Did you know that something in your pantry has been used as a healing elixir since 400 B.C.? It’s true! Raw apple cider vinegar was used by the father of modern medicine, Hippocrates, for a multitude of things. It’s been used throughout history and is still just as useful today. In fact, in even…Continue Reading
Amla is a deciduous tree that grows up to 30 feet in height. The botanical name for the Amla plant is Phyllanthus emblica. The amla tree is native to India and Nepal, and that is why it is referred to as the Indian Gooseberry. This tree is considered sacred in India. It has been worshiped…Continue Reading
The health benefits of fenugreek include relief from anemia, loss of taste, fever, dandruff, stomach disorders, biliousness, respiratory disorders, mouth ulcers, sore throat, diabetes, inflammations, wounds and insomnia. It is beneficial post pregnancy in lactation and helps in improving digestion, as well as in various hair care applications. It is also shown to reduce cholesterol…Continue Reading
Not a fan of prunes? You’re not alone. In the US, a research found women of ages 25-54 to react negatively to the idea of prunes, so the California Prune Board pressured the Food and Drug Administration to change the name of prunes to the more inviting “dried plums”. And it worked!
Prunes are basically plums…Continue Reading
Dried Blueberries are a convenient form of one of America’s most popular pie fillings. High in nutrients, antioxidants, and health benefits, blueberries are classified as a “superfruit”. Dried blueberries make a great snack and can be eaten like raisins, added to cereal, added to pancake batter, or cooked up for a pie filling or ice…Continue Reading
Indian gooseberry or amla is undeniably a powerhouse of nutrients. The essential minerals and vitamins that it contains, are not only integral to our body’s well-being, but also indispensable to preventing and managing some of the most common and widespread diseases. Whether eaten raw, juiced, powdered or simply added in an array of pickles, jams,…Continue Reading
Sunflower seeds come from, of course, sunflowers! The yellow flowers produce small edible seeds which are gray or greenly colored and are found naturally in dark green, gray, or black shells called “husks”.
According to the National Sunflower Association, Sunflowers are actually native to North America. There is evidence that sunflowers were cultivated by native americans…Continue Reading
Rose Gulkand The Summer Cooler
Protection during the summer:
Have two teaspoonfuls of gulkand before going outdoors in the summer sun – it helps prevent sunstroke by cooling the body. It also prevents nosebleeds that occur due to excess heat in the body.
Improves memory & eyesight:
It also helps enhance memory power. It is a powerful…Continue Reading
Raw pumpkin seeds provide a rich source of fiber, a type of carbohydrate that prevents constipation and benefits digestive health. The seeds also boost your intake of protein — each ounce of seeds provides almost 9 grams of the nutrient. You also increase your mineral intake when you eat pepitas. The seeds contain iron, a…Continue Reading
Chia seed could be used in different ways; it could be eaten in its whole shape and could be grinded into a powder and used in some baking recipes. The most famous use for chia powder is believed to be in the dessert recipes when it is added to the baking goods because it will…Continue Reading