Tea is a hot aromatic drink made by combining dried and crushed tea leaves in boiling water. Tea comes from plant Camellia Sinensis. It is most extensively used drink all over the world. There are so many types of tea which have their flavor, aroma and appearance. Their oxidization process categorizes them. These are White tea, Black tea, Green tea, Oolong tea, Dark tea, Puer tea.
Cinnamon is sweet and warm natured effective spice which is used in cooking as well as in medical system. It is the bark of Cinnamomum tree which is utilised for various purposes. It is also used as a sweetener in cooking. It can be used as bark or in powder form as well. It is packed with a high amount of antioxidants. There are different compounds present which is responsible for cinnamon health benefits. These are cinnamaldehyde, cinnamic acid and cinnamate. Cinnamon can be extracted from a cinnamon plant in the form of a cinnamon stick, essential oils and in powder form. It contains phenolic compounds, flavonoids and antioxidants. These compounds are responsible for many health protecting properties like antioxidants, anti-inflammatory effects, anti-diabetic properties, antimicrobial benefits, immunity enhancing abilities, cancer and heart disease protective abilities. There is various cinnamon uses for health and cooking as well. read more
Basil is a significant plant with flavorful and various medicinal properties. Basil plant is aromatic herb whose leaves are used for various purposes. Basil leaves increase flavor in food and relieves various health issues. There are approximately 60 varieties of basil herb, all of these has different appearances and flavor. Sweet basil is bright and pungent while lemon basil, cinnamon basil like the names have lemon and cinnamon flavors respectively. There are various basil health benefits like enhancing immunity, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, keeps brain healthy, enhance energy, improves blood clotting, make thyroid gland healthy. read more
Tropical areas are the places where black pepper plant grows. It bears tiny white blossoms; these blossoms are picked before maturity and turn dark when dried. Piperine is the main ingredient of black pepper. It contains 79% of required manganese, 57% of vitamin K, 45% of iron, 30% of fibre. Piperine cures pigmentation disorder of skin called vitiligo. It increases body’s ability to absorb beta carotene beta vitamins, selenium like nutrients from food.
Black pepper powder or solid form contains various essential oils like piperine (an ammonia derived alkaloid) which gives pepper its original character and warmth as well as monoterpenes, limonene and myrcene which gives aroma to it. Black pepper is useful in curing different diseases. It is both spices as well as medicine for human health. It provides minerals to the body like potassium to cure heart rate, blood pressure and calcium for bone strengthening, zinc to promote cell growth and is antioxidant. read more
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a traditional ingredient which is used as a spice for traditional Indian dishes. The dried root used as a spice of turmeric plant. It is warm by nature and bitter in taste. This plant contains a yellow colored chemical which is known as Curcumin. There are several chemical compounds found in turmeric, they all known as curcuminoids. Curcumin is a powerful active ingredient with anti-inflammatory effects and is a strong antioxidant. It helps body fight foreign attackers and helps in relieving damage.
Turmeric powder is helpful in curing arthritis, heartburn, joint pain, stomach pain, high cholesterol, stomach bloating, intestinal gas, liver problems, kidney problems, etc. Turmeric supplements also can be used for skin disorders like pain, ringworms, sprains, swellings, acne, skin sore and eye infections and gum diseases. Here are some turmeric powder benefits which are very beneficial for health. read more
Aloe Vera has great importance in Ayurveda because of its various benefits. Aloe Vera plant is about one to two feet tall with prickly leaves. The leaves have thick gel which is bitter but is widely known for its miraculous properties. It is mainly composed of 96% water and some organic and inorganic compounds, it also has a protein which has 18 of 20 amino acids found in the body. Aloe vera gel contains Acemannan which is complex carbohydrates and facilitates cells to absorb nutrients, nourish cells and also relieve them of toxins. read more
Cold is a disorder which we see often infect people 2 3 times in a year. It is a contagious disease and can spread by hand to hand touch with someone or by utensils, towels, toys or telephones. In this nose and throat get infected by a virus (mostly by rhinovirus), throat becomes sore, and nose becomes red and swollen filled with mucus. Cold cause sneezing and coughing. There are some other symptoms also, they usually appear 1 to 3 days after exposure to the cold causing virus. Signs and symptoms of cold may vary person to person include: read more
An increase in average body temperature (98.6 F or 37 degree Celsius) is termed as fever. Fever can occur to anyone at any stage. In this article, we will learn to cure fever in babies, adults and pregnancy. read more
Thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located in front of the neck. It secretes hormones that control energy consumption by the body. When this hormonal level becomes imbalanced, it causes various problems. When this hormone level becomes too low or too high, you may experience various symptoms. When too much thyroid hormone is secreted, it’s called Hyperthyroidism, and too low hormonal secretion is known as Hypothyroidism.Thyroid disorder symptoms read more
Ayurvedic Diet is one of the benefits of Ayurveda. This is the knowledge of healthy eating. We all are always confused about what to eat or what not to eat. The healthy immune system is the result of healthy eating and proper metabolism. This is very simple and direct way to get a healthy body. Ayurveda is all about getting the balance between oneself and universe, and Ayurvedic diet is one of the paths of Ayurveda to reach there. Improved health, energetic, youthfulness, better memory, reduced stress, strength, improved concentration and metabolism, these are the benefits which come along with healthy eating. Ayurveda diet does not follow any rules and regulations it is just about eating fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, fresh juices, these all with significant benefits. read more