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Best Indian Ayurvedic Method to Keep Water Clean and Cool

We all know that water is necessary for life, thus check out different easy ways to keep water clean and cool, as per the Indian Ayurvedic methods.

Mostly, humans cannot live without water for more days or weeks, as almost two thirds of human body weight is made up of water. Most people in the world get water from rivers and streams, lakes and ponds, but half of the world’s most important rivers are being seriously depleted or polluted. Water is also polluted due to many human activities that can leave behind materials such as pet waste, pesticides, trash and loose soil. Moreover, water may not be safe to drink, cook or clean after an emergency like a flood, hurricane, or earthquake. So, it is essential to keep our water clean and cool for basic tasks of everyday life like drinking, preparing food, washing hands and utensils, brushing teeth, making ice, etc. We may have to find a source of safe drinking water or know how to treat our water for safely use in routine activities. Take a look at best Indian Ayurvedic ways to keep our water safe, clean and palatable this summer.

Keep Water Clean and Cool in copper pot

How to keep water clean and cool?

An Earthen Pot (Matka)

For generations, earthen/terracotta pots have been used to store water and keep it cool as water stored in matkas or surahis for a few hours gets cooled at about 10⁰C and 14⁰C. The water kept in matka is said to have a refreshing flavor and is just at the right temperature – not too warm and not too chilled. If you are uncertain of water safety, perhaps you can boil water for about 20 minutes, let it cool down to room temperature and then put it in a matka. Read the rest of this entry »


Ayurveda & Diet Tips to heal wounds quickly and Naturally

We come across to the various types of wounds frequently. When it is a serious one, we rush to the nearest clinic as quickly as possible. Even after returning from there, the wound is given due care and attention too. But many times, the problem arises with smaller and the ignored ones. These wounds or abrasions are often caused while playing, repairing a vehicle or cutting vegetables. Generally, we apply some cream, lotion or ointment on the wound. But is this enough? Sometimes the smaller looking wounds may cause a really big trouble for you and there is also a chance of developing tetanus or some other type of infection. Many times the medicines do not work quickly or they may even cause some side effects. Then what should you do? Do not worry; just go for the ayurvedic treatment. Ayurveda is the traditional Indian way of healing. However, it is no longer confined to India since it has become a global phenomenon. People across the world are getting benefit from this ancient art. The following Ayurveda and Diet Tips may help to heal your wounds in a natural yet fast way.

Ayurveda & Diet Tips to heal wounds quickly and Naturally

1. Cow urine and turmeric

Cow Urine is a natural antibacterial. In Ayurveda, it is known as ‘Sanjivani’. It is an extremely strong medication and most effective in healing all kinds of infections. It is composed of over 20 chemicals including Manganese, Carbolic Acid and Creatinin. These chemicals are Germicidals that stop growth of germs, protects decay due to the wound. Use fresh cow urine to clean the wound and apply turmeric on it. Read the rest of this entry »


Tulsi Herb: One Remedy for many Treatments

These days, people are more interested in herbal remedies to cure diseases and infections. Herbal remedies do not have any side effects like medicines. Tulsi is the most popular herbs which can treat a variety of conditions. In Hindu religion, it is said that a home which has Tulsi plant in courtyard is always holy and pure. Even a small Tulsi plant has a magical power to cure many serious health problems. Different types of problems can be cured by combining tulsi with other things. Tulsi herb helps you to cure the problem naturally. You can try any of the following beneficial treatments to cure different types of problems.

Tulsi Herb: One Remedy for many Treatments
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Make Mouth Freshener at Home

Mouth freshener is colourful sweet scented after-meal snack which helps in digestion. People in South Asian countries such as India and Pakistan mainly consume mouth fresheners. Mouth freshener is a rapid cure for bad breath. Mouth fresheners are usually prepared with anise seeds, fennel seeds, sesame seeds and coconut. Mouth fresheners are generally recognized as “mukhvas” in India where “mukh” means mouth and “vas” means smell. Mouth fresheners are also taken for medicinal purposes. They have sweet flavor because of added sugar. Chewing some mint leaves, parsley, cinnamon, fennel seed, cardamom seeds, clove, cumin seed and ginger also removes bad breath after meal. Mouth fresheners are very simple and easy to make at home. Read on to know some recipes of mouth fresheners.

Make Mouth Freshener at Home

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