This is traditionally used by women in India as a natural cleanser and is used in place of soap, which can strip the skin of much needed moisture. The gram flour not only sloughs off dead skin, it prevents turmeric from staining the skin. Gram (or chickpea) flour also relieves … Read more
Honey has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and has been used to treat wounds and skin problems. It is also a natural skin hydrator. Be sure to use raw, unprocessed honey. (You can also add raw milk to the mix to help rid of the skin of dead cells and rejuvenate … Read more
For generations, women have been caring for their skin and hair from nature’s bounty. India has a vast sub continent of herbal heritage, and it provides plenty of ancient recipes that have been effective over time and reverse the harmful effects of the chemicals we tend to use. Out of … Read more
Almond & Honey Recipe Almond is one of the best natural products that one can use for skin lightening, while honey works as a skin softener, emollient and humectant. For the purpose of this recipe, put ½ tablespoon of almond powder and 1 teaspoon of honey in a small bowl … Read more
In this fast moving world, we often find it difficult to stand back and take good care of ourselves. However, we are obsessed with the idea of looking good. Ancient ayurveda, one of the oldest disciplines of medication, tells us that we can have good-looking skin only if our insides … Read more
*The role of water in the maintenance of health and fitness is indispensable (for that matter, any component that constitutes around 50 to 70% of our body weight has to be vital. Hence, proper hydration of the skin is extremely important, as it helps the skin retain its inner moisture … Read more
The medicinal properties of this spice have been slowly revealing themselves over the centuries. Long known for its anti-inflammatory properties, recent research has revealed that turmeric is a natural wonder, proving beneficial in the treatment of many different health conditions from cancer to Alzheimer’s disease. Here are 20 reasons to … Read more
The causes for a dark skin or complexion could be many. Some of the most common ones are – Heredity – People who have a dark skin often have children who are dark-skinned too. The genes seem to pass on from generation to generation. Hyper pigmentation – In this condition … Read more
Being healthy is not always about deprivation and working out. Simpler ways exist, and among the easiest path to health is the spice route. British researchers are the latest to add to growing scientific evidence that popular Indian spices and tubers such as garlic, turmeric, onions and ginger protect against … Read more
A new Saint Louis University study has revealed that a chemical that gives curry its zing holds promise in preventing or treating liver damage from an advanced form of a condition known as fatty liver disease.
The chemical, curcurmin, is contained in turmeric, a plant used by the Chinese to make traditional medicines for thousands of years.
The recent study has highlighted its potential in countering an increasingly common kind of fatty liver disease called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis