Archive for May, 2014

Health Benefits of Tulsi (Basil)

Tulsi is not just a sacred plant with several health benefits but it is also a pollution deterrent plant. This sacred herb is planted in almost all the houses in India and has been worshipped from the times immemorial. Known widely in South Asian countries it has been used for religious and medicinal purpose. Tulsi has been used for thousands of years in Ayurveda for its many healing properties. Understanding Tulsi? The scientific name of Tulsi is Ocimum tenuiflorum. Tulsi is also known as Basil. It is a native of India. There are three varities of Tulsi – Rama Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), Krishna Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) and Vana Tulsi (Ocimum gratissimum). Each has its own distinctive taste. Tulsi contains hundreds of beneficial alkaloids known as phyto-chemicals and possess strong antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral, and immune-enhancing properties   Tulsi and health Benefits Out of the numerous health benefits provided by Tulsi a few [...]

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Tulsi (Holy Basil) – Such Important

Why Plant The Holy Basil In Your House Essentially? The numerous of benefits of basil are known even to the scientific world. Of the several types found in nature, the main varieties are Raam Tulsi, Van Tuulsi, Bhu Tulsi, Gyan Tulsi etc. all these varieites have their own unique medical properties and qualities. In fact the Tulsi plant has the capability to remove VASTU DOSHA from your house and office. 1) To remove the Vastu Dosha or architectural shortcoming of building one can place the Tulsi plant in an corner from South-East to North- West corner of the building. – 2) If one places the basil plant near the kitchen then the co-ordination among the family members increases. – 3) The Tulsi plant kept in the window in East direction, then your children will become obedient and docile. – 4) if your child is out of your control and somehow [...]

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ACIDITY Cause and cure

What is Acidity, how to control and how it is caused Natural Methods to cure Acidity Many diseases are our own callings, i.e, we invite them ourselves by our faulty lifestyles. In medical terminology acidity is termed as ‘ gastrophysial reflex disease’. Ayurveda terms it as ‘Amla pitta’. Every second person today suffers from this problem. Acidity hampers the body’s digestive process. CAUSES OF ACIDITY According to the modern science, for proper digestion of food in the stomach, hydrochloric acid and pepsin is secreted. Normally this gastric juice containing HCl and Pepsin remains in the stomach and do not come in contact with the food pipe, oesophagus. This is because of special sphincter muscles present at the junction of oesophagus and stomach which specialized to prevent regurgitation of food in the food pipe. But in abnormal condition these muscles fails to close the passage between the stomach and food pipe. This [...]

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