Mudra to energize the body - PRANA MUDRA

PRANA MUDRAOur body is made up of five basic elements (panchabootha) - water, fire, air, space and earth which are represented by our hand fingers in our body. Most of us would have seen Mudras using fingers in some form or the other, either in dance poses or in yogic and meditation postures.

Today we will see about Prana Mudra.
ProcedurePrana Mudra is done by joining the tip of little finger and ring finger with the tip of thumb in both hands leaving other fingers in a straight position. This has to be for 20 to 30 minutes.

This mudra can be performed either in normal sitting position (sugasana) or padmasana or even tadasana. Eyes need to closed while practicing this mudra. The breathing should be normal and the total concentration needs to be on the breathing while performing this mudra.

Regular practice of this mudra will help to 
Energize the whole body. Activate the all chakras in our body.Improve blood circulation & eye sight.Cure fatigue, general debility, low endurance, mental…


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Vitamin D is essential for calcium absorption in our body and its deficiency causes problems like weak bones and teeth, arthritis, rickets, osteoporosis, etc. and it might even lead to type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. To prevent these problems, a threshold amount of Vitamin D must be taken which can be achieved by a simple method as said below.
Drinking water, that is taken from bore wells or ground water needs to be taken in clear glass or metal containers and has to be kept in sunlight for 4 to 5 hours. This method purifies the water and the UV rays from sun destroys most of the bacterial, viral and parasitic pathogens. The disinfected water can then be consume…

Weird shaped fruit with great medicinal uses - THE BUDDHA'S HAND

The Citrus medica var.sarcodactylis is a rare and wonderful yellow colored finger like fruit mainly  found in Lower Himalayas and China. It belongs to the Rutaceaefamily. This fruit is also known as five fingered citron, five fingered mandarin and Buddha's hand.

This fruit grows on shrub or small tree, that grows about 6 feet in height with long, irregular branches which has pale green color leaves and white colored flowers. The yellow colored fruit is spilt into a number of sections somewhat resembles like a human hand. It has a thick skin, seedless and juice less little flesh.

This fruit is very fragrant and is mainly used for perfumes in clothing in China and Japan. This fruit is given as religious offering in buddha temple. It is cultivated as a fruit crop or as an ornamental tree in home gardens. It grows well in temperate conditions. These fruits are available in the month of November to January. 

Chinese superstition holds that this Buddha's hand brings peace, luck and pro…


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Agnus castus is very effective in treating impotency as well as infertility in men. It offers excellent cure for completely impotent, cold and sagging genitals, premature ejaculation, sexual dysfunction for men and useful for treating sterility among women.
It is  helpful for women who have lost their sexual interest.useful for nursing mothers as it will increase the breast milk secretion.used for premenstrual syndrome, menopause period, menstrual disorders, enlarged uteres, vaginal discharge, etc.efficient in treati…


Ponnavarai is a medicinal herb having lots of curative properties. Botanical name of this herb is senna occidentalis or cassia occidentalis. It belongs to the family of fabaceace. Cassia occidentalis or senna occidentalis is a perennial shrub that grows in tropical and temperate climates. It is mostly found in rainy season in between the plants, roadsides, waste lands all over TamilNadu in India.
This plant grows up to height of 3 feet. Its flowers are yellow in color. Other names of this herb are coffee senna, stinking weed, kasundi, mogdad coffee, etc. Seeds of this shrub are commonly used as an adulterant in coffee. The whole plants, seeds, leaves roots has lot of nutrients like apigenin, amodiene, emodin, quercetin, amino acids, volatile oil, oleic acid, tannin, linoleic acid, minerals like magnesium, calsium, iron, etc.
The leaves of this herb is very effective in treating obesity and constipation. Take a hand full of leaves, wash it and the cut into small pieces. Add green gram dha…

World Diabetes Day 2018

Today is World Diabetes Day!Every year, November 14th is  celebrated as the World diabetes day since 1991. Theme of this year's World Diabetes Day is "Family and Diabetes". Globally, the incidence of diabetes is increasing in an alarming rate. Currently more than 42.5 crore people are living with some form of diabetes. In this, most of the people are affected with type 2 diabetes.
Family plays a vital role in modifying the risk factor by educating the social, economical, physical, emotional and mental health of diseased. Early diagnose and treatment will prevent complications and death. Untreated diabetes results in damage of vital organs such as kidneys, eyes, liver, etc., cardiovascular diseases, stroke and limb amputation. Type 2 diabetes of pre-diabetes, insulin resistance stages can be reversed with the right kind of balanced diet, exercise, herbs and yoga.
Type 2 diabetes may be caused by vitamin D deficiency, Chromium and Magnesium deficiency, lack of physical activ…


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GAC FRUIT Gac fruit is an edible fruit which is highly nutritious and has a lot of attractive medicinal benefits. Botanical name of this fruit is Momordica cochinchinensis. It belongs to the family of Curcubitaceae. Traditionally, gac has been used as food as well as medicine for treating many diseases in China, India, Carribean islands and inSoutheast Asian countries like Malaysia, Vietnam, Phillipines, etc. Leaves and fruits are used in Vietnamese culinary dishes. There are several beverages prepared from gac fruit for wedding and other festivals in their culture.
Gac is purely seasonal fruit that only ripens once in a year. It is a climber plant and is usually cultivated to grow on fences. Gac fruits round to oval in shape and  orange in color. The outer layer of this fruit is covered with red color thorns which are toxic and whole outer layer is not edible. So, these should be removed while consuming and the soft pulp inside the fruit surrounding the seeds is the only edible part o…


29 September it is!
Every year this day is celebrated asWorld Heart Dayby World Heart Foundation, to raise global awareness about heart diseases and stroke. This year's theme is 'My heart, your heart'. This emphasizes on looking after of our hearts and the hearts of our loved ones.
In this fast paced world, heart diseases have become a norm mainly due to unhealthy and sedentary lifestyle which includes consumption of unbalanced diet, overeating, junk food, consumption of alcohol, smoking, diabetes and lack of exercise. Necessary heart-healthy diet must be taken to prevent heart diseases. Natural foodstuffs for healthier heartHealthy foods like whole grains, nuts like walnuts, almonds & peanuts, yogurt, garlic, onion, fiber rich foods like variety of beans, mushrooms, pomegranate, blueberries, cranberries, raspberries amla, pears, tomato, cocoa, dark chocolate,drumstick leaves, hibiscus flower, capsicum, lotus flower, fish (salmon, tuna, etc.), flax seeds, olive oil, etc. …


Yellow Karisalankanni and Keezhanelli are the effective and best herbs for treating fatty liver.

Yellow Karisalankanni

Eclipta prostrata (or) yellow karisalankanni is a very important medicinal herb found all over India during rainy season. In Indian system of Ayurveda, this herb is called as bringaraj. This herb has lots of nutrients, antioxidants, plant chemicals, flavonoids, alkaloids, thiopenes, coumestans, polyacetylenes, etc. Regular consumption of karisalankanni will prevent liver damages. We can use this herb as a green in our daily diet. This herb cleans and detoxifies the liver.
Method 1 Chew 10 to 15 leaves of karisalankanni in empty stomach daily morning for 30 days. Method 2
Take 5 grams of karisalankanni powder with 5 ml of honey in stomach continuously for one month.


Phyllanthus Niruri or Keezhanelliis a very important medicinal herb found in India. It has anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, anti-bacterial, anti-viral and hepato-protective properties. This herb will…


Dark circle is a blackish or bluish discoloration of the skin around the eyes. Dark circles under the eyes will negatively affect the look of a person and may intensify the aged look. So, it needs to be treated so as to maintain the facial beauty and personality. Causes There are numerous causes for dark circles like lack of sleep, unbalanced or poor diet, stress, dehydration, fatigue, allergies, sinusitis, eye strain, prolonged usage of devices like computer, TV and cell phones, eczema with itching, eye infections, anemia, hereditary, UV rays, etc. Helpful homeopathic medicinesHomeopathy provides a safe, effective and permanent remedy for dark circles. There are many homeopathic medicines available to treat dark circles without any side effects. Some of these are as follows: phosphoric acid, kali phos, ferrum mettalicum, cina, beriberi vulgaris, lycopodium, sepia, beri beri aqufolium, calendula, thujaand natrum mur. These homeopathic medicines works wonder in removing the dark circles. …


SJ 21
SJ 21 is the21st point of the San Jiao or triple burner meridian. It is one of the most powerful and excellent point for relieving ear problems. SJ 21 is also called as Erman or Eargate.
Location of this point It is located in the infront of the ear, ear depression anterior to the tragus or supratragic notch in each ear as shown in the figure. (The triangular notch is present infront of the ear is called tragus, and the point SJ 21 is present at the top of this tragus.)
Pressing this point will provide cure for hearing problemsear sorespus discharge from the earswelling of earstoothachestiffness of the lipsheadachejaw lockneck pain, etc.Directions for use Press this point for 2 to 3 minutes, daily morning and evening to get rid off the above mentioned problems.