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THE CURER OF ALL AILMENTS ( AZADIRACHTA INDICA )

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Azadirachta indica is known as neem tree in English ,Vepa maram in Tamil ,vepu  manu in telugu  .Neem tree is native to India and Indian subcontinent including Nepal ,Pakistan ,Bangladesh and Srilanka .  It is typically growing in tropical and semi tropical regions .It is a fast growing  and evergreen tree that can reach a height of 15 to 20 meters .

Neem tree is known as " Village pharmacy " because of its  medicinal and healing properties .It has been used in Indian alternative system of medicine in Ayurveda  ,folk medicines and Unani for more than 4000 years due to its medicinal properties .

It is a revered tree in the Indian tradition neem is believed to an embodiment of Shitala ,a folk Goddess ,seen suspended on a branch protecting against small pox .In Tamil Nadu during summer the Mariamman temple festivals is a thousand year old tradition during this festival neem leaves are most important  for decoration of temple and worshiping  . Neem leaves are most important in ma…

NATURAL REMEDY FOR EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE

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Ebola virus is a deadly virus that causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever .Ebola first appeared in 1976  at south African village situated near the Ebola  river ,from which the disease takes its name .First Ebola virus outbreaks west African countries like  Nigeria ,Guinea ,sierra Leone and Liberia .
It spread through body fluids like blood ,vomit ,semen ,spit ,sweat ,pee ,poop and other fluids of a person who is sick with or died from Ebola virus disease . Objects contaminated with viruses like needle and medical equipments .  Infected animals by contact with blood or fluid or infected meat  Contaminated air ,water ,and food . It can spread from country to country when people travel  . Ebola can only spread after symptoms begin.Symptoms can appear 2 to 21 days after exposure high fever ,headache ,joint and muscle pain ,stomach pain ,vomiting ,lack of appetite ,diarrhea , rashes in the skin , as the disease gets worst severe uncontrollable bleeding inside the body as well as from the eyes ,ears and…

EXCELLENT LEGUME FOR WEIGHT REDUCTION ( HORSE GRAM )

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The edible ,cheep and highly nutritious horse gram is a kind of bean commonly used in many south Indian states ,native to India .It is grown mostly under dry land agriculture .This seeds are used for culinary and medicinal purposes .It is consumed as a whole seed ,as a sprout or as a whole meal  popularly in south Indian states .Horse gram recipes are kollu chuntney ,kollu rasam ,kollu sundal ,kollu poriyal ,kollu dosa ,kollu ada  ,kollu iddly are delicacies in Tamil Nadu .In Andhra state ullavacharu is famous dish from this legume . This is also used as a  food  for cattle horse .Biological name of this legume is macrotyloma uniflorum .Kollu in tamil ,Ulavalu in Telugu ,Kulthi in Hindi ,Muthira in Mlayalam .
 Horse gram is rich  in molybdenum ,iron ,calcium ,potassium ,good amount of protein ,amino acids ,arginines ,tryosain ,lysine ,poly phenols ,antioxidants ,flavonoids and dietary fiber .Indian alternative system of medicine Ayurveda used this legume for the treatment of various di…

HEALTH BENEFITS OF MUSTARD SEEDS

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Mustard seeds are the tiny seeds derived from a mustard plant .The entire plant is edible . It is a winter crop ,the plant reaches about  4 to 5 feet in height and bears golden yellow color flowers .Mustard seeds have long history of usage about 5000 years and native to the Himalayan region of India .Most of an Indian households use mustard seeds or its oil for various purposes .Mustard seeds are known to have numerous health benefits since they are low in calories ,low fat ,high nutritive value  ,antibacterial and antiseptic properties .Biological name of  the mustard seeds are brassica ,kadugu in tamil and malayalam  ,Avalu in telugu .Black ,white  and brown color mustard seeds are grown in world wide .
Mustard seeds contains high amount of selenium ,magnesium ,calcium , potassium ,low sodium ,dietary fiber ,vitamin C ,vitamin K ,folates ,thiamine ,niacin ,riboflavin ,manganese ,carotene,Omega 3 fatty acids ,,zeaxanthins and lutein .
Benefits of consuming  mustard seeds are
- Lowering…