herbs

giloy

giloy according to ayurveda “Giloy (Tinospora Cordifolia) is an ayurvedic herb that has been used and advocated in Indian medicine for ages”, says Delhi-based Nutritionist Anshul Jaibharat. In Sanskrit, Giloy is known as ‘Amrita’, which literally translates to ‘the root of immortality’, because of its abundan medicinal properties. “The stem of Giloy is of maximum …

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dalchini

what is dalchini? Cinnamon is known as Twak in sanskrit and Dalchini in Hindi. Cinnamon stick is a bit thick, it is dry and brown in color. Cinnamon powder is available in brown and coarsely ground powder form. The cinnamon used as a spice and medicine has a distinct fragrance and sweetness to it. It …

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Ashwagandha

what is ashwagandha?  The Sanskrit term Ashwagandha translates to “smell of horse”, and rightly so. Traditionally, it is believed that a person who consumes this herbal medicine will gain horse-like strength and vitality. It is a small shrub with yellow flowers and a red fruit, native to India, North Africa, and the Middle East. The extract …

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aloe vera

What is aloe vera? Aloe vera has been known for its healing properties for at least 6,000 years. In the early days, the plant was known for being a “plant of immortality” and was presented to Egyptian pharaohs as a funeral gift. These days, aloe has an entire industry behind it. Its juices are used …

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