Acorus calamus or sweet flag is common throughout India. It is widely cultivated and is a source of income for farmers of the swamp, marshy regions. Vacha is also seen on the edges of the lakes, tanks, streams and rivers.
If you are living in a smoggy city like Delhi where the ambient air quality ranges between 26 to 208 micrograms per cubic meter of air with the world average being 71 micrograms (source:Wikipedia) then this blog is for you! Between 3,000 to 30,000 deaths in
Joint pain is a resultant symptom of so many underlying conditions. It is common in the old age because of the wear and tear of the joints. The following are a few causes of joint pains: obesity – being obese
The dark circles are now a common problem among the stress prone population in the world. Following some home remedies without knowing the root of the problem, does not give complete cure. Here are some views regarding dark circles in
To welcome the fall in North India are the Alstonia trees lined along the lanes. The flowers have a fragrant and distinctive aroma. This medicinal tree Alstonia scholaris , is called by the name Saptaparni in sanskrit and chitvan in Hindi.
Vitiligo is a stressful disease affecting the individual physically and psychologically. Vitellos in Latin means white sheep. Leuco means white and derma means the skin. The whitish depigmented patches are seen on the cheeks, chin, lips, ears, neck and hands
Cervical stenosis is a condition where the volume of the spinal column at the level of cervical vertebra reduces such that it puts a pressure on the spinal cord passing through it and pinches the nerves arising out it. This
Wine in moderation is never too bad ! Two studies have shown this. The two significant studies are by Curhan and colleagues at Harvard Medical School, the first in 1996 in the American Journal of Epidemiology involved over 45,000 men
source: health.sunnybrooks.ca Have you ever felt a burning sensation in your chest or nauseous after a meal? Well, you’re not alone. Over 16% of the Indian urban population face the same. Acidity, also known as Acid Reflux, is the culprit
Turmeric with its active ingredient Curcumin, is a potent herb for Liver Health
Are you a diabetic trying hard to control your blood sugar levels? You will certainly find these yogasanas helpful! Surprisingly, yoga is yet to become popular as a key management strategy for Diabetes amongst many of us. The diabetics among us should definitely know
On our Facebook Page there were a few queries regarding heel pain. A middle aged lady complained of heel pain on setting foot on ground the first time in the morning. She said that she was a home maker and