliment summer’s many delightful and fresh meals.