Tag: India

The art of healing our bodies via scent. Aromatherapy uses the burning or steaming of essential oils and herbs to create fragrances that medicinally improve ...

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Around ten thousand years ago, Ayurveda was born in India. It is a metaphysical yet practical system of holistic healing and medicine. The classical Ayurvedic ...

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If you grew up in a household where salt and black pepper were the only flavours on your do it yourself spice rack, it can be incredibly hard to get your head ...

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Throughout history, spices have been used for religious ceremonies, cultural gatherings and for seasoning food to add that extra flavour. Growing up in a ...

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“Like the sun, we are in a state of transformation.” Among the hum of chatter on Palolem Beach, (one of Goa's iconically-perfect, palm-fringed beaches), my ...

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Lotus seeds or lotus nuts come from the Nelumbo nucifera, a herbaceous perennial species of plant. They are also known as 'makhana' in India. Lotus flowers, ...

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Generation Iron and Generation Iron 2 are two bodybuilding films by The Vladar Company that have proved to be very popular. The third installment in the series ...

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Arjuna or Arjuna Terminalia, is extracted from the bark of the reddish 80-90ft tall Arjuna tree and is native to India. Arjuna is named after the famed archer ...

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Brahmi, also known as waterhyssop and bacopa monnieri, is a non-aromatic perennial herb originating from the wetlands of Australia, Europe, Africa, south east ...

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Haritaki or Terminalia chebula is a tree that grows in the forests of India, south east Asia, Nepal, and south west China. Its dried, bitter super fruits have ...

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You might not have heard of shatavari, or maybe you have but it got lost in the muddle of other supplements we’re told are 'absolutely essential' on a daily ...

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Ashwagandha (Sanskrit: ashwa = horse + gandha = smell, aka Indian Ginseng) actually classed as an ‘Ayurvedic herb’ and is commonly used as a supplement for all ...

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The neem tree is originally grown in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives and it’s been part of traditional remedies for around 5000 ...

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The tropical cashew tree is an evergreen plant responsible for the production of the cashew seed, the lesser known cashew fruit and is native to the Amazon ...

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Perilla (aka, shiso, beefsteak plant, Chinese basil and purple mint) originally came from China until migrating to Japan in the 8th century, Perilla quickly ...

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