Diet + Lifestyle

Why You Should Eat Cucumbers (Health Benefits, Recipes, Skincare)

Why You Should Eat Cucumbers (Health Benefits, Recipes, Skincare)

Cucumbers are very high in water content and very low in calories. They have potential anti-diabetic, lipid lowering and antioxidant activity. Cucumbers have a cleansing action within the body. They remove accumulated pockets of old waste materials and chemical toxins. The scientific name for cucumber is Cucumis sativus. It belongs to …

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Ayurveda On Sex: Health Benefits, Seasonal Sex, Post-Sex Regimen + Ayurvedic Aphrodisiacs

In Ayurveda sex or abramacharya as it is known, is given due importance for maintaining one’s mental and physical health. Sex is considered one of the three aspects of life which maintain health, along with diet and sleep.1 Abramcharya is a controlled and disciplined manner of sexual intercourse which helps …

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Oil Pulling Benefits, Side Effects, Coconut Oil Pulling, Oil Pulling And Cavities, Whitening Effects, Olive Oil, Acne

Oil Pulling Benefits, Side Effects, Coconut Oil Pulling, Cavities, Whitening Effects, Olive Oil, Acne

Oil pulling is an important part of Ayurvedic daily routine practices that support and maintain good health. Oil pulling benefits are numerous. Oil pulling is classically described in ancient Ayurvedic literature – the Charak Samhita, Sushruta Samhita and Ashtanga Hridaya. In all three of these ancient Ayurvedic texts various kinds …

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