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How Haldi (Turmeric / Curcumin) can heal!

Indian Spices and condiments have been a boon to the humans from mother nature. Turmeric (Haldi) is one of the ancient herbs available on earth and it has historical records in the Indian Ayurveda system as well.It is said that 'Turmeric' was earlier used as a dye and later after the discovery of its medicinal and culinary uses were made.Turmeric contains curcumin compound which is a powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory. It not only heals our body internally but also make the meals...

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The Amazing Story Of Kashmiri Saffron

Saffron is the most expensive spice on earth. It is extracted not from the seeds, barks, leaves or fruits but from the flowers itself. We've shared with you before that, obtaining 0.45 kg of dry saffron requires harvesting of 50,000 flowers, the equivalent of football pitch in area. And these flowers are among the most beautiful flowers you would ever see. At the peak of the season, the blossoms of saffron cover large swathes of lands with a purple layer. This is a sight as surreal as it can be...

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Ramadan and the science of breaking fast with Dry fruits

Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar is the holy month of fasting from sunrise to sunset. As per the follower fasting teaches to be patient, spiritual and modest.The thoughts are kept pure during the holy month. Food is taking before sunrise and after sunset with family or community. Elderly, ill, lactating and menstruating women are exempted from fasting. The meal served before sunrise is called Suhoor and the one served after sunset is Iftar.Suhoor is the most...

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Secret of Kesar Almond milk at first night revealed

Hindu marriages are based on the ancient rituals which are carried forward till date. The bride and the groom have to take part in the tiring rituals to get united; to be called as man and wife. The traditional rituals do not get ended with the marriage however set of rituals have to be undergone post the marriage. After the bidaai (the bride leaving her family and joining his groom and his family), the bride reaches her new home, graha pravesh (celebrating the bride coming home...

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