• Health Secrets of Ayurveda #11: Ajwain or Carom seeds

    All parts of this herb have a very strong scent hence it is also known as Ugragandha in Sanskrit. It is one of those rare spices that fulfill the double purpose of adding flavour and being good for health.

  • Health Secrets of Ayurveda #10: Manjistha

    Since the Vedic period, Manjistha denoted as Atreya Aranyaka has been mentioned by the ancient Indian sage and physician, Charaka, as a rejuvenative herb that confers potent detoxifying effects.

  • 10 aches and pains that women should never ignore

    Some pains and aches that do not respond to simple home-based treatment, could be an indication of a bigger underlying problem or concern and must be treated immediately.

  • 'Yoga saved my life': why yoga is essential for mental health

    Derived from the Sanskrit word 'Yuj,' which means to unite, yoga focuses on the development of the body, mind and spirit.

  • Health Secrets of Ayurveda #8: Gurmar or Madhunashini

    Gurmar can also block receptors in your intestines and thus sugar absorption, and thus can help in lowering your post-meal blood sugar levels.

  • 'Huge potential': Can India’s medical Cannabis market thrive?

    After nearly 59 years, the UN recently voted to remove Cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs - where the strictest control measures apply, and its use was generally discouraged for medicinal purposes.

  • Try these asanas to deal with anxiety

    Anxiety attacks are one of the most common symptoms of general nervous disorder. This problem is mainly caused due to tension and stress that we all face in our daily lives. The various postures of yoga asana help you get rid of the symptoms of anxiety attacks and at the same time will also help you have a healthy body. You must choose the right yoga poses to do for your well-being because a healthy body is necessary for a stress-free life.

  • Health Secrets of Ayurveda #7: Neem

    Its scientific name Azadirachta Indica has been derived from the Arabic language Azadirach-E-Hind, meaning a free growing tree of India.

  • Yoga to tone your glutes

    Yoga for toning your glutes is an ancient Indian form of exercise that emphasizes a balance between mind and body.

  • Health Secrets of Ayurveda #6: Amalaki

    Because of its high Vitamin C content, amla has traditionally been used for seasonal coughs and influenza as well as protection from Vitamin C insufficiencies such as scurvy.

  • Best home remedies to treat acne

    People from far across the globe have used natural methods of treatment for their acne problems for centuries.

  • Health Secrets of Ayurveda #5: Shatavari

    Also known as satavari, satavar or satamulli, it is said to promote fertility and has a range of health benefits, particularly for the female reproductive system.

  • 5 yogasanas to help relieve headaches

    Yoga does not require you to stand or stretch yourself very much.

  • Health Secrets of Ayurveda #4: Guggulu

    Used in Ayurvedic medicine for over two thousand years, Guggul is known by the Sanskrit name Guggulu, which means, “protects from disease.”

  • Health Secrets of Ayurveda: #3 Giloy

    In these pandemic times, what if we told you that the secret to Immunity boosting lies in the heart-shaped leaves of a creeper you can grow easily at home?

  • 5 things to do if you want to stay fit throughout the year

    The key to getting fit in 2021 is by starting out in 2020

  • In Pics: Indian Startups That Achieved Unicorn Status During The Pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic has just ruined 2020 for many people. The lockdown and the subsequent recession caused major crises for many businesses all over the world. Yet, some India based startups managed to overcome this hardship, raise significant funding and revenue reaching the valuation of $1 billion thus rising to unicorn status during the pandemic. […]

  • Allowing Ayurvedic doctors to perform surgeries: Why the clash

    While surgery has been a part of Ayurveda since ancient times, IMA doctors are protesting the increasing mixopathy between allopathy and alternative medicines.

  • Health Secrets of Ayurveda: #2 Brahmi

    Brahmi is a small succulent herb with numerous branches, rooting at the nodes and with small flowers that are light purple or white in colour. The whole plant can be used for medicinal purposes.

  • Health Secrets of Ayurveda: #1 Ashwagandha

    In this series on the Health Secrets of Ayurveda, we start with one of the most valuable ingredients of Ayurveda: Ashwagandha.