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Colcus amonicus is a fleshy , bushy ,perennial  ,highly aromatic  and medicinal herb is commonly grown as a potted plant in India  . Now this medicinal herb is cultivating world wide countries .It is known as in Tamil karpooravalli ,because of it is having the flavour of camphor .In Hindi it is called Ajwain leaves . This has been used  for long time in Indian alternative system of medicines like Ayurveda ,Siddha and folk medicines .
The fresh  leaves juice  of karpooravalli is
-  excellent cure for cough ,cold , sore throats , nasal congestion,wheezing  and bronchitis .
- It helps to regulate the menstruation and strengthen the uterus .
- It helps the  absorption of nutrients .
- It is used in urticaria and other allergic conditions .
- It helps to regenerating the body cells , tissues and promote longevity .
- It helps to eliminate toxins from our body and promotes perspiration .
- It helps to relieve the gas formation and strengthening the intestines .
- It helps for muscles relaxation .
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Vitamin K is known as blood coagulation vitamin .It is a fat soluble vitamin that stored in the liver and fatty tissues .It is found in the natural  forms of vitamin K1 ( phylloquinone  ) ,vitamin K2   (,Menaquinone) is found from animal source and is synthesied by bacteria found in naturally in the intestines .vitamin K3 (Menadione ) is a synthetic version of vitamin K .

Benefits of vitamin K 
 - It helps for blood coagulation or blood clotting .
-  It helps to strengthen the bones by helping the body retain calcium.
-It helps to prevent the hardening of arteries .
- It will prevent accumulation of calcium in the blood vessels .

Daily recommended allowances of vitamin K 

120  mcg  ( micro grams ) per day for men 
90 mcg  ( micro grams )  per day for woman 

Causes of vitamin K deficiency 
Normally this deficiency wont be caused ,
 -It can be  sometimes caused by other diseases such as liver or gallbladder diseases ,any diseases of the intestine tract that interfere ,with absorption of fat .
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Calcium is a very important mineral in human metabolism . Calcium helps
- to form and maintain healthy teeth and bones .
- Blood clotting 
- Sending and receiving nerve signals .
- Releasing hormones and other chemicals .
Deficiency of calcium can lead to weaker bones ,poor intake ,vitamin D deficiency ,hypothyroidism ,renal disease ,long term deficiency can lead to osteomalacia and osteoporosis .Daily recommended dosage of calcium  for (adult) men 1000 mg /day .women - 1200 mg /day . Taking highest amount of Calcium supplements for a long period of times raises the risk of kidney stones .Calcium from dietary sources are safe than supplements .

Natural food stuffs which  are having richest source of calcium 
1 . 100 grams of poppy seeds contains 1584 mg of calcium .It is the richest source of calcium among all foods .you can  add these seeds to your daily diet to get sufficient amount of calcium .
2 . 100 grams of omum or ajwain seeds having 1523 mg of calcium .You can add this seeds on your …


Onion is one of staple and oldest cultivated vegetable ,found in every kitchen .It has a curative and medicinal property .It belongs to the lily family .onions contains lot of nutrients like vitamin B1 (thiamine),vitamin B6 (phyridoxin ),biotin ,vitamin C ,vitamin K ,chromium ,calcium ,folic acid ,potassium ,low sodium ,sulphur compounds , dietry fibers ,amino acids ,flavonoids and anti oxidants .Qnions are available in various sizes .Onions are having alliinase which is released when an onion is cut or crushed and it causes your eyes to water .
- Onions are  having antiseptic ,antibiotic ,anti inflammatory anti microbial , and immune enhancing  property .
-It is the richest dietary source of quercitin ,it helps to lowers the LDL  cholesterol ,triglycerides and  high blood pressure .
- It helps to increase the HDL cholesterol in the blood .
- It helps to prevent blood clotting .
- It helps to destroy the E.coli bacteria (which cause stomach ulcers)  and salmonella  typhi bacteria (which c…


Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin with antioxidant property .The most active form of vitamin E is alpha tocopherol . Tocopherols are very important for keeping us healthy and young .Our body needs  daily 15 mg to 22 mg vitamin E for proper functioning of the body . We can get this much  amount  of vitamin E from our diet .  
Causes of vitamin E deficiency 
-Mal -absorption of fat 
- Neurological disorders 
- Low birth weight 

                                  - under nourished diet 
symptoms of vitamin E deficiency 

In children

- Delayed growth 
- speech disorders 
- liver disease 
- neurological dis orders 
- lack of muscle co -ordination 
- muscle weakness 
- problem in eye movement 
-  drooping upper eye lids  
- Loss of vibration and position senses 
- Loss of weight 
- poor eating habits 
In adults 
- mild anemia 
- neurological defects 
- infertility both men and women 
- Destruction of RBC 
- Age spots 
- Cataract formation in the eyes 
- Liver function  ,bone marrow function   ,brain  function and mus…


Acupressure is a very effective ,simple and  traditional chinese method for treating anemia .
Acupressure points to be pressed for treating  anemia
SP 10 ,UB 17 ,GB 39 ,LIV 8 ,ST 36 
SP 10 ( Spleen meridian )
This point is called sea of blood .SP 10 is very helpful to invigorate and tonifies the blood  and can treat all forms of blood disorders .Stimulate or press this point for 1 to 2 minutes with your thump in the press and release manner .
Location of this point 
When the knee is flexed this point is located on the inner side of the knee ,2 thump width above the medial tip of the upper border of patella .
UB 17 (urinary bladder )
This point is Hui - meeting point of the blood .It is very useful for all blood related problems .Press this point for 1 to 2 minutes with your thump to get relieve from anemia .
Location of this point 
This point is located on the back side of the body ,one and a half thump width from the center of the spine from  side wise direction   slightly below the 7th thora…


Garlic is one of the greatest gift of nature that found in earth .Garlic has been used  all over the world as a food and medicine for thousands of years . It is best known as a flavoring for food . It is belongs to the onion genus Allium and it is closely related to the onion .China is the largest producer of garlic .Sulphur compounds and volatile oils are the responsible for its pungent smell .Garlic is having amazing health benefits 
Garlic contains ,selenium ,phosphorus ,copper ,calcium ,manganese ,sodium , potassium ,soluble and in soluble dietary fiber ,vitamins like B6 ,C ,A ,and E ,amino acids ,fatty acids  ,natural sulphur compounds ,water ,and antioxidants .
- Garlic helps to control bacterial ,viral ,fungal ,and worm infections ,because of its anti bacterial ,anti viral ,and anti fungal property .   -  - Allicin found in the garlic is having antioxidant property .
- It prevents blood clots in the body because of its anti clotting properties of ajoene found in the garlic .
-It h…