The seeds and leaves of Fenugreek are used as a culinary herb and is also known to cure many health problems. Fenugreek seeds are rich in diosgenin (a compound that has oestrogen-like properties), protein, potassium, niacin and Vitamin C as well as diosgenin. 7
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