Thursday, October 10, 2013

Nettles: the Queen of minerals

Nettle is a herb that delivers a painful sting, so hikers tend to steer clear of it. But the leaves of this prickly plant pack a range of health-benefiting properties. Here's how this natural herb can be used as an alternative medicine and food. Nothing ore regarding that a fresh nettle pie or soup when we feel weak and need some herbal minerals and comfort.

Healing Properties
Nettle is particularly effective as a diuretic, so it helps

Brahmi: the herb of intelligence

A revered herb in India, this potent brain elixir has been known in Ayurvedic medicine to be a tonic for the brain. It enhances memory and cognition, boosts mental alertness, clarity and concentration and increases learning capacity.

Used by many students in India while studying for exams, Brahmi is touted as the herb for intelligence. It has been used for many different nervous system disorders, improving overall nervous system function. Current research is now supporting what has long been known by traditional healers about this mentally rejuvenating herb.

Elderberries: Close to your Lungs

Used for its antioxidant activity, to lower cholesterol, improve vision, boost the immune system, improve heart health and for coughs, colds, flu, bacterial and viral infections and tonsilitis. Elderberry juice was used to treat a flu epidemic in Panama in 1995.

Shatavary: The grace and the strength of the woman

One of the most powerful rejuvenating herbs in Ayurvedic medicine, Shatavari is commonly used in India for conditions affecting the female reproductive system, including the mood swings and irritation associated with premenstrual syndrome, as well as menopausal hot flashes.

Sometimes translated as “she who possesses 100 husbands,” Shatavari also has a reputation as a fertility-enhancing plant that improves the health of both male and female reproductive tissues.

Aswagandha: or the smell of a horse

AshwagandhaAshwagandha is one of the most vital herbs in Ayurvedic healing, has been used since ancient times for a wide variety of conditions, but is most well known for its restorative benefits.

In Sanskrit ashwagandha means “the smell of a horse,” indicating that the herb imparts the vigor and strength of a stallion, and it has traditionally been prescribed to help people strengthen their immune system after an illness. In fact, it’s frequently referred to as “Indian ginseng” because of its rejuvenating properties (although botanically, ginseng and ashwagandha are unrelated). In addition, ashwagandha is also used to enhance sexual potency for both men and women.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Your Daily Yoga

Your life style is not complete with a good physical movement Your diet will be stronger with a good digestive Yoga. The moon and sun salutations is a easy practice good for all doshas. Do a minumum of 3 rounds every morning and every evening.

Print this set will aid you to learn it correctly.