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On Navaratri (Part II)

Now, we will talk about the kumbha. The kumbha can be of copper, brass, silver or mud. Wash the chosen kumbha well with tamarind and rock salt. Some people apply limestone paste over a one-inch area on the expanded portion of the kumbha and then, apply turmeric and kum kum ...

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Health Hacks

Some people are prone to body heat. There is no fever, but the body heats up. For such people, my Mom’s holistic treatment is as follows: Soak ½ teaspoon chia seeds (sabj ka dana) in water overnight. Have these seeds with a glass of room temperature water in the morning. ...

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Face Packs

In today’s hectic life, be it working women or housewives, due to the fact that they have to go out in the sun, they get discoloration of facial skin, dark patches, blemishes, etc. People today prefer organic products. Some people make their own products at home. Here are some tips ...

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Some Tips for a Beautiful You!

Suffering from acne? Here’s a simple solution. Extract the juice of mint (pudina) leaves and apply it on the pimples. Acne will disappear soon. Want some glow on your face? Try this. When milk gets spoilt, the creamy layer formed on the butter milk can be used for this beauty ...

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Health Hacks

Some people get their sinuses flared up when they wash their hair. But we cannot live without washing our hair. Thus after washing we can burn ajwain, turmeric powder and the skin of garlic on charcoal and dry hair with the heat thus created. Particularly, the area above the nape ...

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Home Remedies

Want to have a disease-free mouth? Try this simple remedy. Take 3 parts mint leaves and 1 part neem leaves. Sun-dry them together. Add 1 part charcoal and some common salt. Pound the mixture into a powder and sieve. Using the powder to brush teeth will keep teeth and gum ...

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Shahi Herbal Vada Pao

Ingredients: Pao (bun) – 12 For Potato Masala: Potatoes – 4 large. Green chillies – 4 medium. Curry leaves – 12. Mint leaves – 12 sprigs. Coriander – 20 sprigs. Ginger – 1 ½ inches. Cumin seeds – ½ teaspoon. Mustard – ¼ teaspoon. Fenugreek seeds – ¼ teaspoon. Cashew ...

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Health Tips

1. If you are afflicted by too much cough, all you have to do is suck on 7 peppercorns every day. The coughing will go. 2. Summertime means all sorts of itching including prickly heat. Soak 3 teaspoons of poppy seeds in water for some time and grind it to ...

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Crushed Sweet Corn Masala

Ingredients: Sweet corn – 1 cup Coconut – ½ cup Green chillies – 5 Tomatoes (medium sized) – 5 Curry leaves – few Coriander leaves – few sprigs Asafoetida – 1/8th teaspoon Mustard – 1/4th teaspoon Cumin seeds – ½ teaspoon Fenugreek seeds – ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder – 3 ...

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Health Tips

1. Do not give up eating nuts like almonds, chick peas and pistachios fearing obesity. They contain folic acid, which regulates heart beat. 2. Do you have wet cough and sore throat? Boil ½ a teaspoon of turmeric powder in water and gargle with it when lukewarm to get relief. ...

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