Ayurvedic Healing properties of turmeric

Turmeric: A Spice that Heals

Indian Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a leafy, aromatic plant in the ginger family with a unique spicy fragrance. The spice made from the plant’s...

Three Quick Energy Boosters

- By Ma Nithya Yogananda Swamini Feeling tired, low in energy and not getting much done? When we feel like this, we tend to grab...

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...

Sneha Abhyanga

Sneha Abhyanga Sneha Abhyanga (anointing the body with oil) is an ancient Indian Ayurvedic oil massage therapy for healing and detoxifying the body and mind....

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...

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...

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...