More and more, our collective activism is reshaping the world economy to punish criminal corporations and demand transparency on topics like GMOs, drug patents, animal cruelty and more. And we are winning on every front! Continue reading
A very interesting fruit has amazing healing properties. The fruit is called Guanabana in Central America, Sour Sop in the Carribean, Graviola in Spain and a friend from India just informed me that it is know as Ramfar in India. It grows in many parts of the world and is known by various names.
I have not been able to locate the whole fresh fruit in the U.S. Continue reading
It may surprise you to know that around the world, medical practitioners and individuals are benefiting from a free, scientifically based and self-administered healing technique that can be learned and used safely at home by anyone.
This powerful treatment can Continue reading
… that kehraj, an Ayurvedic herb, can regrow hair even better than popular over-the-counter hair regrowth treatments?
The U.S. has appropriated many natural health remedies from Ayurvedic medicine, Continue reading
Probiotics have been all the rage for helping with digestive problems associated with irritable bowel syndrome and malabsorption syndrome. Now a dose of these so-called “friendly” bacteria may have a role to play in protecting your body against the effects of aging.
Researchers in India have discovered that probiotic yogurt may have Continue reading
- Genetically engineered crops and food products pose a threat to your health, resistance to disease, soil, and the global food supply
- GE seed wars in India have resulted in a group of Indian scientists being found guilty of infecting and hiding the fact that indigenously created Bt cotton contained a Monsanto gene in a rush to get the seed to market Continue reading
Next time you are savoring a creamy cup of Indian chai tea, here’s something to ponder: The characteristic spicy flavor is also what makes chai outrageously healthy. Cinnamon, ginger, clove, anise and black tea are super foods in their own right Continue reading
A recent study conducted at the Suzuka University of Medical Science in Wei, Japan, has tracked down the compounds in banaba that are responsible for its glucose-lowering effects. Continue reading
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are everywhere. Even when we make our best effort to eat organically, a GMO will slip through here and there — we eat out or cheat with a few conventional corn chips. Usually the body can handle a few mishaps every once in a while, but shocking information about the Bt-toxin found in genetically engineered crops has scientists (and consumers) worried. This toxin has the potential to turn our intestinal system into a literal ‘pesticide factory’ Continue reading
The ancient practices of phototherapy and chromotherapy are gaining momentum as valid science. Researchers are now able to study how light and color not only affect psychological behavior, but also physiological systems of the body. An article in The New York Times explores how color and light influence well-being in a variety of circumstance; from prison cells to neonatal units, Continue reading
Today we present five sure-fire healing secrets from deepest China that you might be able to use to battle the nasty yet formidable common cold. To have these secrets under your belt means you are truly in the know.
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Kapikachhu or Mucuna pruriens is well-known for its aphrodisiac activities as it is known to increase the sperm count and to increase testosterone levels in the body. The herb is also known to help the body build lean muscle and to break down surplus fat and hence Mucuna or Kapikachhu is often used by athletes, sports persons and body builders as sports medicine for increasing body performance. Continue reading
It is no longer a secret that drug-resistant bacteria are rapidly emerging and spreading all around the world as a result of the continued overuse and abuse of antibiotic drugs in both conventional medicine and industrial agriculture. But now it appears that the genes responsible for spawning these so-called “superbugs” are also spreading and turning otherwise mild conditions such as throat infections into deadly killers.
Known as NDM-1, Continue reading
To improve healthcare services in the remote parts of the country, the Planning Commission has suggested adopting telemedicine by using software applications such as Skype in its report on health for the 12th Five-Year plan.
Telemedicine is the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients by means of telecommunications technology. Continue reading