Effective Use of Nutmeg (Jaiphal) for Healthier Living

Jaiphal or Nutmeg is commonly used in our kitchens. This herb adds aroma to our delicacies and makes them flavorsome. This not just adds to the flavor and richness to our delicacies but also ensures proper digestion. Also, it is commonly used in the teas. Apart from its use as a spice, cosmetic and medicinal values are also attributed to it.

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Uses of Jaiphal in Different Health Problems

Cold jaiphal-running-nose

It is effective in fever, running nose, cough and shivering due to cold. Less than a quarter teaspoon can be given with warm water and the person should be advised to stay covered and not get exposed to cold. An immediate relief can be achieved.

Intestinal worms

A pinch of its powder is mixed with water or honey and is given to eliminate intestinal worms.

Blemishes and pigmentation jaiphal-blemishes

Application of the paste of powdered jaiphal and water can be applied to the desired sites for effective results.

Joint pain jaiphal-joint-pain

Heating jaiphal with olive oil and application of this oil to the affected joints, reduces the pain. It is mostly beneficial in a rheumatic type of pain.

Bad odor

In case of foul smell from mouth, a combination of jaiphal, javitri, elaichi, mishri and saunf can be taken.

So now, not just add the aroma of Jaiphal but also its medicinal benefits to your diet.

Effective Ayurvedic Tips for Glowing Skin

Natural skin glow is every woman’s desire. Ayurveda offers simple yet effective methods to get a glowing lustrous facial skin.    Beauty

Simple Health Tips for Skin Glow (to ensure proper blood circulation to the skin)

  • Regular splash of water: Fill your mouth completely with water and splash water over the face with eyes open. Repeat splashing 2-3 times and spit out the water from the mouth. skin-glow-water-splash
  • Hold water in mouth for 5 minutes every morning and evening
  • In summers, use sufficient modes to keep the skin hydrated. skin-glow-water
  • Ensure regular and clear bowels.
  • Regular pranayama helps skin breathe properly. skin-glow-pranayama
  • Avoid excessive use of soaps as they harshly wash away the skin naturals.
  • Avoid hot water over the face.

Homemade Face-packs or scrubs

  • Powders of belgiri, jatamansi, mulathi, masoor dal, nagarmotha, amahaldi and haldi can be mixed with water or milk.
  • Use of paste prepared from besan, a teaspoon of honey and quantity sufficient water. skin-glow-besan-honey-pack
  • Use of sarso and kalonji seeds soaked in milk for 2-3 hours which is then prepared to a paste.
  • Chironji, khas khas and badam can be prepared into a paste in milk and used for a radiating skin.

These natural packs help in exfoliating the dead cells thereby helping in penetration of the herbal nutrients. Also, they maintain the moisture of the skin.

Get radiating glowing and lustrous skin with these simple and easy-to-follow natural tips.

Ayurvedic Remedies for WRINKLE-FREE Skin

A wrinkle-free skin is what everybody wishes for. Early wrinkling is a reflection of imbalanced body and mind. With simple Ayurvedic remedies, wrinkles can be reduced naturally.

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Home-Made Face Packs

Here are some of the best and effective home-made face packs for all skin types:

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For dry skin:

  • Powders of santra chilka, mulathi, sarso, kalaunji and belgiri can be mixed with milk and applied.
  • Masoor dal powder with milk. wrinkle-free-skin-masoor-daal-pack

For normal skin:

  • A pinch of jaiphal powder with a teaspoon of honey. wrinkle-free-skin-honey-and-jaiphal
  • A teaspoon of honey and ghee mixed together works as an amazing pack.
  • Powders of majistha, lodhra and neem patra with water.

 

For oily skin:

  • Honey and lime juice wrinkle-free-skin-honey-and-lemon
  • Powders of chandan(shweta), chandan(lal), gulab pushpa, multani with gulab jal.
  • Application of aloe vera gel to the skin given cooling effect as well.

Word of caution: Do not allow the face packs to dry. In case they dry, wet them. Ideal time for application is the morning and evening hours.

Food and Lifestyle Tips for Healthier Skin

Along with topical applications, apt food and healthy regimen play a vital role in achieving wrinkle-free skin.

  • Importantly, avoid excessive spices and salty food articles. They are wrinkle-promoting if taken excessively.
  • A well hydrated skin is plumb and healthy. Therefore, ensure right intake of water at appropriate time.
  • Excessive use of face wash or soaps over face should be discouraged. This causes a lot of skin dryness.
  • Staying awake late at nights isn’t healthy for skin. Make sure you go to bed at night at right time.
  • Daily session of pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditation is also very helpful.

With these simple and easy-to-follow tips, now get yourself a beautiful healthy wrinkle-free skin naturally.

BHRINGRAJ and Its Multiple Health Benefits

Bhringraj is a ladies-favorite herb for it promises beautiful hair locks. Although, this herb has multiple benefits but its efficacy to nourish hair has got it laurels.

Bhringraj

केश्यस्त्वच्य: कृमिश्वासकासशोथपाण्डुनुत्। दन्त्यो रसायनो बल्य:कुष्ठनेत्रशिरो अर्तिनुत्।

(भा.प्र.)

It is said to be beneficial for hair and skin, cures worms, respiratory disorders like breathlessness and cough, swelling and anemia, good for teeth and eyes, is a rejuvenative, imparts strength and is effective in skin problems and headache.

Health Benefits of Bhrangraj

Hair tonic

Bhrangraj HairIt can be used both internally and externally for nourishment of hair. Internally, it can be taken individually or in combination with amvala, kale till, nagarmotha. Externally, it can be used in a hair pack combined with amvala, shikakai, jatamansi, multani, danamethi, baheda, harad etc. or as hair oil.

Liver tonic

This herb is a wonderful tonic to liver. It strengthens the liver thereby improves body metabolism. It can be taken with herbs like giloy, kutki etc. for potential benefits.

Cough

It can be given with honey.

Skin problems

Bhringraj skincare-problemsIt is also helpful in treating skin issues. An application of bhringraj along with mehndi reduces burning sensation and heals the wound faster.

Scorpion bite

Even in poisonous conditions like this, local application of this powder is beneficial. Also, decoction prepared from this herb is advised for intake or washing the site of bite.

Therefore, multiple health benefits can be gained from bhrangraj along with gorgeous beautiful hair. We provide you this herb in a ready-to-use form at our outlet. Get your pack now!!!

Stay Cool with Sandalwood This Summer

Looks like summers have taken a toll. Our body demands something soothing and cooling. Chandan or Sandalwood not just offers coolant effect to your skin but also soothes your mind with its mesmerizing fragrance. It cools down the body and also pacifies the mind.

Chandan

Skin and Health Benefits of Sandalwood

  • Headache: An application of chandan paste brings down the headache due to scorching heat.
  • Nasal Bleeding: Due to the cooling effect, chandan paste application arrests the bleeding.
  • Swelling, itching and burning sensation: Chandan Face packSome people have the tendency to develop sunburns or rashes resulting into swelling, itching or burning sensation. In such a condition, simple chandan powder prepared paste in rose water is very effective.
  • Acne and blemishes: Chandan pimplesChandan is famous for its anti-acne and anti-blemish property. It can be combined with other cooling herbs like gulab, multani mitti, rose water etc. for the desired results.

(Ref. Bhavaprakash Nighantu)

Internally, we have been using Chandan sharbat is summers to cool down our system. Apart from this, multiple medicinal uses are proposed for chandan in the classics. Chandan Sharbat

Important Note: Make sure the applications remain wet and are not allowed to dry. Cool weather is not ideal for chandan application.

Chandan has many internal uses as well. Due to the unavailability of food grade chandan, we at Gyan Herbal Home offer you chandan for tropical application only.

Clove (Laung): Herbal Spice with Many Health Benefits

Laung or Clove is a very refreshing ingredient of your kitchen. It is a vital herbal spice in the Indian kitchens for flavor, aroma and also for its medicinal properties.

Clove Laung Benefits

This aromatic herbal spice imbibes amazing properties which can help us deal with our tiny ailments at home or can serve as a first-aid.

Health Benefits of Clove or Laung

Acidity: Due to its cooling nature, it is very helpful in curtailing acidity bouts. You can prepare a combination of laung, mishri and elaichi and consume it whenever you experience an acidity bout.

Dental care: It is known for its anti-bacterial property. You can prepare herbal manjan (tooth powder) with laung, majuphal, neem, saindha namak etc. Using a laung-based manjan relieves toothache and gum swelling, prevent bad odor and impart freshness to the oral cavity and strength to the gums.

Woman teeth

Nausea: Taking a few pinches of laung powder along with honey brings down the nausea and restlessness.

Cough: It can be given in combination with sonth, peepal, baheda, elaichi etc. to treat cough.

Clove for cold

Headache: A simple application of laung powder mixed in water to the forehead pacifies the headache.

Joint pain: Applying a paste of laung to the joint will relieve the pain.

Swelling in the throat: Gargling with the decoction of laung brings down the swelling in the throat.

Fever: Keeping laung and kapur in a muslin cloth when suffering from fever prevents infection.

Stay healthy with benefits of this herb for a healthier life. You can shop for it from our exclusive retail store Gyan Herbal Concept, Jaipur in different packaging sizes.

Tips for Healthier Winter Season

We all wait for winters because it is the time to engage in delightful feasts and bask in the sun. Winter is Hemant Ritu as per Hindu calendar which commences in mid November and ends in mid January. It is the season to enjoy the most sumptuous diets. As per Ayurveda, this season is perfect to improve one’s immunity. Therefore, we must take measures to work upon it.

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Diet Tips for Winter Season

According to Ayurveda, you must follow these tips related with food to draw maximum health benefits from this season.

  • Because the digestive fire is magnified in this season, make sure that food dominant in sweet, sour and salty flavors dominates your meals.
  • It is important that you consume diet rich in ghee or oil. Avoid food with optimal quantities of ghee can cause internal dryness which is of course not healthy. Winter Food Ghee
  • It is the best time to treat yourself with milk and its derivatives like curd, butter, ghee, kheer etc.
  • Drinking warm water especially after meals will keep your system healthy.
  • You must even include sugar and jaggery in the diet.
  • If you like to consume liquor then this is a healthy season for it.
  • Avoid excessive intake of pulses, namkeens etc.

Lifestyle Tips for Winter Season

Not just food, but right regimen is equally important for fitness.

  • Stay at warm and cozy places. Do not expose to cold winds.
  • Pamper your body with soft winter sunlight in early noon which is essential to revitalize your skin pores. Winter Sunlight
  • Wear socks to keep your soles warm. Winter Socks
  • Daily body massage is a great idea to keep your skin healthy and lustrous. ayurvedic oil foot massage
  • Hair oil massage on regular basis is advised.
  • You can even apply paste of agaru or Eaglewood (Botanical name: Aquillaria agallocha) to the body to keep it warm.

With these tips, you are ready to enjoy winters to the fullest. If you have any other query about the same, please write me at vdshruti@gyanherbal.in

 

Strengthen Your Liver with Gwarpatha (Aloe Vera) Laddus

We all have heard about amazing health benefits of Aloe vera, a popular herb. It is used extensively all over the world for its health and cosmetic value.

Aloe vera Laddu

We present you this herb in a unique form- Laddus…. Gwarpatha (Aloe vera) Laddu is an exclusive preparation by Gyan Herbal Home available in winters only.

Health Properties of Aloe Vera:

We are aware with the properties of Aloe vera like:

  • Liver tonic
  • Strengthens the digestive apparatus
  • Promotes the synthesis of blood and purifies it
  • Beneficial in diabetes
  • Gwarpatha Laddu

Benefits of Gwarpatha Ladoos:

Owing to the properties of Aloe vera, the benefits of Gwarpatha Laddu are mentioned below

  • It incorporates the properties mentioned above
  • It is very beneficial to old people
  • It helps in maintaining the weight
  • It brings down the bodily swelling (if any)

This laddu is prepared in the wheat flour base and aloe vera and is flavored with ajwain, ashwagandha, peepal, bura etc. These herbal laddus are an amazing blend of taste and nutrition.

Consumption Guidelines

One laddu morning and evening with lukewarm milk is recommended.

Make sure you do not consume anything cold for at least 45mins after the consumption of these laddus.

Gwarpatha Laddu is an ideal combination of herbs according to the season. So, satisfy your taste buds with this rare variety of herbal laddu.

To place an order for your packet of herbal laddus, drop us an email at info@gyanherbal.in.

MULTANI: The earthen drug for beautiful skin

Multani is a variety of soil which owns medicinal properties. It is mostly found in hot and dry areas. Because of its cooling nature, it is extensively used for skin, hair and other cosmetic purposes. Owing to its cosmetic value, it is used widely in spas, health care and naturopathy centers. Multani Mitti

Use of Multani for Skin

Multani is very effective in nourishing skin and keeping it free from dirt and other germs. Here are some uses of this Ayurvedic herb for better skin:

  • Pimples: It can be used to fight facial acne by using it individually with rose water or in combination with chandan powder and rose water. Apply it as a pack and enjoy skin free from pimples. Multani Face pack
  • De-tan Pack: Prepare a de-tan pack at home by mixing Multani with water. It even-tones the skin and helps pacify the burning sensation due to sun exposure.
  • Oily skin: For those who complain of oily skin, Multani is a natural and safe option for face pack.

For hair

  • Hair wash: As a folklore practice, Multani is used to wash hair for healthy locks. It can also be used in combination with other natural hair washing agents like ritha, amvala, shikakai for healthy hair.
  • Hair pack: It can be combined with amvala, shikakai, bhrangraj, jatamansi for a hair mask to nourish and strengthen the hair roots.

It is readily available at Gyan Herbal Home. You can also purchase it online by clicking on the link given below:

 

 

How to Get Glowing Skin and Health with GULAB??

Gulab or Rose petals are one of the most pleasant herbs known to the mankind. It is soothing both to the mind and the body attributing to its soul-healing aroma and therapeutic effects. This beautiful pink-colored herb is different from other herbs for its fragrance and its medicinal properties have a cumulative cooling and calming effect on the system. This herb is a luxury in summers.

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This herb has a great female fan following for its cosmetic value but it can also be used internally for its other remedial values.

Here are a few easy-to-use methods:

  1. Pimples, and sun-tan: The powder of dried petals can be used with rose water and applied as a thin face pack. Chandan powder can be added along with it to enhance its effect.
  2. Blemishes: Gulab powder can be mixed with majistha powder and prepared into a paste. This face pack is effective to treat blemishes.    rose for skin
  3. Hyperacidity: For those who suffer from severe acidity, this herb comes to the rescue when mixed with saunf powder, elaichi powder and mishri Intake of 1 teaspoon before food is beneficial.
  4. Constipation: Because of its cooling effect, it relieves constipation in people suffering from hyperacidity. It can be mixed with a laxative like isabgol for results.
  5. Skin glow: This pleasant herb can be taken orally too, for a glow from within.

This herb is available at Gyan Herbal Home in a comfortable packing. So grab your pack and avail the benefits of this wonder herb. You can also shop for this Ayurvedic herb online. Just click on the link and add it to your cart. http://www.amazon.in/Gyan-Herbal-Gulab-Powder-Grams/dp/B00ZZHM862/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1441858059&sr=8-1&keywords=gyan+herbal+home+rose