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…

தோல் நோய்களுக்கு சீமை அகத்தி | Cassia alata


அதிசய மூலிகை பேய் மிரட்டி | Anisomeles malabarica


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…

பவளமல்லியின் மருத்துவ குணங்கள் | Nyctanthes arbor-tristis


சர்க்கரைக்கொல்லி சிறுகுறிஞ்சான் | Gymnema sylvestre



What is Zika?Zika virus is a member of virus family Flaviviride and genus Flavivirus. It is transmitted by mosquitoes such as Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus which are active in the day time. These are the same type of mosquitoes which transmit diseases like dengue, yellow fever and Japanese Encephalitis. The disease caused by Zika virus is known as Zika fever. It can be transmitted from the infected pregnant woman to her fetus. History of ZikaIn 1950s, it was spread from Africa to other countries. Recently in 2016, Zika virus was spread over Latin America and the Caribbean islands, causing birth defects mainly microcephaly which causes abnormal head sizes in the new born babies of infected mothers. Now, cases of Zika virus are reported in states like Rajasthan. Adverse effectsThe virus has been linked to thousands of birth defects like microcephaly, wherein the babies are born with smaller heads and brains, other problems like  seizures, vision problems, hearing loss, intelle…


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 Keezhanelli is a very important medicinal herb found in India. It has anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, anti-bacterial, anti-viral and hepato-protective properties. This herb wil…

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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. …

கும்மட்டிக்காய் குணமாக்கும் நோய்கள் | Citrullus Colocynthis