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  • Top 6 Health Benefits of Licorice

    Licorice root, also well known as regaliz in Spanish is not only popular for its use as a sweetener in candies and beverages but has also been used for centuries for its medicinal benefits. It is...
    01/02/2016 by Dr.
  • Top 6 Magical Health Benefits of Acorus Calamus Or Sweet Flag

    Acorus calamus, also known as Sweet Flag is a medicinal plant that has a spicy, tangy fragrance. Traditionally, Bach (its Hindi name) has strongly scented rhizomes and scented leaves. It is also...
    30/01/2016 by Dr.
  • Top 8 Health Benefits of Mango

    The king of fruits - the luscious mango is packed with essential minerals, vitamins and antioxidants that ensure optimum health.  For centuries, mangoes have been used to treat various ailments...
    29/01/2016 by Dr.
  • Top 5 Health Benefits of Rock Salt

    Rock salt, also known as SendhaNamak in Hindi, is used traditionally to enhance the flavour of food while cooking. In chemical terms, it is called sodium chloride (with 40% sodium content and 60%...
    27/01/2016 by Dr.
  • Top 6 Health Benefits of Buchu Leaves

    Buchu more commonly known as buku, diosma and buccois an evergreen, flowering shrub is a native to South Africa. It is an excellent herb that has a spicy taste like black currant fruit and was first...
    26/01/2016 by Dr.
  • Top 6 Health Benefits of Ajwain

    Ajwain more commonly known as carom seeds in English; vamu in Telugu and yavan in Gujarati, belongs to the Apiaceae family. Ajwain seeds from the Ajowan plant, grow in different parts of India....
    22/01/2016 by Dr.
  • Top 5 Health Benefits of Bamboo Shoots

    Bamboo shoots rank  as one of the five most popular healthcare foods in the world. It is considered to have more than 1500 uses and therefore called as Green Gold by Indians. For more than 2500...
    20/01/2016 by Dr.
  • Top 5 Cilantro Health Benefits

    Cilantro, commonly known as coriander is one of the most commonly used herbs in Asian and Mexican cuisines for its distinct flavour. Cilantro is in use dating back to the ancient times (as old as...
    19/01/2016 by Dr.
  • Health Benefits of Tamarind

    Tamarind is a humble and common sweet-sour fruit grown on evergreen tropical trees native to Africa. They grow across tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, South Asia, South America and...
    18/01/2016 by Dr.
  • poppy seeds

    Top 8 Health Benefits of Poppy Seeds

    Also called as khuskhus in Hindi, poppy seeds are tiny, hard grains that contain high content minerals such as potassium, calcium, iron and magnesium. These are rich in essential fatty acids and...
    16/01/2016 by Dr.