Traditional way of hair care during pongal

The festival of Pongal marks the harvesting season of crops as the winter season ends and ushers in the spring. The harvest festival is celebrated all over India with different traditions in each region. It’s known as Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Lohri in Northern India and Bhogali Bihu in Assam. In Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, it is

Why joint pain increase in winter?

In the winter, atmospheric pressure is often higher than the summer since cold air is denser than warm air. Atmospheric pressure acting on the joints decreases in wintertime allowing the joints to expand a little bit resulting in stretching of tissues around the joint. This irritates nerve endings which causes pain. That’s why when the weather is cold, […]

Why dandruff is high in winters?

During winter, the air is dry and devoid of moisture. This causes dryness of the skin as well as the scalp. The scalp, when dry, becomes flaky, which makes certain microorganisms easier for dandruff to thrive. Therefore, this is the result of a combination of things—dry, cold air and an abundance of the Malassezia fungus. […]

Lower your cholesterol the natural way – GUGGULU

Overall, 39% of the total adult population globally had high total cholesterol levels. Cholesterol, a waxy, fat‐like substance (lipid) found in the cell membrane, is a precursor of bile acids and steroid hormones. Because it is insoluble in water, cholesterol is transported to the blood through compounds made of lipids and proteins called lipoproteins. There […]

Various types of pain relief products and its limitations- Need of the hour for herbal based products

Pain is more than just a feeling of discomfort. It can affect the way you feel overall. It may also lead to mental health conditions, like depression and anxiety. When your joints are painful or your muscles ache, topical painkillers — those you apply to your skin — may offer relief. Pain-relief methods range from at-home treatments and […]