Date: 26 October 2006
A diet containing curry may help protect the aging brain, according a study of elderly Asians in which increased curry consumption was associated with better cognitive performance on standard tests.
Curcumin, found in the curry spice turmeric, possesses potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
It’s known that long-term users of anti-inflammatory drugs have a […]
Archive for October, 2006
The Neem tree ( Azadirachta indica ) has been known as the wonder tree for centuries in the Indian subcontinent. It has become important in the global context today because it offers answers to the major concerns facing mankind. The history of the Neem tree is inextricably linked to the history of the Indian way […]
Publication: Times Of India
Date: 27 Oct 2006
Author: Anisha Sharma
Literally! Lucknowites are discovering the benefits and joys of medicinal plants and herbs in their gardens.
Green doc is the new fad around town going by Lucknowites’love for growing medicinal plants at home. Medicinal flora like shankhpushpi, sadabahar, brahmi, amla, tulsi, pudina, ajwain, lemon grass, neem, haldi, kali […]
Publication: Seattle Post Intelligencer
Thursday, October 26, 2006
Author: Assistant Professor Debra Boutin and Jessica Culnane, Bastyr University
Antioxidants help our bodies repair and prevent damage caused by everyday living. Specifically, they sequester free radicals that otherwise would do damage that could result in potential cancers, cardiovascular disease, eye damage, age-related degeneration and a weakened immune system. Free […]
Centella asiatica, Hydrocotyle asiatica
Indian pennywort, hydrocotyle, mandukaparni, madecassol, TECA, centelase, tsubo-kusa, luei gong gen, idrocotyle, kaki kuda
Extracts from the leaf and the entire plant are used for a variety of conditions including venous insufficiency, varicose veins, wound healing, scleroderma, and scars. There is a significant amount of in vitro data, but few […]
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