Ashoka, known as the Ashoka briksh is one of the most ancient and sacred trees found all over India. Ashoka has various medicinal properties, especially its bark and leaves. Ashoka helps to manage various gynecological and menstrual problems in women such as heavy, irregular and painful periods. It can be taken in the form of churna/powder… Read More »


Turmeric is an ancient spice which has been used mainly in cooking. It is used to manage the pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. This is due to the presence of curcumin which has anti-inflammatory property. Turmeric also helps manage diabetes by lowering blood glucose level. Its antioxidant property helps reduce diabetes-related complications like ulcers,… Read More »


Dhania or Coriander is an evergreen herb with a characteristic aroma. Dried seeds of this plant are generally used for medicinal purposes. The taste of Dhania can be bitter or sweet depending on the freshness of the seeds. Dhania is packed with nutrients and various antioxidants that protect the body against certain diseases. Drinking Dhania water… Read More »


Alsi or Flax seeds are important oil seeds which are used for various medicinal benefits. It is rich in fibre, carbohydrates, protein and minerals and can be added to various common foods in roasted form. Adding Alsi to water or sprinkling it over salads helps manage various diseases. According to Ayurveda, adding roasted Alsi seeds to… Read More »


Reetha or Soapnuts is also called as Arishtak in Ayurveda and “Soap nut tree” in India. It is well known for its traditional medicinal uses and is commonly used as a hair cleanser. Reetha is extensively used to make natural hair care products as it makes hair shiny, healthy and lustrous. It can be used on… Read More »