Cumin seeds are also known as jeera in Hindi and Marathi. It is known as jeerak in Ayurveda, the word jeerak indicates its ability to improve your digestive power. The botanical name of cumin is Cuminum cyminum Linn and it belongs to the Umbelliferae family.
In Ayurveda, jeera has a very crucial role specifically in disorders related to your digestion. The cumin seeds have a tendency to increase pitta dosha and balance Vata and Kapha dosha. It has ushna potency.
Ayurveda works on the principle of tri-doshas which state that there are three doshas residing in our body: Vata, pitta, and Kapha. These tri-doshas should be in equilibrium. One will develop a disease if these doshas lose their balance or equilibrium.
Summers in India can get pretty hot, so there is an increase in pitta dosha in hot summers, which can cause indigestion, nausea, skin disorders, hyperacidity or acid reflux.
“Gluten-free” is one of the increasingly popular food trends in recent times. More and more food packets at a grocery store feature a “gluten-free” label and so do food items on a restaurant menu. Now, the essential question here is – is it rightly so? And why is it necessary?
In the development stage of life, milk should be consumed in its original form. Breast milk is the purest form of milk and it is extremely easy to digest. It develops a lifelong immunity against diseases.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words hala meaning “plough” and asana meaning “posture”.
Halasana, the pose is entered from Sarvangasana (shoulder stand), lowering the back slightly for balance, and moving the arms and legs over the head until the outstretched toes touch the ground and the fingertips, in a preparatory variant of the pose. The arms may then be moved to support the back into a more vertical position, giving a second variant pose. Finally, the arms may be stretched out on the ground away from the feet, giving the final pose in the shape of a traditional plough.
Pranayama is not a mere breathing exercise aiming at introducing extra oxygen into the lungs, pranayama utilizes breathing to influence the flow of prana (vital life force) in the Nadis or energy channel. It trains the lungs and improves the capacity of the respiratory system immensely. When you are stressed out your internal environment is unbalanced and bacteria and viruses start attacking the body. Did you know? Pranayama (Breathing Techniques) reduces stress levels and fights against anxiety to boost the immunesystem. Through regular practice of pranayama, you can supercharge your whole body. Check out the following pranayamas to boost your immune system.
Homoeopathy is effective in treating a variety of troubles that female faces. Whether it is a menstrual problem, PCOD, infertility, migraine, depression, anxiety, recurrent infections, Asthma and many more; Homoeopathy can manage them all. The Homoeopathic system of medicine works from within, it helps in strengthening a neuro-endocrine-immunity axis and thus helps in keeping illnesses at bay. It strengthens one’s natural defences so that he or she can fight off and helps them stay healthy and illness-free for longer durations of time.
Supta in Sanskrit is ‘reclined’ and Vajra means ‘thunderbolt’. Supta Vajrasana is an advanced level supine variation of Vajrasana. Supine meaning lying on the back. This is an important and very useful asana for improving the digestive system. Before performing supta vajrasana one should master Vajrasana. Supta Vajrasana offers numerous great benefits, so get on your mat and start practising from today.
In Sanskrit, the term “Amaya” refers to disease. Ama (ah muh), derived from Amaya, means ‘unripe’ or ‘incomplete.’ The undigested waste which is formed inside the gastrointestinal tract (koshtha) as a toxin and cannot be utilized by the body, is called ama.
Pineapple is a small herb. It has around 60cm to 1mt longleaf with thorny margins. This plant is basically from Brazil and brought to India by the Portuguese. Now abundantly available in India.
Latin name: ananas consistent
Loaded With Nutrients
Pineapples are low in calories but have an incredibly impressive nutrient profile.
One cup (5.8 ounces or 165 grams) of pineapple chunks contains the following :
Fat: 1.7 grams
Protein: 1 gram
Carbs: 21.6 grams
Fibre: 2.3 grams
Vitamin C: 131% of the RDI
Manganese: 76% of the RDI
Vitamin B6: 9% of the RDI
Copper: 9% of the RDI
Thiamin: 9% of the RDI
Folate: 7% of the RDI
Potassium: 5% of the RDI
Magnesium: 5% of the RDI
Niacin: 4% of the RDI
Pantothenic acid: 4% of the RDI
Riboflavin: 3% of the RDI
Iron: 3% of the RDI
Pineapples also contain trace amounts of vitamins A and K, phosphorus, zinc and calcium, Pineapples are full with a variety of vitamins and minerals. They are especially rich in vitamin C and manganese.
Fruition happens at the end of summer and in Rainey season. So you get all benefits of pineapple if consumed in this period.
According to Ayurved pineapple are Vata and pitta shamaka
Pineapple is very helpful in anorexia abdominal pain and hyperacidity (amlapitta)