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  1. Tried and Tasted: Summer Coolers

    Come summers, the mercury climbs steeply and leaves people thirsty and tired. Especially in the countries that lie on or near the equator, summers can be a rather difficult season to live through. To beat the scorching heat, people often tend to gulp down ...
  2. Currying Flavor with Curry Leaves

    Curry leaves are the aromatic and versatile little leaves that can transform even an ordinary dish like upma or poha into a gourmet’s delight. They are a staple part of the Indian diet because of their distinctive flavor and visual appeal they add to the ...
  3. Peppered with Benefits

    Think “Hot and Pungent” and what comes to mind is pepper, with its sneeze-inducing potency. Known world-over, black pepper is the world’s most widely used spice – and India’s most ancient one. Peppercorns were much prized as a form of commodity money and ...
  4. How Ayurveda Can Prevent Swine Flu

    With the number of people reeling under the onslaught of Swine Flu (H1N1 virus) going upwards at a rapid pace, everybody has been panicking and fearing for the safety of their loved ones. To deal with this fear and anxiety, and to take the necessary preca ...
  5. Shila Abhyanga – Massage Your Way to Health

    From the ancient treasure-chest of Ayurveda, there comes a type of massage that is gaining popularity the world over. This is Shila Abhyanga, (Stone Massage)- the ancient Ayurvedic technique that uses herbal Ayurvedic oils and basalt stones heated in wate ...
  6. Cumin Out On Top Of Your Medicine Chest

    Do Your Health a Flavor For millennia, India has been currying flavor – with cumin seed. Seeds excavated in India have been dated to the second millennium BC.  The ancient Egyptians used it for both spicing their food as well as preserving their “mummies” ...
  7. Coriander: Your Kitchen Doctor

    The Power-Packed Green That must-have sprinkle of chopped coriander leaves that zings up your bowl of steaming soup or your favorite pav-bhaji, also packs a lot of medicinal punch. Its leaves, stems, seeds and roots, each offer a different flavor. Alterna ...
  8. Tamarind- Try Sweet and Sour

    Tamarind – A Nutritional Powerhouse Tamar hindi or Indian date was the evocative name given by Persians and Arabs to the commonly found tamarind. Within the brittle, brown pod is a fleshy acid fruit that contains tartaric acid and pectin. Alternate Names ...
  9. Fenugreek- Goodness Herbaceous!

    A Reservoir of Health and Beauty Fenugreek is a herbaceous plant with a long history of culinary and medicinal uses. Both the lovely, aromatic leaves and the distinctive, pungent-smelling seeds are used widely in India. The fresh leaves are used as greens ...
  10. SRI SRI SUVARNAPRASHANAM – Ayurvedic Immunization Program

    A special Ayurvedic Immunization Program Suvarnaprashanam is a safe Ayurvedic combination which is beneficial for normal growth and development of children. It is prepared with pure gold in its bio-available form and other Ayurvedic Immuno-modulators an ...
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