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10 Unknown Benefits of Mango Leaves: Don’t Throw Them Away!

Mango, the quintessential summer fruit, is perfect for desserts. But who would have imagined that a sweet, juicy and delicious fruit like mango can also be a healthy superfood? Well, it’s true. It is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C and minerals like copper, potassium and magnesium. Not only this, mango leaves which you may often discard can actually work as a great herbal medicine. Mango leaves are full of healing and medicinal properties. They are reddish or purplish when tender and new, and grow into a dark green color…

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Guava Leaves for Hair Growth: How to Use This Ancient Beauty Remedy

Winter mornings are beautiful; the dewy grass, foggy sky and piping hot masala chai. But as much as I love the season, I dread it for the beauty woes it brings along with it, particularly hair fall. It’s hard to put in words my struggle with hair fall over the years. From undergoing various salon treatments to using expensive hair products claiming to bring respite, I have tried it all. Yet none of them have brought me any luck. And just when I was giving up, I discovered a miraculous…

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Day-long smoke haze leaves Delhi gasping for breath

Day-long smoke haze leaves Delhi gasping for breath Delhi got an apocalyptic vision on Saturday of what its future could be like if pollution controlling measures are not implemented urgently. The city experienced a very alarming air pollution episode as pollution levels shot off the charts. A grey shroud enveloped the city through the day and evening with people complaining of irritable eyes, inflammation of throat and nose and a feeling of running out of fresh air -some even within their homes. The 24-hour air quality index (AQI) was at…

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How papaya, fenugreek leaves can control dengue

How papaya, fenugreek leaves can control dengue (Getty Images) Giloy is helpful in building the immune system and papaya leaves cure dengue fever, an expert says. Pankaj Aggarwal, from the capital-based Agrawal Homoe Clinic, has suggested some easy home remedies to control platelet loss and recovery from dengue fever. Giloy (herb): This is helpful in building the immune system, giloy stem marks immediate recovery when consumed in frequently during the fever. Boil two or three giloy stems for ten minutes and serve the patient for better immunity. Papaya leaves: The…

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