Health Benefits of Pomegranate Juice

Health Benefits of Pomegranate Juice
Did you know that the pomegranate tree is native from Iran to the Himalayas in northern India and has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region? The actual fruit has a round shape with a hard red and yellow colored outer skin. The fleshy inside contains many small edible seeds that are surrounded by a semi-sweet pulp that can also be eaten. The seeds and the pulp are encased within a clear mostly flavorless membrane, because of this lack of flavor the membrane is usually not eaten. From a general health point of view pomegranate juice contains 40% of the re...
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Turmeric – Go for Gold

turmeric health benefits
Ayurveda the ancient medical science is based on the principle of preventing diseases. It directs us to resist the diseases through our food habits and life styles. Same principle was stressed by Hippocrates also “Let your food be your medicine” was his advice to man kind Let’s know more about a very well known spice in Ayurveda yet not completely understood by common man. Over the last several years, there has been increasing interest in turmeric and its medicinal properties. But Ayurveda has immensely praised the medicinal qualities of turmeric which finds its place in almost all ayur...
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Gaining health from garlic

Garlic for erectile dysfunction, arthritis,
Garlic ( Allium Sativum) belongs to the family Liliaceae. The plant has leaves which are long, narrow and flat like grass. The bulb is of a compound nature, consisting of numerous bulblets, known technically as 'cloves,' grouped together between the membraneous scales and enclosed within a whitish skin, which holds them as in a sac. It is referred to by different names in ayurveda . The names describe its qualities. It is known as Rasona (Rasena vunaha = as it is devoid of amla rasa or sour taste) Ugraghandhi ( ugra Gandhi = as it has strong pungent smell ) It has Snigdha (sticky), teeks...
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Ashwagandha- the Indian ginseng

Ashwagandha for Erectile Dysfunction
Ashwagandha - also known as Indian Winter Cherry has the Botanical name Withania Somnifera -It is a shrub belonging to Solanace family. It is grown in the western India, Gujarat, MP, Punjab and in Himalayas. Ashwagandha gets its name because its roots have the odor of horse. (Ashwa = horse , gandha = odor). It is called by another name Varaha karni because its leaves resemble pigs ear. Ashwagandha has light (laghu) and sticky (snigdha) properties, bitter and sweet taste. On digestion the sweet taste dominates. The main part used is root of this herb. Medicinal properties of Ashwagand...
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