Ashwagandha: The Magical Muscle Food for Fitness Enthusiasts
For over 3000 years, Ayurvedic scriptures have had an honourable mention of the renowned adaptogenic healing herb - Ashwagandha. Popularly known for its Rasayana properties, this rejuvenating tonic adapts to the needs of the human body. This wonder herb nourishes your health and well-being by resisting psychological and physiological pain. DIY Ashwagandha Recipes v/s Ashwagandha Root with Black Pepper Extract It isn’t a very uncommon phenomenon to see Ashwagandha roots traditionally being ground and mixed with honey, water or ghee in Indian households. Such a homemade concoction does not possess the most essential benefits of this herb. Consuming Ashwagandha in...
Turmeric Curcumin Extract: The Holy Grail for Golden, Glowing Skin
The pages of ancient Ayurvedic scriptures sing with praises for the golden, pungent spice with magical medicinal properties – Turmeric. Vedic rituals and traditions have been using turmeric in their skincare routine for 4000 years; Way before the West commercialized the spice in the guise of “Turmeric latte” and “Golden Milk. Turmeric vs. Curcumin Apart from curcumin, a standard rhizome of turmeric also contains over 9% moisture, 0.5% of extraneous matter (<0.5% by weight), over 3% of mold, and 3.5 to 4% of volatile oils. And, only about 6% of curcumin is found even in the best quality turmeric! So,...