Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease, caused by a protozoan called Plasmodium. The symptoms of malaria fever are associated with chilling fever, tiredness, vomiting, headache, and rashes. The symptoms of the disease are visible only after 10-15 days of biting the vector female anopheles that penetrates plasmodium into human blood. There are five species of Plasmodium, out of which P. falciparum is the most dangerous. Malaria is most common in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. There are modern medicines available to treat malaria but it can be cured and prevented naturally through Tulsi or Holy Basil.
What is Bael?
Bael or Aegle marmelos is a spiritual, religious, and medicinal plant, native of India and Bangaladesh and spread throughout South East Asia. The fruit takes about 10 to 11 months to ripen. Wood Apple is sweet, aromatic, and astringent in nature. Bel has many benefits and uses such as to cure tuberculosis, hepatitis, dysentery, constipation, peptic ulcer, piles, and many more, useful in worm infestation and stomach related problems. Bael or Aegle marmelos is also known as Bengal quince, golden apple, Japanese bitter orange, stone apple, etc. It is also known by various names such as Wood apple, Kaitha, Maredu Pandu, Vilam Palam, Belada Hannu, Koovalam, Kothu, Koth Bel, etc. It’s one of the few Ayurvedic plants whose entire parts from root to leaves are used for different diseases. The fruit balances Kaph and Vata doshas, its roots improve digestion, leaves are good for pain, stem for heart and bel flower’s for curing of diarrhea.
Biological classification of Bael
Vasaka or Adhatoda vasica or Malabar nut is an important Ayurvedic medicinal herb. The entire parts of the plant from root to leaves are used to treat many ailments. It is the leaves, which are of great importance. The plant is effective in treating asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis, and other disorders. Justicia adhatoda is used as medicine in Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy, Unani, and another ancient system of medicine. This product is endorsed by many doctors worldwide. It is used as expectorant, antispasmodic, anthelmintic, antiseptic, and bronchodilator.
Common Name of Vasaka
Diabetes is not a disease, in fact, it is a condition, which is characterized by excess flow of urine associated with sugar elimination. Diabetes gradually engulfs the patient slowly and secretly without showing its symptoms for a longer period of time. Diabetes is more common in men than women. Due to our faulty lifestyle, it is not only attacking the age group of 40-50 but also the youth. There are many natural food items, which are helpful in the prevention, control, management, and treatment of diabetes.
Very few people like to eat the seeds of watermelon. Simply, they are crazy about the red fleshy pulp of the fruit. But, after reading this article, you will give equal weightage to both the reddish watery parts as well as its seeds.
How to eat watermelon seeds?
One can eat the watermelon seeds as raw, sprouted, and roasted. In any form, it is tasted, and without any side effects. while eating these seeds, you are advised to chew it properly elsewhere the seeds will come out from the digestive tract intact.
Surprising benefits of Watermelon seeds
What is Chikungunya?
Chikungunya is a viral borne disease caused by infected female mosquitoes-Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus and having No cure. The biting of these mosquitoes is more common in the early morning and early evening. The word chikungunya is derived from Kimakonde language whose meaning is ‘to become contorted’. The biggest factor for the disease is the breeding of mosquitoes nearby human settlement. The disease has been reported in different parts of the world such as Africa, Asia, Europe, and America. The No cure disease can be managed and treated through Alternative Medicine such as Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Yoga, Siddha, Home remedies, Naturopathy, and Unani.
What are Magaz seeds?
Magaz seeds are full of protein, fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals and known for many surprising health benefits, used in making sweet dishes, sherbet, curries, and other popular health drinks. In the era of modernization, very few people know about the uses, nutritional facts, and medicinal values of Magaz seeds. One can easily get Magaz seeds from watermelon, pumpkin, cucumber, etc. I was also unaware of its advantages. Once, I visited my friend’s house on the occasion of Eid, a day celebrated after the fast of the holy month of Ramadan where I was served a sweet dish that contains Magaz seeds as integral components of the dish. The dish was also having coconut, khoya, ghee, a little amount of sugar, and almonds. My friend’s mother told me that it is quite beneficial for frail people as well as pregnant women. If somebody wants to eat Magaz seeds only, it should be chewed properly before swallowing.
Wonder benefits of Magaz seeds
Amla is the greatest boon to humanity and one of the effective traditional herbal medicines, which had been used to treat and manage diseases since ancient times. Hardly any people are unaware of its importance and significance as it is associated with multiple health and medicinal benefits. Indian Gooseberry is the reservoir of minerals, vitamins, and other biochemical substances. To some extent, it is bitter in taste but the ayurvedic marvel can be used in many forms such as eaten raw, juice, chutneys, pickles, Murabba, and used with other recipes using its powder.