8 Top Uses & Skin Benefits Of Red Sandalwood (Rakta Chandan) Powder

Red Sandalwood popularly called Rakta Chandan and Red Chandan in India has amazing skin and health benefits. We use red sandalwood powder to make face packs for treating pimples, pigmentation and to lighten acne scars.…

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Nilavembu Kashayam (Nilavembu Kudineer) Recipe Benefits, Dosage & Side Effects

Nilvembu kashayam made using nilavembu leaves is a famous Siddha formulation used popularly for treating dengue and diabetes. Nilavembu is the tamil name for plant, it is also called Kalmegh in Hindi. It is an…

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8 Top Benefits & Uses Of Kokum For Skin, Hair & Health

Kokum fruit whose botanical name is Garcinia indica has amazing health benefits and medicinal uses. Kokum juice, kokum butter and kokum sharbat all made from kokum fruit has amazing uses. From aiding weight loss, to…

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10 Top Saffron (Kesar) Benefits & Uses For Skin & Health

Saffron called as Kesar in Hindi is one of the most expensive spices in the whole world has wonderful health benefits and it has been in use from ancient times. Saffron imparts a golden yellow…

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8 Top Medicinal Uses of Aerva Lanata (Cherula | Sirupeelai)

Aerva Lanata is a popular plant that goes by the name Sirupeelai in Tamil. Aerva Lanata has wonderful medicinal uses and health benefits and it has been used both in ayurvedic and siddha medicine from ancient times. The…

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10 Top Medicinal Uses Of Fenugreek Seeds | Methi Seeds (Trigonella Foenum-Graecum)

We use fenugreek seeds extensively both as a remedy and in cooking. The botanical name of fenugreek seeds is Trigonella Foenum-Graecum. Fenugreek seeds have wonderful medicinal uses and since most homes stock it always, if…

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8 Top Medicinal Uses Of Kaffir Lime (Makrut) For Hair, Skin & Health

Kaffir lime is actually a lime that is native to Thailand and it is popularly called Makrut in Thailand. We call it kolumichai in Tamil and it’s botanical name is Citrus Hystrix. I am not…

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8 Top Medicinal Uses Of Chives For Skin, Hair & Health

Chives which is a close cousin of onion and garlic has wonderful medicinal uses and health benefits apart from imparting a wonderful flavour to food. I have always been interested in herbs and when I…

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10 Top Skin, Hair & Health Benefits & Uses Of Neem Powder

I can only call neem tree whose botanical name is Azardirachta Indica, a natures miracle because it magically cures almost all the skin and hair problems. For people who don’t have access to fresh neem…

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7 Top Medicinal Uses Of Phyla Nodiflora | Poduthalai | Lippia Nodiflora

Phyla Nodiflora | Lippia Nodiflora is quite a popular plant in Tamil Nadu that goes by the name of poduthalai. It is a small creeping herb that produces white or purple flowers which get tubular…

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10 Top Chia Seeds Health Benefits, Nutrition & Side Effects

Chia seeds have amazing health benefits. I have a great fondness for sabja seeds and when our local departmental store started selling chia seeds, I immediately bought and started using them regularly like sabja seeds. Though…

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7 Top Health Benefits, Uses & Nutrition Of Makhana | Lotus Seeds (Phool Makhana) | Fox Nuts

Phool Makhana got from lotus seeds has amazing health benefits. From aiding weight loss to serving as a nourishing snack for pregnant women, it does have amazing uses. Makhana is very popular here in India,…

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