Category Archives: Home Remedies


Ghee or clarified butter is made from the milk of a buffalo or a cow. It is prepared by simmering the butter in a pan on a low flame. While skimming, all the impurities are removed which are floating on the surface. The milk fats are settled at the bottom of the pan; the remaining liquid is then strained and poured into a jar. The consistency, aroma and taste of the ghee depend on the quality of the butter used in the making and the duration of boiling. Ghee has a better shelf life as compared to butter and is considered more ideal than butter for sautéing spices.

Is Ghee healthy?

For the past 3-4 decades, ghee has been given defective stature due to its high saturated fat content. Excessive intake of ghee can cause diarrhea and indigestion. It is also recommended to avoid ghee during the early months of pregnancy and when one is suffering from common cold. Ghee may also be responsible for heart problems and weight gain (due to the presence of saturated fats).

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The pious act of eating is not to fulfill our stomachs but also our souls. In the terms of Ayurveda, the process of consuming food is essential and potent for the growth of our health and mind. Therefore, Ayurveda has laid down some simple and effective steps to improve one’s digestion. The need of properly digesting your food is a common knowledge. Without digesting our food properly, we cannot function to our maximum efforts and in return experience the feelings of being bloated, being weak, nauseous and abdominal pain.

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Tri-phala: “Tri” meaning “three” and “phala” meaning “fruit”.
TRIPHALA is an Ayurvedic herbal formula consisting powder from three fruits: amalaki, bibhitaki and haritaki. These three different fruits have different healing properties and the final product TRIPHALA is a brilliant traditional formula used for treating different pains or ailments. It is most commonly used for digestion and bowel problems. It is considered as the immensely valuable herbal formula since it is used for cancer treatments, gastrointestinal malfunctions, infections, inflammation and immune system malfunction.

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The magical potion called water can surprisingly cure so many of our health problems. Our body consists 60% of water and we should supply it with enough every day to replenish our body’s needs. With helping our organs to function properly, to making our skin glow; water is one solution drink which is widely and easily available. One should drink water throughout the day and not only when one is thirsty. Our body sheds out toxins via sweat and urine which is in the liquid form. To maintain the body balance one should drink about 8-10 glasses of water.

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We all have different skin types, but the only thing common in all the skin types is ACNE. This causes pimples with Redding effect in certain parts of our face. Many women and girls suffering from constant acne spend a bucket full of money on various beauty and skin care products. Some of these may produce a desired effect but that is also for a short period of time. The rest of the products are either ineffective or further damage the area. One needs to follow just some basic hygiene and eat right to get a smooth and glowing skin.

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TURMERIC- The Queen Of Spices

Turmeric or as it is popularly known as “Queen of spices” or “Golden spice of life”, is a magical spice due to its many qualities. It is most commonly used a herb by people across the globe. But it is also famous for its antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-carcinogenic, and antiviral properties. Apart from being rich in vitamin C, E and K; turmeric also contains protein, calcium and copper, iron, zinc and magnesium. Bathed in these many minerals, turmeric is the most trusted and reliable source of medicine which helps in curing number of health problems.

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The benefits of honey after being included in the daily diet go beyond its sweet taste. Apart from acting as a natural sweetener, it has many qualities which are very beneficial for living a healthy life. It is popular as a natural source of adrenaline and reducing muscle fatigue.

Being high in carbohydrates, honey is not harmful when combined with other food items. It is recommended to drink honey with a glass of lukewarm water on an empty stomach to regulate good metabolism and facilitate fat disintegration.

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Apple cider vinegar or ACV falls in the class of vinegar which is derived from apple must or cider and has a pale to medium amber color. It is made by crushing and squeezing out the liquid from the apple. To start the alcoholic fermentation process, bacteria and yeast are added to the derived liquid. First the liquid turns in to the alcoholic form due to the sugar present and then the alcohol formed is turned into vinegar by Acetobacter.

Listed below are some uses and methods to use ACV in your regular diet:
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An essential ingredient to complete one’s makeover is the change in the hair style. Hair is one of the things capable of wholly changing one’s looks. And a sad point occurs in one’s life when he or she starts losing their precious strands of hair or the hair starts losing their strength and vitality by becoming thinner. Since after a period of time, one can only prevent this situation by living a healthy life and by taking their care. Both tasks may sound easy, but are not. Hair loss is a very common problem among both males and females. At some point in their lives, a person goes through the process of hair loss which can be permanent if not treated well. To go for a treatment first understand the nature of the hair loss and the causes.
The most common reason behind the hair loss in men and women is genetics. Hair may naturally begin to thin due to premeditated genetic factors and aging process.
Below mentioned are some easy tips and remedies to reduce hair fall:
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High blood pressure

For the constant supply of oxygen and energy in our body, the heart pumps blood around it. As the blood moves, it pushes against the sides of the blood vessels. The strength of this pushing is our blood pressure. If the pressure is too high, it results in extra strain on the arteries and heart which may lead to heart attacks and strokes.

High blood pressure or hypertension is caused when blood flows through our blood vessels at a higher than normal pressure. It makes the heart work harder to supply blood out to the body and contributes to hardening of the arteries or atherosclerosis, stroke, kidney diseases and development of heart failure.
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