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HEALTH BENEFITS OF BANYAN TREE ( NATIONAL TREE OF INDIA )

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Banyan tree is a sacred tree of India .It is native to  India found in Myanmar ,Thailand ,southeast Asia ,china  ,south America ,Africa and Malaysia .It symbolishes the  Hindu Gods Trimurthi ,s ,Lord Brahma ,Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva .
It has lot of medicinal benefits .The various parts of the tree are used for treatment of many diseases  in Indian system of medicines like Siddha ,Ayurveda and Folk medicines ,due to their scientifically proven medicinal activities .This tree is called tree of immortality because of the long aerial roots that hang down to the soil thus starting another part of the tree .
It can grown in to the giant tree covering several sectors .It grows height more than 21 meters and lives for many years .
The leaves are 10 to 20 cm long  ,broad ,oval ,glossy and has many aerial roots .White milky fluid oozes out of leaves if broken .The banyan tree contains  several phytonutrients like ketones ,flavonoids ,sterols ,tigilic acid ,phytosterolin ,oentacylic ,triterpenes …

HEALTH BENEFITS OF TOMATO JUICE

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ACUPPRSSURE POINT LIV 3 (GATE WAY FOR ENERGY )

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LIV 3   ( Liver meridian 3 )

This acupressure  point is located on the top of our foot on the line between the big toe and the second toe ,3 fingers width upwards on the line .  This is the powerful point ,it balances the liver meridian .

Press this point for 1 to 2 minutes with your fingers or acupressure rod daily .This will help you to relieves toxicity ,all kind of allergies ,liver problems ,high blood pressure ,digestive problems ,emotional problems like stress ,depression ,anxiety and  irritability ,insomnia ,headaches ,canker sores ,vertigo ,hiccups ,eye related problems ,genital organ pain ,impotence , seminal emission ,nausea ,vomiting ,constipation ,diarrhea and ,menstrual cramps hernia .

25 th WORLD DIABETES DAY

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The world diabetes day is celebrated every year November 14 th since 1991in the birthday of man who discovered insulin Frederick Banting by  the international diabetes federation and the world health organisation in response to the alarming rise of diabetes around the world .The theme of the 2015 world diabetes day is healthy living and diabetes and there is a focus on starting each day right by having a healthy break fast .

16 TH WORLD HEART DAY

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Creating awareness about cardiovascular diseases on 29th September every year since 2000 .Theme of this 16th world heart day is creating heart healthy environment .Heart diseases are now number one world,s leading causes of death .According to the American Heart Association  health data ,  nearly 17.3 million people die with heart diseases from more than 190 countries .The number of death is expected to grow more than 23.3 million by the year 2030 .

At present 30 million heart patients  are living in India .Today cardio hospitals in India perform over 20,000 heart surgeries per year .It is one the world highest record .Lack of exercise ,overeating ,taking more fried and non vegetarian foods ,unhealthy eating diet ,high cholesterol ,diabetes ,high blood pressure and some other factors increase the risk of heart diseases .We should protect and save our heart by natural way .

1 . Go for 8 shaped walking exercise.

It gives greater benefits to the body than normal walking . It is very effecti…

SOME IMPORTANT ACUPRESSURE POINTS FOR EMERGENCIES

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K 1  ( Kidney meridian )


  This  acupressure point is located in the bottom of the foot ,at the junction of its anterior one third  and posterior two third in the depression between the 2nd and 3rd toe joints .( see in the figure )It is nicely located when the toes are planter flexed .

It is very powerful  and effective Jing - well point during emergencies like unconsciousness , shock ,respiratory failure epilepsy , cardiac failure ,infantile convulsions ,severe vomiting ,nausea and dysurea ,foot drop ,arthritis of small joints of foot and sleep disorders  .

Stimulate this point strongly by hand or acupressure rod .
 GV 26 OR DU 26  ( The governing vessels meridian or the DU channel ) This acupressure  point is located at the centre of the junction of the upper one third and lower two third of the philtrum of the upper lip.It is a Jing well point .we can use this point for all the emergencies like shock ,heat stroke ,facial paralysis ,epilepsy ,revival from fainting weakness ,low back spra…

HEALTH BENEFITS OF SOME IMPORTANT HERBAL JUICES

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1 .Karpooravalli juice 


Juice of this plant is used to cure  cough ,cold ,sore throat ,nasal congestion ,renal stone ,asthma ,hiccough ,bronchitis ,epilepsy ,liver problems ,skin allergy etc.
Botanical name of this plant is coleus ambeinicus ,karpooravalli in Tamil  ,ajwain in Hindi ,vaamaaku in telugu ,panikoora in malayalam ,doddapatta in kannada .

Dosage 
you can take 10 to 15 ml juice  twice a day .


2 .Kuppaimeni juice or decoction 










This leaf juice or decoction is used to treat 
Asthma ,bronchitis ,pneumonia ,cough ,cold ,skin diseases like scabies ,eczema ,skin eruption ,sinusitis ,headache ,joint pain ,insect bites ,intestinal worms ,constipation ,dandruff etc .

Botanical name of this plant is Acalypha indica ,nettle leaf in english ,kuppaimeni in Tamil ,khokali in Hindi ,chalmari in kanada 
harita manjari or kupintaku ,kuppi chettu in telugu .arista manjari in Sanskrit ,kuppa mani in Malayalam .
 Dosage 
you can take 1 to 2 table spoon of juice or 3 to 4 table spoon of decoction twice a …

MAGNESIUM RICH FOOD STUFFS

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Magnesium is a key mineral in human metabolism . An adult body contains approximately 25 grams of  magnesium ,with this amount nearly 50 to  60 % of the magnesium is stored in the bones and most of the rest in soft tissues  . It is play an important role in the active transport of calcium and potassium irons across the cell membranes a process that is important to nerve impulse conduction ,muscle contraction and  normal functioning of heart .
Magnesium is a co-factor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate the bio chemical reaction in the body ,including protein synthesis ,muscle and nerve function ,blood glucose control and blood pressure regulation etc .
Magnesium is naturally present in many natural foods stuffs ,added to other food products ,available in a dietary supplement and present in some medicines such as antacids and laxatives .
 - It is required for energy production within our cells , oxidative phosphorylation and glycolysis .
- It contributes to structural developmen…

HEALTH BENEFITS OF TAMARIND ( TAMARINDUS INDICA )

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The sweet and sour tamarind is one of the widely used  ingredients found in every  Indian and south east Asian kitchen .Tamarind tree is very large with long and heavy drooping branches and dense foliage .During each season the tree bears curved fruits pods in abundance covering all over its branches .Each pod has hard outer shell encasing deep brown soft pulp enveloping around 2 to 10 hard seeds ,Its pulp and seed held together by extensive network .
Tamarind trees are evergreen tropical trees native to Africa grown throughout the tropical and sub tropical regions of Africa ,south east Asia ,south America Caribbeans is lands for their fruits .India is the largest commercial cultivator of tamarind .
Biological name of the tamarind is tamarindaus indica , the other langugages tamarind is called as Lmli in Hindi , urudhu and punjabi ,puli in tamil and malayalam ,amli gujarathi ,tentuli in bengali .
Tamarind is available  in the market throughout the year in the form of  dried pods ,press…

MUDRA FOR WEALTH ( KUBERA MUDRA )

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Mudra means seal in Sanskrit .Mudras are  symbolic or ritual  hand gestures .Kubera mudra  is very powerful mudra for increasing  ones intent of desires , confidence and achieving goals .This mudra is dedicated to the God of wealth ( Lord kubera ). Kubera mudra is also known as " three finger technique or wealth mudra .This mudra is very simple and every body  can do it easily .

- Sit properly with sugasana on a proper mat .
- Join your tips of the  thumb ,index finger and middle finger together and press slightly .
-  Fold and place  the other fingers in the middle of your palm .
- Do this with both hands at a time without any strain of palms .
- Take slow and deep breathing while focussing on your heart desires .
- Do it for  15 to 30 minutes .
- Intensity of focus is more important than time for this mudra .
- It is also helps for  decongestion of  the frontal sinuses .
- It is also one of the best way to program your mind and body to bring out the specific important goal or wish .








LIVER PROTECTIVE NATURAL HERBS AND FOODS STUFFS

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The liver is a  vital ,large meaty organ that sits on the upper right side the abdomen below the diaphragm .The liver is the reddish brown in color and feels rubbery to the touch .Normally we can,t touch the liver because it is protected by the rib cage .The liver has two sections called right and left lobes . It is the largest solid organ in our body weighs approximately 1.44 - 1.66 KG  .Gallbladder is located under the liver along with the parts of the pancreas and intestines .The liver and gallbladder work together to digestion and absorption process .
The liver is the large and regenerative gland has wide range of functions including 
- Detoxification of various metabolism, 
  - Regulation of glycogen storage ,
 - Decomposition of red blood cells ,
 - Plasma protein synthesis ,
  - Hormone production , 
  - Detoxification of chemicals  
  - Metabolizes drugs .
  - Liver secret bile juice  that ends up back in the intestines .
   - Gives immunity to the body ,
  -  Regulates blood clotting ,
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HEALTH BENEFITS OF ECLIPTA ALBA ( KARISALANKANNI )

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Eclipta alba is a medicinal  ,creeping and moisture loving herb belongs to the family of Asteraceae  ,widely distributed throughout India ,China ,Thailand ,and Brazil .It grows commonly in moist places as a weed all over the world .This plant has cylindrical grayish root with flowers .There are four varities of the herb bhringraj based on its color yellow ,white ,blue and red .White and yellow play an important role in ancient medicine . Eclipta prostrata commonly known as false daisy ,yerba  de tago and bhringraj .The other names of this plant in other languages karisalankanni in Tamil ,bhungra in Hindi ,bhringraj in Sanskrit  guntagalijaern in telugu ,kayooni in malayalam . It contains ,alkalaids ,flavonoids ,glycosides .poly acetylenes ,triterpenoids ,stigmasterol a - terthienylmethanol etc .Traditionally it has been used for blackening  hair ,promoting hair growth and strengthening hair  ,tattooing and external uses like athlete foot ,eczema dermatitis and leaves has been used in …

ACUPRESSURE POINT FOR JOYFULNESS H 7 ( SPIRIT GATE )

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H 7 ( heart meridian 7  )Point is located on our hands ,inner wrist crease before the  lower palpable tendon wrist ( see the figure ).
Press this point with your thumb 1 to 2 minutes ,morning and evening will  helps to
  - Gives joyfulness to your mind and body .
  - Relieves anxiety ,depression ,stress , worries ,irritability ,nervousness ,insomnia , amnesia ,mood swing  , epilepsy ,chest pain ,palpitation  and exam fear .
-  Improves  memory .
- Enhances the blood circulation and heart function .
This  is very simple method every one  can do their own  easily without cost .
Press this point daily for healthy and joyful life .

THE SUMMER FRUIT LITCHI ( LITCHI CHINENSIS )

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The delicious ,juicy ,sweet ,very fragrant and highly nutritious litchi fruits are the  summer fruits belongs to the family of sapindaceae . This fruit gives coolness to the human body to beat the scorching summer heat . Fresh litchi fruits are available in the market from may to October  .This fruits are originated in China and  cultivated for more than 4000 years ,now it is cultivated all over the world . It is slow growing ,medium seized  ( it may reach 40 to 50 feet height )ever green tree with branches .Litchi  fruit is soft and pulpy white or pink in color having lots of nutrients .
It is a  citrus fruit ,excellent source of vitamin C .very good source of  thiamin ,niacin ,folates ,potassium , copper  ,phosphorus ,magnesium ,manganese ,protein ,dietary fiber ,proanthocyanidins and poly phenolic compounds .
This fruits are using to prepare salads ,juices ,jams ,jellies .sauces and syrups .
Regular in take of this fruit will helps to 
- Regulate the blood pressure and prevent heart d…

ASANA FOR INCREASING BODY HEIGHT AND IMPROVE POSTURE ( TADA ASANA )

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Tada  Asana is called Samasthiti Asana ,which means standing firmly without moving .It is look like a palm tree .Tada Asana is a pose where one stands firm and erect as a  mountain .This asana is a basic position  for all Asanas .

Steps For Doing Tada Asana 
- Stand straight  with legs at a proper distance in a yoga mat .
- Keep your hands by the sides of the thighs .
- Lift your both hands in front of your shoulder levels and interlock your fingers .
- Raise your inter locked hands up and face the palms up .
- Raise your heels as much as you can and stand with your toes .
- Stretch your  body as much as you can .
- Stay this position for 30 seconds to 1 minute with normal breathing .
- And then come back to normal position 
- Do it for 4 to 5 times .

Benefits of this Asana 

  Regular practice of this asana will helps to 
-  Increases height and improves posture 
- Relieves sciatica 
- Reduces flat feet 
- Gives flexibility and strength to the spinal cord .
- Prevents  and removes back pains 
- Streng…

A SPECIAL TEA FOR DIABETES

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INGREDIENTS

Brahmi or vallarai leaves powder      - 1 tsp 
Avarampoo or Cassia auriculata  powder     - 1 tsp 
Skimmed milk                  - 100 ml 
Palm candy                         - 1/2 tsp 
Cardamom powder               - a pinch     

Method 
 - Take 200 ml of water  in  a container 
 - Add  above said quantity of brahmi leaves powder , avarampoo powder  and palm candy  .
 - Boil this mixture and make it half then  filter it .
-  Add boiled skimmed milk and cardamom powder to the filtrate and mix it thoroughly .
- Serve it as a hot .
Health benefits of this tea 
Regular intake of this tea will helps to 
- controls diabetes ,removes  urinary problems ,good for kidney disorders , prevents kidney failure in diabetic patients ,removes body odour ,nerve problem ,digestive problem ,good laxative ,reduce body heat , burning foot ,dryness of skin ,increases the  insulin secretion  ,increases memory ,prevents alzheimer's disease ,good for diabetic neuropathy  and rejuvenate the body cells .
( Abov…

POWER HOUSE OF ALL NUTRIENTS ( GREEN PEAS )

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The delicious and highly nutritious green peas are one the important and widely consumed leguminous vegetables in both fresh and dried form  in the world .It is originated from central Asia and middle east Asia  ,now it is grown   in throughout the world .The scientific name of the green peas is Pisum Sativum belongs to the family of Fabaceae .

It is an annual plant with life cycle of one year .It is a winter crop dry seeds can be available in the market around the years .Green peas are  known as mutter are one of the common ingredients in winter season dishes in the Indian sub continent .Fresh peas are added to a variety of mouth watering recipes like aloo mutter ,mutter paneer etc . Canada is the largest producer of green peas in the world .India ,China , Russia and France also large scale producer of green peas .

It contains lot of nutrients like very good source of protein ,soluble  and insoluble dietary fiber ,excellent source of folic acid ,vitamin  A ,K ,B1 B2 ,B3 ,B6 ,C ,zinc ,m…

WORLD HEALTH DAY- 2015

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The world health day is a global  health awareness day celebrated every year on 7th April to mark the anniversary of the world health health organization since 1950 .Unsafe food containing harmful microorganisms like bacteria ,viruses ,parasites and other chemical substances are responsible for more than 200 diseases and linked with the death of some 2 million people annually including children .The World Health Organization  working with countries and parties to strengthen efforts to prevent ,detect and respond to food borne diseases .
"Theme of 2015 world health day is promoting food safety from farm to plate"
 .world health day 2015 is an opportunity to alert people working in different government sectors ,farmers ,manufactures ,retailers ,health practitioners as well as consumers about importance of food safety with   five keys to safer food .
1 . keep cleanliness 
  -  Protects kitchen areas and food from insects ,pests and other animals .
- Wash your hands before handling f…

A SPECIAL JUICE FOR SUMMER

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Ingredients: 

Palm fruit ( nungu )       - 2 pieces .
Tender coconut water    - 1 cup .
Sugar                              - 2 tsp .
Ice cubes                        - 2 pieces.

Method : - Remove the outer skin of the palm fruit 
 - Blend the palm fruit with  sugar in the mixer
 - Mix this mixture with  tender coconut water  and ice cubes 
 - And then serve it .

Benefits of this juice :The simple , natural , delicious   , highly nutritious , and healthy juice gives a lot of health benefits .It is very suitable and excellent juice for summer season .
- Its acts as a  natural coolant for the body .
-It provides low calories ,fat and cholesterol free .
- Because of its anti dehydrating effects and electrolytes content helps to maintain the  normal body fluids levels .
- It is a laxative tonic , good for ulcers ,liver problems , kidney problems ,nausea and vomiting because of its  anti inflammatory and antioxidant property .
- It contains more potassium ,  easily digested carbohydrates in the form of s…

HEALTH BENEFITS OF CLOVES ( SYZYGIUM AROMATICUM )

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Cloves are one of the highly prized spices widely recognized all over the world for its medcinal and culunary qualities .Syzygium aromaticum belongs to the family of myrtaceae of the genus syzygium native to Maluku  islands  of  Indonesia .Cloves are the unopened pink flower buds of the ever green clove tree .The buds are picked when they are pink and dried until they turn brown in color .The largest  producer of cloves   is Zanziber in east Africa .It is also grown commercially in the west Indies ,Srilanka ,Madagaskar ,India and Brazil.

Cloves are used in many traditional system of medicines like Ayurvedic system ,Chinese medicines ,herbal medicines and folk medicines .Cloves are  commonly known as cloves  , laung ,lavang in Hindi ,lavangam ,krambu in Tamil ,lavangalu in Telugu ,kariampo in Malayalam ,laving in Gujarati ,lobongo in Bengali ,long in Urudhu ,lavang in Marathi and Punjabi .

Cloves are having  many nutrients and other compounds like  vitamin A,B1 ,B2 ,B6 ,C,E and K ,potass…

HEALTH BENEFITS OF CARROTS ( DAUCUS CAROTA )

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The crunchy ,sweet  ,attractive and highly nutritious carrots are originally cultivated in central Asia ,middle Eastern countries and Europe .Now it is cultivated in world wide countries .China is the largest producer of carrots in the world .The name carrot come from the Greek word Karoton. Although varieties of carrots are available  throughout the year in the markets .It belongs to the umbelliferae family .Carrots are widely used in preparations of salads ,sweets ,soups ,curries ,jams ,jellies ,juices ,beauty products etc .
Carrots contains number of valuable  nutrients like vitamin A ,vitamin  ,B1 ,B 3 , B 6 ,B 12 ,vitamin C,E and k ,folates ,copper ,potassium ,sodium ,iron ,calcium ,zinc ,selenium ,dietary fiber ,molybdenum ,biotin ,pantothenic acid ,phosphorus ,carotenoids ,sugar ,antioxidants ,aminoacids and phytochemicals . 
Many research studies shows that daily intake of carrot juice will helps to
- Prevents  and destroy the precancerous cells in the tumors  because of its pol…

DIABETES

Diabetes is a group of metabolic disease in which a person has high blood sugar. Diabetes is a degenerative metabolic disorder affecting the way our bodies used digested food for growth and energy. History of diabetes:The term diabetes is the shortened version of the full name diabetes mellitus. Diabetes -  is derived for Greek word ‘siphon’ which means pass through , mellitus - is derived for Latin word which means honey or sweet . This is because in diabetes excess sugar is found in blood as well as urine.Diabetes is first recorded in English in the year of 1425.Mr.Thomas added mellitus to the word diabetes in the year of 1675.The sweet taste has been noticed in urine by ancient Greeks, Chinese, Indians, Egyptians and Persians literature shows the evidence of this problem.Sushruta, Arataeus and Thomas wills were the early pioneers of the treatment of diabetes.At the time of 18th and 19th century Johan Peter Frank differentiated between the diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus.
In …