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Category Archives: Natural Lifestyle

The Secret Behind the Secret

Ever since Rhonda Byrne published her best seller “The Secret” people across the globe have been attempting the “law of attraction” to bring abundance and happiness into their lives. I often wonder what the statistics of success for the people applying these laws has been. As a meditator that started “meditating” at the age of […]

Full Spectrum Consciousness Medicine

Natural. Holistic, Complementary, Conscious and “Alternative” medicine are terms that are generally misunderstood and this article aims to clear up some of the confusion regarding them. This article also points to how one can combine all these medicine systems to come to comprehensive model of holographic healing that fits into our present understandings of consciousness. […]

Health benefits of Gingko Biloba

Gingko biloba is one of the oldest species of trees found on earth. The Chinese were the first ones to use this natural herb ; however, it is now widely used in different parts of the world. It has multifarious properties that benefit a wide range of functioning. A few important uses are discussed below: […]

Ayurvedic Regimen for a Fatty Liver

Ayurveda is an ancient traditional system of medicine that employs herbs and other natural elements existing in nature to help people remain healthy and sound. Natural herbs are believed to restore balance by empowering the immune system of the body and correcting the imbalances arising in the 3 fundamental energies namely Vata (wind), Pitta (fire) […]

NATURAL ALTERNATIVES THAT CAN HELP IMPROVE JOINT FUNCTIONING

Arthritis is a musculo-skeletal disorder, which causes inflammation in one or more joints, characterised by severe pain and stiffness.  There are over 100 types of arthritis, with osteoarthritis being the most common type. It is typically caused by daily wear and tear, and worsens with age. Other types include rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, which […]

Are Antibiotics a Boon or Curse?

Antibiotics are one of the most commonly prescribed medications for a variety of common ailments. However, many a times they are unnecessary or even contraindicated. This incessant use of antibiotics makes your body vulnerable to more diseases. Moreover, this has also led to the emergence of antibiotic resistant strains that makes the treatment even more […]

Caffeine: To Boost Your Long Term Memory

Well this may translate as good news for those who swear by their cuppas, as evidence now suggests that caffeine apart from its cognitive enhancing properties may also help boost long term memory. Caffeine is the most commonly used drug as well as food additive worldwide. In humans, it stimulates the central nervous system, respiration […]

How healthy are vegetarian diets?

A Vegetarian is one who abstains from all forms of meat, fish and other animal products like eggs, dairy, gelatin or honey. Although not all vegetarians conform to this rule and may include one or more of the above items in their diet but generally stay off meat. According to many study results vegetarians are […]

Golden Earth line of Ayurveda

In Ayurveda, Herbs are generally combined in synergistic ways in order to increase their efficacy within the body. Some herbs within these combinations merely act as transports for the active ingredients and the combination leads to a complete and improved Ayurvedic formulation time tested over millennia and now improved upon like never before. Biogetica’s Golden […]

The Time for Fruit

How to Eat Fruit A lot has been written on when we should ideally eat our portion of fruit. There are several myths doing the rounds as everyone seems to have a different theory on it. So eating fruits is a whole new ball game now. It’s no longer as simple as buying them from […]

You Are What You Eat

Eat Your Way to Health Nutrition is essential not only for life, but also for a healthy living. This is an old saying and it still holds true. Nutritious food is the key to good health but people take their diet for granted. The connection between what you eat and how you feel We need […]

Do Dietary supplements actually help?

The Dietary Supplement industry is thriving rather booming with the adage that these supplements complement to a healthy living. They are available in all forms and shapes, ranging from powders, pills, capsules, soft-gels, nutrition bars to fluids. These supplements encompass Minerals Vitamins Herbs/Botanicals Amino Acids (the primary building blocks of protein) Enzymes Natural Sources (fish […]

Guggulu: The Magical Herb of the Millennium

Guggulu or Commiphora mukul has grabbed the attention of Medical Scientists and researchers all over the world. Guggulu is a traditional ayurvedic remedy and has been used for thousands of years.   Guggulu, in Sanskrit means “One that protects us from Disease”. The Guggulu tree is about 1.5 to 2 meters tall and grows in […]

10+ NATURAL REMEDIES FOR INSOMNIA

Many herbs have been used traditionally to induce sleep and also support brain functions. Herbal preparations are known to potentially support the nervous system by: calming the nerves and stabilizing your mood relieving restlessness and angst relaxing the mind and inducing sleep naturally Growing research has also highlighted many herbs that may exhibit nootropic properties […]