Homemade Walnut Face Scrub Recipe

It is always fun and relaxing to do facial treatments. It is even greater fun, when it is done during the marriage ceremonies with all our cousins and friends. We all want to look our…

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Cumin & Palm Candy (Panakarkandu): Cure For Throat Pain

This home remedy for throat pain made with freshly ground cumin/ jeera and palm candy, commonly called” Panakarkandu”in Tamil is a very effective Indian home remedy for throat ulcer. When we get throat ulcers, it…

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8 Amazing Health Benefits of Gulkand + Recipe

I love any thing that is made with fresh rose petals and this gulkand/rose petal jam recipe is no exception. We call it rose gulkand and it has amazing health benefits. Though it has so…

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DIY: Natural Homemade Face Paint Recipe for Kids

It is always a big struggle for parents, when it comes to dressing up children for fancy dress competitions. It is even greater struggle when the fancy dress competition involves face paint. It is mainly…

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Rose Water For Eyes: Benefits & 3 Top Ways To Use It

Rose water has been used from ancient times for external application due to its wonderful healing properties. Pure rose water is especially useful for eyes and has wonderful benefits if used for eye care. For…

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How to Mix Henna for Hair (Step by Step Pictures)

Dyeing our hair with henna can be can be done as often we want, without bothering about the side effects. It is a great conditioner, but applying henna is a time consuming process. Make sure…

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DIY :Natural Homemade Mosquito Repellent Recipe

Mosquitoes are a huge problem all over the world and it is the major cause of  of deaths every year. I still remember watching a TV channel listing of the top 5 organisms that are…

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DIY: Henna Hair Rinse Recipe for Damaged Hair

Almost all beauty parlors have henna treatment now. Henna is wonderful in bringing back the lost sheen to an otherwise a dull hair. Henna used as a hair rinse, locks in the natural oils and…

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DIY Best Homemade Night Cream for Fairness & Glowing Skin

I had a lot of fun making this homemade almond oil night cream. This cream is silky smooth and has a beautiful smell of fresh roses. It leaves the skin fair and glowing, if used…

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5 Top Medicinal Uses Of Sitharathai | Kulanjan | Chitharathai | Alpinia Officinarum | Lesser Galangal

  This plant is called Sitharathai | Chitharathai in Tamil, Lesser Galangal in English and Kulanjan in Hindi. Sitharathai’s botanical name is Alpinia Officinarum. It is an important herb and we use the rhizome of…

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DIY: Homemade Salt Scrub Recipe for Face, Hands, Feet & Body

I tried this homemade sea salt scrub recipe last week and fell in love with it. This home made sea salt and mixed herbs exfoliating scrub is one good example, of how home made things…

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Ratanjot Hair Oil Recipe / Alkanet Root Hair Oil

Ratanjot (Hindi name) was used to add natural deep red color in North Indian dishes for years. Sadly, it is replaced by synthetic red colors now. We call it “Vembalampattai” in Tamil. It is called…

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