Coconuts – How You Can Benefit from Them

History Coconut (Cocus nocifera) has been known and cultivated in India for over three thousand years and has a very special significance in the Hindu...

Brahma Muhurta, it’s Time to Wake Up!

Brahma muhurta is a period of two muhurtas (time unit of forty-eight minutes), or about one and a half hours before dawn. In the...

The Benefits of Almonds

Almonds (botanical name Prunus amygdalus) are the oldest and most widely grown of all the nut crops. Whole almond seeds are eaten raw or...

The Wonders of Pomegranate

Pomegranate (Punica granatum) is one of the indigenous herbs, native to India mentioned in all ancient Sanskrit scriptures of Ayurveda. It has been commonly...

Cardamom, the Queen of Spices!

Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum), popularly called ‘The Queen of Spices’ consists of whole or ground dried fruit, or seeds of a herbaceous perennial plant of...

Poha

Poha (Flattened rice) is a very easily digestible, carbohydrate-rich food used extensively in India. It has references even in Mahabharata where Lord Krishna liked...

Tulsi, the Holy Herb

Ocimum sanctum (holy basil) popularly called tulsi in India, is ubiquitous in vedic tradition. Perhaps its role as a healing herb was instrumental in...

Cool the Summer with Cucumbers!

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is a vegetable that belongs to the gourd family. It is one of the oldest cultivated vegetables and is believed to...