Tej Patta tree, Bangalore

bay leaf bangalore india

Tej Patta is used in most North Indian curries and rice preparations like Pulao, Rajma, Vadi-Aloo, Dal-makhani and Chole.

15 October, 2014 | Views: 18973

Why should I bother to correct high pitta

cauliflower is a good pitta pacifying food

Pitta is responsible for our discretion faculty, the fire of discretion. It also affects the fire of mind and body metabolism, vision, perception and digestion. Regular mealtimes with a pitta pacifying menu is recommended. Reduce sour and astringent

22 September, 2010 | Views: 10686


Wild flora of Nainital, Kumaon Himalaya Photo Journal

Wild flower in Nainital, Kumaon Himalaya, India

I am am told that the Bicchu booti is a tame thing when compared to the wild flora of Valley of Flowers (Nanda Devi National Park) and Hemkund Sahib. Not all the plants there have been documented. And some have special powers of stinging, causing

26 August, 2010 | Views: 35447

Cleaning your mouth, the Ayurvedic way

 leaves and twigs for oral hygiene, Ayurveda

During the flowering season in March-April, Neem flowers and new leaves are eaten to preempt illness. This takes care of mouth ulcers as well. Neem is also considered an embodiment of Goddess Kali, Shitala Mata and Lakshmi, the destroyer of disease.

19 July, 2010 | Views: 10676

Holistic Health - Swami Rama

Swami Rama

The first principle of learning to be still is regular prac­tice; the second is patience; the third is observation; and the fourth is analysis. It is true that you must understand yourself from within to attain a state of perfection-but analysis is

12 February, 2009 | Views: 6222

Ayurvedic Cooking - Healing through food

Indian sweets and fruit

I worked as a house physician in the departments of medicine, surgery, gynecology and pediatrics at the Ayurvedic Hospital in Pune. At that time I observed repeatedly how correct diet, combined with proper herbal medicine and lifestyle, can play

04 October, 2008 | Views: 12444



Salvia in North Indian garden, Lucknow Photo Journal

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