Garlic is one of the oldest and famous medicinal plants used as a spice and other varieties of healing medicine. Over times, garlic has been employed in Indian and China medicine to help in breathing problems, digestion, cancer, to treat parasitic diseases, and much more. It is a Central Asia healthy herb belonging to genus Allium.
It is equipped with an essential chemical compound known as allicin, an excellent therapeutic ingredient that contains medicinal quality to offer numerous health benefits. Allicin compound in garlic has sulfur to give out its unique smell and pungent savor, as well as other innumerable health benefits.
This article aims at discussing the ayurvedic health benefits of garlic, but before that, we will look at the nutritional values of the herb.
There are millions of reasons for men to eat carrot daily. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but carrots are more beneficial for men than apple. Yeah, carrot offers numerous health benefits to men than many other vegetables in the same class. One will be wondering what is so unique in carrots to offer so much essential benefits to men.
Carrot has been studied to contain beta-carotene which is advantageous to men. Based on the experts’ research, it was believed that carrots should be eaten at least two times in a week due to their essential health benefits to men.
Carrot has been researched and singled-out to have high sperm-boosting properties to enhance sperm motility by 6 to 8 percent. Apart from this, carrots are healthy vegetables to prevent you from any forms of diseases and illness. This paper will discuss health benefits of carrots to men. Let’s proceed to discover these benefits.
Castor Oil is extracted from seeds of plant Ricinus Communis. It is known as Arandi in Hindi and Haralenne in Kannada. Texts of Ayurveda recommend use of this oil both internally and externally. But this oil has to be used internally under the supervision of a qualified ayurvedic doctor.
Beeswax is also known as “Madhuchista” (the spit of bees) in Sanskrit. This wax is an amazing natural substance that can be used in many ways to improve our health. Beeswax is used in preparations of ayurvedic ointments and creams. Beeswax is the natural wax made by honey bees in the hive. When secreted the wax is a transparent colorless liquid. When it comes into contact with air, it turns into a semi-solid substance.Beeswax is also known as Cera alba and Cera flava.
Karanja which has a botanical name as Pongamia Pinnata is an important plant which is recommended in texts of Ayurveda for psoriasis. It belongs to Fabaceae family. These trees are distributed throughout India up to 1200 feet height from sea level.
The problem with dry skin are many. It is very dry to touch and looks dull. The skin glow is absent and it may flake off while removing cloths or when rubbed with towel. One of the main things about dry skin is that it can drive people crazy when becomes itchy. The dryness and itching worsens during winter.
Scratching the itchy dry skin may lead to bleeding and secondary infections from microbes like bacteria and fungus. Itching of dry skin may get exaggerated when you use synthetic clothes since the prevent air circulation to skin.
Women suffer hair loss in a particular pattern. Frequent hormonal level variations due to puberty, pregnancy, lactating period, menstrual cycle, menopause etc cause moderate to severe hair loss in Females.Texts of ayurveda recommend various natural ayurvedic treatment for female pattern baldness
Signs of hair loss in women:
General thinning of hair all over the head
Moderate hair loss on the crown of the head or at the hairline
Usually Female pattern hair loss can start around 30 years of age and usually involves overall thinning rather than a bald patch. It often becomes more noticeable around 40 years of age.
Coconut milk is a treasure house of nutrients. It contains protein, vitamins, minerals and fats. It benefits hair in many ways. This milk is usually used in hair packs to harvest its benefits.
How to extract coconut milk to use in hair packs?
Take one cup of freshly grated coconut. Add 1/4 cup of water and blend it in a mixer. Squeeze the blend mixture to extract coconut milk. Once again add little water to squeezed coconut gratings and blend again. Extract the coconut milk. Now coconut milk is ready to be used as hair pack. Here are few home remedies for hair growth, damaged hair and receding hair line.
Texts of Ayurveda recommend massaging head with ayurvedic oils to take care of organs above shoulder. This ancient method of head massage is still practiced in every home of India. This massage is done for young and old. In India even new born babies are given mild head massage with herbal oils.
Head massage is done by putting little pressure on pressure points of scalp and neck. Head massage relieves stress and calms mind. It relaxes body and mind. By massaging head with ayurvedic herbal oil one can improve their concentration and feel rejuvenated. This type of massage improves blood circulation not only in head but throughout body. Head massage improves sleep pattern and is a quick home remedy for insomnia.
Come winter the dryness of scalp and itching surface. Hair loss follows this. Dryness of scalp leads to dandruff. Can herbs help in controlling this problem? Yes, herbs definitely help to control dandruff and Hair Loss. An ayurvedic hair pack made of natural things like amla and other herbs help to get rid of dandruff and also boost hair growth. Here is a simple method to prepare a Hair Pack for dandruff and Hair Loss. (Read Coconut milk for hair growth and to prevent hair loss)