Kokum (Garcinia Indic)

The kokum is native to the western coastal regions of southern India and is rarely seen beyond this area. Even in India it is used only in the regional cuisines of Gujarat, Maharashtra and several southern states where large glasses of kokum Guice) sherbet are downed during parched summer months. In this region the sweltering … Continue reading “Kokum (Garcinia Indic)”

Recipes of JNI Kitchen

Garlic Schezwan Sauce  Calories – 30 Kcals                  Serves – 4 no Ingredients Tomato puree: l cup Garlic: l tsp Ginger: l tsp Tomato sauce: l tbsp Vinegar: 1 tbsp Red chilli paste: 1 tbsp (red chillies soaked in warm water and ground to a fine paste) Celery: few Salt: to taste Oil Method Add … Continue reading “Recipes of JNI Kitchen”

Lifestyle Modifications Laughter – The Best Medicine

“Laugh and the world laughs with you, Weep and you weep alone” — Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1855–1919). The above thoughts expressed more than a century ago tell us the importance of laughter. Man is born to be healthy. Health not only means absence of diseases, but also a natural feeling of well-being, a self-contained enjoyment of … Continue reading “Lifestyle Modifications Laughter – The Best Medicine”

Surya Namaskara

The Sanskrit word ‘surya’ refers to sun and ‘namaskara’ refers to salutation. Thus Surya Namaskara is the practice of salutation to the sun. As the sun sustains life and is the source of energy in our solar system, it has been worshipped by the mankind from time immemorial. Surya Namaskar is the conglomeration of seven … Continue reading “Surya Namaskara”

Water Therapy

Introduction  Drink six (6) glasses of water (1.5 litres) every day and avoid medicine, tablets, injections, diagnosis, doctor fees, etc. You can never believe before practicing. List of diseases that can be cured by Water Therapy Hypertension, anemi rheumatism, pain in joints/muscles, general paralysis, obesity, Arthritis, Sinusitis, Tachycardia, Giddiness, cough, leukemia, haemorrhoids, asthma, bronchits, pulmonary … Continue reading “Water Therapy”

Headache and Its Management

A headache or cephalalgia is the pain anywhere in the region of head or neck. Headache is a non – specific symptom which has many possible causes. Some headaches are harmless and some are life threatening, mainly two types of headache Primary headache Secondary headache Primary Headache About 95% of headache is of this type. … Continue reading “Headache and Its Management”

Green Tea

Latin Name: Camellia sinensis Common Name: Green tea Properties: Anti-viral, antioxidant, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant, stomachic, analgesic, astringent, cardio tonic, digestive, nervine and carminative. Green tea benefits: Green tea has been the focus of exciting new studies indicating its effectiveness in raising metabolism for weight loss and preventing & fighting cancer and other disease with its … Continue reading “Green Tea”

Anxiety Disorders and Phobias

Anxiety is the body’s response to fear. It plays a valuable role in self-preservation – the fear of the consequences often prevents us from taking unnecessary risks. Anxiety as a disorder results from the fear response becoming out of proportion to the actual risk. Anxiety disorders involve excessive levels of negative emotions, such as fear, … Continue reading “Anxiety Disorders and Phobias”

The Magic of Mint

As per Roman mythology “mentha” the damsel lover of God “Pluto” was transformed into this herb due to the anger of “Prosarpain”, the wife of “Pluto” and Goddess of wealth, therefore, mint is called ‘mentha’ in Latin. Mint known as “pudina” in most of the Indian Languages is a great carminative herb. Fresh leaf juice … Continue reading “The Magic of Mint”

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