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Nutmeg: Tree, History, Health Benefits and Side Effects

Nutmeg: Tree, History and Medicinal Uses -T. V. VenkateswaranNutmeg, spice consisting of the seed of the Myristica fragrans, native to the Moluccas or Spice Islands of Indonesia was the reason for many a colonial wars. Called jathikai in Tamil, Jaiphal in Hindi, the nutmeg tree is a large a tropical evergreen that produces two spices — mace and nutmeg. Nutmeg is the seed kernel inside the fruit...
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Easy Memory Improvement Tips

Memory Improvement Tips -Dr. Yatish AgarwalFrom kagzi badam to Memory Plus, there are tens of concoctions which promise you better memory. Alas! Only if things had been that easy! Each of us would have been a genius.Memory slips, or moments of forgetfulness, are something we all suffer from. Often a name is on the tip of our tongue but we fail to come out with it. It is the same when we try to rec...
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The Health Benefits of Curry Leaves

Curry Leaf: An Authentic Indian Spice-T. V. VenkateswaranCalled in Tamil as Karuveppilai (or Karuvepila ), Bengali as Barsunga and in Hindi Meetha neem (or as Kari patta, Katneem), curry leaf’s botanical nomenclature is Murraya koenigii Spreng. In certain parts of the country it is also called as Kadhi Patha and is used to made the delicay made out of curd and channa dal powder–kadhi. Native t...
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Caraway seed nutrition facts, medicinal properties and health benefits

Caraway seed nutrition facts, medicinal properties and health benefits -T. V. Venkateswaran Called Gunyan, Shia jeera, Vilayati jeera in Hindi, Perum Jerragam (or Seemai Jeeragam) in Tamil, Caraway appears like cumin but is very distinct species and spice. In like manner, though caraway are usually but incorrectly called “caraway seeds” but are actually fruits of the plant Carum...
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How to Prevent Diabetes Naturally?

How to Prevent Diabetes Naturally? Dr. Yatish Agarwal Over 35 million people in India suffer from diabetes today. Unless we take rearguard action and initiate prompt preventive steps both at the individual and community level, the disease is all set to swamp us. The predictions are that by the year 2025, the country would have over 57 million people with diabetes making it the worst hub ...
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Cinnamon Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

Cinnamon Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits -T.V. Venkateswaran Tasting sweet and fragrant as well as, warm and aromatic, cinnamon is one of the ancient spices. Cinnamon, usually regarded as the bark of the Cinnamomum zeylanicum tree, (or ‘true cinnamon’) is native to Srilanka, parts of South India and the Tenasserim Hills of Burma. However another variety Cassia is widely prevalent in C...
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Top 12 Ways to Beat the Heat

Top 12 Ways to Beat the Heat   -Dr. Yatish AgarwalWith the summer sun beating at its fiery best, life becomes insufferable. The scorching heat drives you nuts and saps you off all energy. You feel utterly exhausted and drop dead even before the sun begins to set. Your body’s natural control mechanisms—skin and perspiration—fail if you are exposed to high temperatures for prolonged peri...
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Nutritional and Health Benefits of Indian Bay Leaf

Nutritional and Health Benefits of Indian Bay Leaf -T V Venkateswaran Called also as Indian cassia, Indian Bay-leaf or Tejpatta is strongly aromatic, somewhat reminiscent to cinnamon or cloves. In appearance, it is similar to the other bay leaves, but is culinarily quite different. Said to be indigenous to south slopes of the Himalayas, leaves of this plant, which belong to Lauraceae (laurel fami...
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Natural Home Remedies for Summer Skin Problems

Natural Home Remedies for Summer Skin Problems-Dr. Yatish Agarwal Under normal conditions, your body’s natural control mechanisms—skin and perspiration—adjust to the heat. However, the Indian summer can buckle the stoutest of bodies. These systems may fail when you are exposed to high temperatures for prolonged periods. You should therefore learn to pick the first signs of heat related ...
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The Health Benefits of Cumin

The Health Benefits of Cumin -T.V. Venkateswaran You can’t do without cumin for south Indian Sambar Podi (sambar powder) or for that matter Mexican sauces or chilli con carne, nor ‘tarka’ of Vegetables is conceivable in the North India without Cumin. As far away as two ends of the globe cumin is an essential spices in Latin America, South East Asia or rather world-over; though indigeno...
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