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Ayurveda And All - December 2004 issue

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Are you stressed out?
Stress has become a permanent feature in our lives. At work, at home, there is nothing unusual about stressful conditions occurring on a regular basis. Exposure to long term stress can impact your health, therefore stress management is of prime importance for a happy and healthy life.
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Women and nutrition
Eating a well balanced, nutritious diet is one of the most important things you can do for your health. A life long practice of healthy eating can reduce your risk of illness, increase your energy level a improve your well being.
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The winter diet
Adapt to the seasonal changes by observing changes in your diet.
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Capsule ginger
Ginger is a common household herb used as a condiment in cooking. The medicinal uses of this rhizome are many.
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The pshad pasa: (the six tastes)
The six tastes of food are derived from the five elements ether, air, fire, water and earth. The tastes derived from the specific element influences will increase those influences in the mind and body, the other tastes will decrease them. To strengthen the doshas, choose foods with the taste that influence them and to reduce, choose the other tastes.
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Home remedies
Many a common conditions can be treated at home with some home based remedies. Here are a few common conditions treated with home remedies.
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Leaves for our health and beauty
Herbs can be successfully employed for treating many disorders. Here are a few simple medicinal values of the leaves of certain plants.
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Prick to heal with acupuncture
The intent of acupuncture therapy is to promote health and alleviate pain and suffering. The method by which this is accomplished, though it may seem strange and mysterious to many, has been time tested over thousands of years and continues to be validated today.
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Home remedies for urticaria
Herbal home remedies are found to be highly beneficial in the treatment of urticaria. Here we give a few home remedies for treating the problem of urticaria.
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Mycorrhizal inoculation of some medicinal plants: field trials
The article is the result of research conducted on Medicinal plants inoculated with fungus (mycorrhiza). It is seen that by the use of mycorrhiza the fertility of the soil increases and the plants produced are exclusively Organic.
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Assessing your constitution - III
Know your constitution to understand yourself better.
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Vegetables for health
Fresh vegetables have life force. Most vegetables are very high in water and necessary vitamins and minerals and low in fat and protein. Thus, they are a perfect complement to animal protein meals to help supply the needed nutrients that aid the dige- stion and utiliz- ation of those concentrated foods. In this issue we shall write about the vegetable flowers and the flowering vegetables.
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Book Review >> Page 54
Humor >> Page 56
Product Watch >> Page 57



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