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Green Tea: Health Sip by Sip

Green Tea

 Green tea has been used in China for over 4,000 years as a daily drink at meals and also to cure a variety of conditions such as headaches, stomach trouble, heart palpitations and depression.  There is an old saying in China: “Better to be deprived of food for three days, than tea for one”.  It was considered essential that a person have their green tea on a daily basis
Green tea is rich in catechin polyphenols, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). EGCG is a powerful anti-oxidant: besides inhibiting the growth of cancer cells, it kills cancer cells without harming healthy tissue. It has also been effective in lowering LDL cholesterol levels, and inhibiting the

Uses of Vacha / Acorus Calamus (Calamus Root)

Vacha / Acorus Calamus

  • For Abdominal Pain: Burn a piece of the root of vacha till charred. Mix with a little castor (or coconut) oil and apply over the lower abdomen.
  • For Cough: Boil 1/4 tsp each of the powders of the roots of calamus and liquorice in 2 glasses of water. Cool and sip 4 tbsp two to three times a day. (Note: 1 tsp honey can be added.)
  • For Dandruff and Hair Loss: Mix 1 tsp powdered root in 2 tbsp cold coconut milk and make a paste. Apply on the affected parts and allow it to remain for 1/2 hour before rinsing it
  • For Diarrhea and Dysentery: Take 2-3 pinches of the root powder with honey every morning on an empty stomach.
  • For Ear Disorder Grind equal quantities of the roots of the drumstick tree, calamus and garlic and warm in some gingelly oil. When bearably warm, drench in cotton and use as ear drops.
  • For Fever: Boil 1/4 tsp each of the powders of the roots of calamus and

Sweet flag (Acorus calamus) , the brain tonic

Acorus Calamus
Ayurvedic Properties

Sweet flag is bitter and pungent in taste (rasa), pungent in post digestive effect (vipaka) and has hot potency (virya). It has a special effect (prabhava) as a nervine tonic (medhya). It alleviates kapha and vata doshas but aggravates pitta dosha. It is fragrant, emetic, appetising, deflatulent and anti epileptic in properties

Sweet flag is one of the most renowned herbs used for the rejuvenation of the brain and the nervous system. In Sanskrit, vacha, literally means speaking. Sweet flag (Botanical – Acorus calamus, Hindi – Bach) grows all over India in areas elevated upto 5.000 feet, in marshes and is also cultivated. It is a strongly aromatic, semi-aquatic perennial herb with a ginger-like stem, which spreads in the ground. This rhizome part of Sweet flag is of medicinal use.

Seena - Natural Constipation Reliever



Seena Plant
Senna Plant

Seena
Dried Stems and Pods

Senna is mainly used to treat acute and short-term constipation—and it usually achieves this end efficiently. Senna is best taken in the evening, as active constituents within both leaf and pod irritate the muscles of the colon and normally result in a bowel movement 6–8 hours later. The standard advice is to take Senna for up to a maximum of two weeks at a time. If constipation remains a problem after two weeks, seek advice from your herbal practitioner or doctor. To minimize the chances of griping, senna should be

Home remedy for cold, cough and fever.


Holy Basil


Cloves
Rock SaltIf you are suffering from cough, cold and fever and don’t consider taking prescribed medicines just like me, then this home remedy is for you and that too without any side effect. All you need is Holy Basil / तुलसी (7 leaves), cloves / लौंग(5 crushed) and rock salt /सेंधा नमक. Take a glass of water and put holy basil and crushed cloves in it. Now, boil the water till it reduces to

Shilajeet-The Natural Strength Creator



Shilajeet
Raw Shilajeet

Shilajeet is one of the most essential drugs used in Ayurvedic medicine system. Its Botanical Name is Asphaltum and known as Mineral Pitch in English.
Shilajeet is obtained from rocks in the Upper Himalayan region. It is a form of mineral that oozes from the cracks of the rocks during hot weather. It is decomposition of the plant matter in the rocks centuries before. The bio-transformed plant matter is extruded from the rocks by geothermal pressures. Thus contain properties of many metals like iron, gold and silver. It is collected in raw form for further purification. Walking high in the Himalayan Mountains, a thick rich dark red color paste oozing out from the rocks in the towering cliffs is Shilajeet. It is bitter in taste. 

Note:-This is a blog about health, nutirtion, diet food, nutritional supplement, health problems, weed, medicinal plants, healthy living. In this health and wellness blog I am discussing the herbal uses, effects of weed, about herbs, food for vegetarians, medicinal plants like celery, dandelion, amla, milk thistle and all other natural healers for healthy living. The motive behind this blog is to bring awareness among people about its surrounding, the mother nature and its precious gifts. The Gifts that we have forgotten long back. Please consult your doctor or herbal practitioner before using any herbs.