Category Archives: Natural Remedy

Preserve the Turmeric Rhizome this Season!

Turmeric is a hardy plant that doesn’t need much care and can survive in a variety of climates. It can be grown in pots or grow bags kept out in the sun or on window ledges. Preserve the rhizhome and … Continue reading

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Turmeric Leaves for Cooking

Did you know that turmeric leaves can be used in cooking? The leaves are aromatic and very useful as a herb in cooking, since it gives a distinct flavour to the food and has a lot of nutritive value.

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It’s the Season of Juicy Oranges!

Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C which is an antioxidant and prevents hair loss. Anti-oxidants in oranges help protect skin from free radical damage known to cause signs of aging. Good intake of vitamin C is associated with … Continue reading

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Agathi Keerai or Humming Bird Tree leaves – Sesbania Grandiflora

Agathi Keerai or Humming Bird Tree leaves as it is called in English is made for Dwadasi Paranai (or the meal had on Dwadashi – the 12th day of the fortnight) after the fasting on Ekadashi. The velvety flower of … Continue reading

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Sesame Oil – For A Soothing Oil Massage

It’s one of grandma’s most popular and effective remedies for almost anything. A nice good oil bath! For many, oil bath may be a mere tradition. But this tradition has its roots in Ayurveda, one of the oldest and time-tested … Continue reading

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Dhanyam Organic Super Store – Velachery

Offering Velacherians more choices and more convenience for organic shopping. Now you can shop at your favourite organic store in Velachery! Address:Dhanyam Organic Superstore, No.46, taramani link road, velachery (opp. TCS, next to NaiduHall) Store timings: 7:30 am to 9 … Continue reading

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Pomogranate – Nature’s Gift to Mankind.

Often called Nature’s Power Fruit because of its multiple benefits, pomegranates are a rich source of antioxidants. It helps protect your body’s cells from free radicals, which cause premature aging. This fruit can enhance quality of life and delay ageing. … Continue reading

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Usage of Copper Utensils and its Benefits

The benefits of storing water in copper containers. For thousands of years, the people of India and many other Asian countries have known the benefits of drinking from copper vessels. Ancient Ayurvedic medical texts have recommended storing water in copper … Continue reading

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Amla or Nellikai Pachadi – Recipe

Nellikai Pachadi is a wholesome and nutritious raita which is served on dwadashi to break the Ekadashi vrat/fast since it inhibits the production of gastric acids. Nellikai / Gooseberry/ Amla is rich in vitamin-C & antioxidants. Recipe: Place 2 tbsp … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Amla – Indian Gooseberry.

Amla, Nellikkai in Tamil is a storehouse of Vitamin C. This fruit, in fact, harbours five out of the six tastes: sour, sweet, pungent, bitter and astringent. It helps in the absorption and assimilation of nutrients. It is excellent for … Continue reading

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