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Herbs for Detoxification: Cleanse Your Body from Within

When was the last time you detoxed? If you have been planning to go on a detox diet or cleanse your system by eating light, now is the right time. With the change in season, the body is usually more susceptible to infections and diseases as our immunity is low. Following a controlled diet and including lighter foods can help a great deal in detoxification of the system from impurities. Did you know that herbs are among one of the most effective home remedies for detoxification or boosting digestion? They are loaded with essential…

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5 Ayurvedic Herbs You Can Use to Fight Stress and Calm Your Mind

Given our chaotic lifestyle and the constant urge to stay ahead in life, stress and anxiety have become common problems. According to the book, ‘The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies’ by Vasant Lad, stress is psychosomatic disorder that has many causes in our day-today life. We may feel anxious because of  minor day to day issues or health problems, office work or some kind of emotional turmoil. Stress may trigger other ailments such as allergies, asthma, high cholesterol and hypertension. It may also lead to an imbalance of the vata, pitta andkapha in the…

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6 Everyday Ayurvedic Herbs That May Protect You From the Risk of Cancer

The world is battling cancer which has become a growing menace. Oral cavity and lung cancer in males and cervix and breast cancer in females account for more than 50% of all cancer deaths in India. While experts have been looking for preventive measures and cures in the field of science, a lot of people are turning to Ayurveda for answers and solutions. Ayurveda originated in India more than 5000 years ago but modern science and allopathy now believe in its principle and more and more research is being directed…

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World Cancer Day: 6 Everyday Ayurvedic Herbs That May Protect You From the Risk of Cancer

Ayurveda originated in India more than 5000 years ago but modern science and allopathy now believe in its principle and more and more research is being directed towards ancient herbs and natural therapies. A lot of health centers and universities are integrating Ayurveda into their programmes to combat the ever increasing load of non-communicable diseases. All medical practitioners believe that prevention is better than cure and Ayurveda provides the path to a healthy lifestyle. Ayurveda sees health as a perfect balance between mind, body and consciousness. To achieve this it…

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4 Magical Herbs to Keep You Healthy this Monsoon

The monsoon season gives people much needed respite from the summer heat. However, as the body gets exposed to the changes in the climate, our immunity gets affected drastically and makes us susceptible to a variety of ailments such as flu, cold, fever, etc. Invariably, there is a rise in the number of allergies and infection cases during the monsoons because of the high bacterial and germ presence in the air. With the increased humidity in the atmosphere, our body’s digestive capability also gets affected. Therefore, it is extremely important…

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Ayurveda treatments: Herbs for women’s health

Ayurveda treatments: Herbs for women’s health (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Menstruation, menopause, obesity, irregular periods, acne, anaemia are some of the problems that are commonly faced by women. Here are some natural remedies and ayurvedic herbs that can help prevent and control these problems. We break down which are the herbs you need to improve your health and not let it pin you down. Painful menstruation During menstruation or periods you may experience loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, and constipation. Women are recommended to consume mixtures that are available in stores…

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