Below is a list of natural or wild plants. The plants are denoted by their scientific names in alphabetical order, with the common names beside the scientific name. Not all the common names for any plant may be listed as they vary from one region of the country to another. Plants that are extremely toxic are listed in bold face.
Archives for April 2013
What is Sciatica?
Persistent pain in the area of the sciatic nerve or its distribution i.e. back of the thigh, calf and foot, is called sciatica. The whole nerve is not necessarily or even usually evolved.
Giving birth can take its toll on emotional and physical health. Many women complain of pain after delivery, as the uterus contracts to its normal size. They may also complain from backache, caused by straining due to delivery, haemorrhoids, a sore abdomen in case of a Caesarean, and a soreness to the genital area as a result of stitches or for an episotomy.
Physician, heal thyself ! This is indeed a profound exhortation. The following article describes not only a different approach to medicine but to the doctor too. For, Marma Chikitsa, the ancient Indian massage system unites the patient and the healer.
This massage system is closely linked with the martial art of Kerala, Kalaripayat and its classical dance form, Kathakali.
Small changes can add up to big weight losses. All you have to do is to make some simple menu changes and see the pounds disappear…
Losing weight is always tricky and in some cases you may be tempted to cheat on your diet plan. However with the simple menu changes listed here you will not only feel full but actually see those pounds disappear. So what are you waiting for ?!
An important aspect of breast health is learning how to clear the breast of stagnant lymph, the milk-like fluid that cleanses the body’s tissues, transports waste and delivers immune response. Through inactivity, insufficient water intake and toxicity, lymph fluid becomes stagnant and roughly the consistency of mayonnaise. Yuk!
A glass, digital or ear thermometer are all fine for use with older children. For safety reasons, a child should be 5 years old before you should attempt to do an oral
temperature with a glass thermometer.
Your urinary bladder and urinary tract constantly work for removing impurities from your blood stream. Sometimes this tract get infested or obstructed, making
urination a slow and painful process. It causes burning, stinging and general discomfort while urination.
Life begins at forty, so they say. But for the fairer sex it perhaps signifies the end of the world. You are at that threshold of life where you feel that your very womanhood is being threatened. You guessed it right! We are talking about menopause, the very word that sends a chill down your spine. Suddenly the nightmare that had been haunting you for so long is finally knocking at your door. Deep within your heart you are bogged down by this constant fear that the approaching big M will mercilessly kill your blissful life.
4 almonds + 11/2 teaspoon gram flour + 1 teaspoon milk + 4 drops lime juice
This means application of dry powdered medicines on shrir (body). This prevents skin disorders, pruritis and maintains equilibrium of vat dosha.