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.

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Most of us don’t wake up until we’ve had our dose of caffeine.  The two most popular forms of beverages are black coffee and green tea. Black coffee and green tea have many health benefits. They both have great properties, making them ideal for evening or morning teas. Distinguishing between coffee and green tea can be difficult. But we are mentioning a few things you should know about them.

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The scientific name of Ashwagandha is Withania Somnifera. In English, we call it winter cherry. In Hindi, it is also called Asgandha. As the name suggests, ashwa means horse and gandha mean odour, the roots of the plant Ashwagandha smell like a horse. Ashwagandha is used to provide strength to the body. Bala or strength providing medicines usually have Ashwagandha as one of the key ingredients. Most of us have heard about Chinese ginseng. Ashwagandha is named Indian ginseng. 

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What Is Smokers Cough?

What is a smokers cough?

People who smoke regular develops a cough. This cough is caused by the body clearing out the chemicals that entered the airways and lungs through tobacco use.

If the cough is persistent, lasting for more than 3 weeks, it is known as a smoker’s cough. While the cough may begin as a dry cough, it can eventually produce phlegm. Other symptoms include a sore throat and chest pain.

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Brahmi- A Brainy Herb

The herb is known by different names. It is known as Brahmi in Hindi, Water Hyssop in English and its botanical name is Bacopa monnieri. It finds mention in a number of ancient Ayurvedic texts like Atharva Veda, Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita.

Brahmi is quite a prominent Ayurvedic herb, mostly famous for its ability to work as a tonic for the brain. Ayurveda classifies the herb as a Medha Rasayana which means herb that provides longevity and improves memory and intelligence.
Brahmi is a perennial creeping herb with soft and non-aromatic and can grow up to 6 inches in height. The herb is sometimes also called a water aquarium plant since it can grow in water.

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