Garlic (Allium sativum)


Garlic (Allium sativum) It’s not just for warding off vampires anymore. The familiar garlic bulb, which has been used as both food and medicine since the days of Cleopatra, is actually way more useful. (For the record, it’s never been scientifically proven that garlic actually wards off vampires and other demons.) Tons of studies have been done on garlic’s ability to combat everything from heart disease to cancer. Meanwhile, raw garlic has long been used as a home remedy for a less-serious complaint: ...

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Herbs


Herbs Herbs are plants usually found in tropical and semi tropical climate. Herbs are known for their medicinial quality. In countries like India and China, herbs are used to manufacture extremely effective medicines. These herbs are used as Home remedy for common ailments. for example: Turmeric is a natural antiseptic, ginger juice is used to cure common cold and cough etc. These herbs contain organic and inorganic compounds which can stimulate body organs. Herbal medicines or more specifically ayurvedic ...

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Parenting tips


Parenting tips To avoid Sunday morning hassles - when you or your spouse want to spend some quiet time with the newspaper, while your youngster wants attention, remove the comics section from the paper, roll it and tie it. Present it to your child as his or her very own paper. When the neighbourhood children come over to visit, one problem invariably occurs - they all want to play with the same toy. Buy a portable timer with a buzzer and explain that each child can play with the ...

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Pregnancy


Pregnancy A girl produces limited number of eggs (ovum) in a month and the process of producing eggs is also limited to a particular age. Throughout her reproductive years, a complex reaction of hormones prepares one or two eggs a month for possible fertilization. The ovaries usually alternate, each releasing an egg - called ovulation - every month. In response to hormonal workout, the uterine lining builds up in preparation for a fertilized egg. Around day 14 of an average ...

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