The refreshingly succulent and tart Mulberries, often referred to as ‘Shahtoot’ in Hindi, ‘Kambali Pandu’ in Telugu, ‘Shetur’ in Gujarati, and ‘Shatut’ in Punjabi are delicious and nutritious berries that are enjoyed by people all over the world. Mulberries are produced by the Morus Alba Tree. It is a naturally sweet fruit that looks quite similar to a blackberry and tastes like a grapefruit. Mulberries are cultivated in the warmer regions of Asia, Africa and America. There are several varieties of Mulberries, which include red, black and blue varieties of the fruit. The Mulberry fruit is usually eaten in a dried form. It is a versatile fruit and can be easily integrated in various recipes.
Major functions of the human body including, memory, alertness, emotions, inflammation and defenses are regulated by brain. The brain represents only two percent of the total body mass but controls all body. Human brain contains 60 percent fat constituents including cholesterol. Therefore to control the whole body more energy is required by our brain for various metabolic activities. Fatty acids in our dietary fats are the crucial components that determine your brain’s integrity and ability to perform. Technically, some dietary fats fundamental constituents are important for various brain functions like thinking, learning and memory abilities, as well as resisting or repairing brain damage. Dietary fats have many fat soluble vitamins which otherwise are not available in our diet.
If you have a poor appetite, burning in stomach, bloated stomach, fast heartbeats or excessive salivation then you may have a poorly functioning digestive system. Yogic Cure to Improve Digestion Yoga is ideal for improving the functioning of the digestive system. Regular practice overcomes problems related to the digestion and cures it permanently.
To know about hypothyroidism, it is important to understand the word “thyroid” first. The thyroid is basically a butterfly shaped gland located around windpipe right under the Larynx. This gland produces a T4 hormone which is made from Iodine and Tyrosine mainly referred to as T4. T4 is converted into T3 by organs such as the liver, kidney and spleen. These hormones tell cells in body to produce protein or increase oxygen usage. They also maintain metabolism as well as affect the growth and rate of function of other systems and organs. Thyroid also produces Calcitonin which stores excess calcium present in our bloodstream into bones and tells our body when we are no longer hungry.
Menstruation is the important monthly event in the life of a woman. Normally it occurs after 28days, without pain & persists for 5-7 days, with adequate bleeding and not affecting the working capacity of a female. This is the normal pattern of menstruation. Any menstrual bleeding not fulfilling this criteria comes under the menstrual irregularities. These menstrual irregularities may be present either as scanty flow or increased flow during the periods. There may be variation in the cycle length either reduced or prolonged or the duration of bleeding may be more than seven days.
Heart is most vital muscular organ of the body. It is of the size of a fist of a person and measures about 5” in length 3.5” in breadth and 2.5” in thickness. It weights between 250-350 gms. Its function in the body is to pump and supply oxygen, nutrients, enzymes and hormones through blood to whole of the body and take out carbondioxide, and other waste products from body through concerned organs. It keeps on beating i.e. contracting and relaxing right from birth to last breath of life, day and night and never takes rest. We may sleep but it keeps on working.
Bilwa is a perennial tree which grows in arid climate. It is native to India, and is presently found throughout the Southeast Asia. It is widely cultivated in Thailand, Sri Lanka and other regions of the southern Asia. In India, it is considered as sacred fruit, and is also used traditionally as a medicine, home remedy, for ritual purposes etc since 2000 BC. Every part of this plant i.e. root, leaves, seeds and the fruit are usable for medicinal purposes because of its high level of nutritional values.
The human body is made to walk. Comparatively speaking, human beings have one of the most efficient mechanisms for walking in the entire animal kingdom. The walking mechanism in humans is essentially similar to the principle of a pendulum; you place one foot forward and the other foot follows automatically. It is one of the most basic and beneficial functions of the human body, as it is the most important factor for human survival. There have been so many studies that prove that humans should be walking everyday to maintain the proper functioning of all the bodily functions.
Heart is a vital organ in the body, hence any disease affecting this organ is of a serious concern. According to ayurveda, a holistic approach to heart health is required to nourish the emotional heart as well as the physical heart. Ayurveda treats the disease but mainly it concentrates on prevention of diseases with appropriate diet & life style. For last few decades heart disease is a threatening problems not only in India but in whole world and it is increasing rapidly and allopathy doesn’t have satisfactory treatment for such life threatening conditions.
Liver is the second largest organ in the human body which performs multiple critical functions to keep the body pure of toxins and harmful substances. An average adult liver weighs about three pounds. It receives about 1.4 liters of blood every minute. Liver produces bile, a substance needed to digest fats. It break up fat so that it can be absorbed more easily in the small intestine. Bile produced by the liver is stored in a pocket like hollow organ called gall bladder.
Jamun is an evergreen tall tree which is indigenous to India. Its Latin name is Syzygium cumini. It is also known as jambuphal, raj jambul, nandi and surabhi patra. It requires dry weather at the time of flowering and fruit setting whereas the early rains are beneficial for better growth, development and ripening of fruit. Its fruit is also called Indian blackberry and is a popular seasonal fruit in India. Its deep purple colour and striking sweet, sour taste is one of the reasons the fruit is relished by everyone. The fruit is often oblong and has a deep purple to bluish colour. The pulp of the fruit is grey or pink and has a seed in the centre. In addition to its taste, it is also is loaded with nutrients that collectively work toward improving health.
Blemishes are characterized by brown patches of face, usually found on either side of the nose that occurs most often in women. It is more commonly seen in the people of fair complexion but can also occur in dark complexion people. It is influenced by hormonal changes, hence found during puberty, during pregnancy, in people with hormone replacement therapy and by using oral contraceptive pills. It is triggered or worsened by sun exposure. So blemishes are patches that is influenced by hormones usually found in people with fair complexion.
Shankhaprakshalana is the yogic way of purification. The word Shankhaprakshalana comes with two words shankha means conch and prakshalana means to wash. Here the word conch means our digestive track. Our digestive system looks like the folds of conch. Shankhaprakshalana process brings true transformation of the body and mind. Nothing is better than water to purify the body. Our yogacharyas used water in different ways like Jal neti, vamana dhoti, Basti etc to purify the body and the mind.
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat accumulates to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and or increased health problems. People are considered obese when their body mass index (BMI), a measurement obtained by dividing a person's weight in kilograms by the square of the person's height in metres, exceeds 30 kg/m2.
Scientific studies have shown that the consumption of berries have potential health effects against cancer, ageing, neurological diseases, inflammation, diabetes, and bacterial infections. Mulberries are rich in anthocyanins which are very good antioxidants. They significantly contribute to scavenging of free radicals produced through metabolic processes. Mulberry leaves can be used to treat extremely dry skin by steeping them in coconut or olive oil for a few days and applying the oil onto your skin. It can be used with lotion to treat skin that is dry and prone to irritation.
1. BY the study of different religions we find that in essence they are one. 2. Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being. 3. When God solves your problems, you have faith in his abilities; when God doesn’t solve your problems he has faith in your abilities. 4. Relationships are more important than life , but it is important for those relationships to have life in them…. 5. Who is Helping You, Don’t Forget them, Who is Loving you, Don’t Hate them, Who is Believing you, Don’t Cheat them. 6. Fill the brain with high thoughts, highest ideals place them day and night before you and out of that will come great work. 7. Anything that makes you weak physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject as poison. Swami Vivekananda Motivational quote.
A diseased body is the biggest enemy of good health. A healthy body looks beautiful, attractive and remains active. Yogasanas and pranayama have a lot of significance in our life. Let us find out as to how can we cure different diseases through nature therapy and Yoga. Yogic & Ayurvedic Treatment for Asthma: Practice jala neti, sutra neti and vastra neti daily followed by surya namaskar, tadasana, katichakrasana, sarvangasana, bhujangasana, vajrasana, ushtrasana, gomukhasana, and shavasana, etc. Practice kapalbhati, bhastrika and suryabhedi pranayama. Uddiyan bandh and agnisar kriya are also beneficial in cases of asthma. Eat roasted grams and drink hot milk at bedtime. It cleans the windpipe and helps overcome asthma. Take 250 grams of Myrobalan marmalade; 50 grams of pipal churna and 125 ml of honey to cure serious cases of asthma. Yogic & Ayurvedic Treatment for Tonsil Problems: Practice ardhamatsyendrasana, bhujangasana, dhanurasana, sinhasana, makarasana, halasana, sarvangasana, and matsyasana for problems of the tonsils. Ujjayi and brahmari pranayama should also be practiced twice daily. Food containing iodine and vitamin E is beneficial in this case. Wheat and sprouts are good sources of this vitamin. Banana, grapes, raisins, dry dates, tomato and carrot are also good sources of this vitamin. Mix Jalkumbhi bhasma in rapeseed oil and apply the paste on the throat to reduce swelling caused due to chronic tonsil problems. Boil dry figs in water and crush them nicely. Apply the paste on the throat to reduce swelling. Barley, Moong, Sespedula and other dry and bitter foods are beneficial in cases of this disease.