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....

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...