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Health Benefits of Aconite

Aconite, also known as devil’s helmet, wolf’s bane, monkshood or blue rocket, is an herb perennial found wild in mostly mountainous areas. Characterized by its blue triangular-shaped flowers, aconite grows best in soil that retains water while still draining, such as the banks of moving creeks. Aconite is highly poisonous. Tamil Explanation: நச்சுச் செடியாக இருந்தாலும் [...]

Instant Energy of Five Foods

Does your daily routine sap out all the energy out of you and leaves you with no time to indulge in food? Read on to find out how you can load up on energy with these quick low cal boosters. Many people drink shots of wheatgrass juice as a general health booster. Wheatgrass juice which [...]

Health Benefits of Dita Bark Tree

Alstonia scholaris (Dita bark), is found throughout tropical Eastern Asia and the Malayan Archipelago (Bentham). It is a large tree, with smooth, entire, thick leaves disposed in whorls. The flowers resemble those of Alstonia constricta, but differ in having corolla tubes about three times as long as the calyx, and shorter pubescent lobes. The pods [...]

Medicinal Benefits of White Leadwort

White Leadwort biologically known as plumbago zeylanica is a plant from Plumbaginaceae family. It is commonly known as Chitrak, Agnimatha, Chitawa, etc. This herbal plant is found throughout India. roots, leaves are used in Ayurveda. Tamil Explanation: வீடுகளில் அலங்கார செடிகளாக வளர்க்கப்படும் ஒரு சில தாவரங்கள் மருத்துவ குணம் மூலிகைகளாக செயல்படுகின்றன. சித்தரகம் எனப்படும் புதர்வகைத்தாவரம் கூட இத்தகையதே. தென்னிந்தியாவைச் சேர்ந்த [...]

Medicinal Benefits of Wild Lime

Wild lime is a small tree native to south Florida and the Caribbean Basin. It grows as an understory tree in the coastal upland plant communities on the lee side of the dunes in south Florida. Compound leaves have distinct wings along the leaf rachis and smell of lime when crushed. Tamil Explanation: நோய் தோன்றினால் [...]

Medicinal Benefits of Calotropis Procera

Calotropis procera is a spreading shrub or small tree to 4 m, exuding copious milky sap flowers waxy white. Medicinally, the acrid sap latex is used to treat boils, infected wounds and other skin problems in people, and to treat parasitic skin infestations in animals. Tamil Explanation: தேவ மூலிகை அல்லது விருட்சம் என்று கூறப்படும் வெள்ளெருக்கு அரிதான [...]

Benefits of Walking Exercise

Benefits of Walking Exercise It is said that every person  has two doctors with him… his right leg & his left leg. A vigorous 5 mile walk can do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy man than any medicine or psychology. it is the easiest exercise for most individuals, one that can done [...]

Facts About Blood Donation

Facts About Blood Donation Person above 18 years of age and over 50 kgs. in weight can donate blood once in three months. A normal adult has five to six liters of blood in his/her body of which only 300 ml is used during blood donation. This blood is replaced by your body within 24 [...]

Swine Flu Symptoms – Precautions – Treatment – Part VI

Treatment : If a person becomes sick with swine flu, antiviral drugs can make the illness milder and make the patient feel better quicker. For treatment, antiviral drugs work best if started soon after getting sick (within 2 days of symptoms). The U.S. CDC recommends the use of Tamiflu (oseltamivir) or Relenza (zanamivir) for the [...]

Swine Flu Symptoms – Precautions – Treatment – Part V

For people who are sick: * Stay home and limit contacts with others as much as possible * Rest and take plenty of liquids * Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze * Seek medical advice if needed Swine Flu Symptoms Symptoms of swine flu infections can include: * fever, which is [...]