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...

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 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...

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...

Haritaki, the Wonder Fruit

Haritaki or Terminalia chebula is a wonder drug, finding its place in a wide range of therapeutic usage in the Ayurveda system of medicine....
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...

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....