Ashwagandha – The Wonder Herb of Ayurveda

About Ashwagandha Scientifically known as Withania Somnifera, Ashwagandha is the “Wonder Herb” of Ayurveda known for its restorative properties. Although unrelated botanically to Ginseng, it is referred to as “Indian Ginseng” because of its healing benefits. Grown in dry regions and mild climate, the roots, leaves and berries of the plant are used to take […]

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Bloating after meal? What can you do?

You have just had your meal and your stomach feels swollen, you become uneasy, your waistband tightens all of a sudden- these are the common symptoms of bloating after meals. Bloating generally occurs due to the following reasons: 1. Overeating is one of the most common causes of bloating. 2. Rich and Fatty foods are […]

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12 Celebrities With Diabetes

Being diagnosed with Diabetes is a difficult situation – one tends to think they are chained for life – food, activity, et. al.
We at Herbalwoodglass want you to pause and look around – You can live a wholesome life even after being diagnosed with Diabetes.

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Benefits of Coconut Water-Nutrition & Health Facts

coconut water packs the punch of water and a host of minerals and vitamins – all naturally. Low in calories and fat and cholesterol free, Coconut Water is often cited as the mother of all natural drinks because of the innumerable health benefits it offers

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Tulsi/ Holy Basil – The Queen of Herbs – Benefits and Uses

Tulsi is well known for its myriad medicinal properties — antibacterial, antifungal, antipyretic, antioxidant, antiseptic and anticancer. The nutritional and pharmacological properties of the whole herb in its natural form, as it has been traditionally used, result from synergistic interactions of many different active phytochemicals. Although Tulsi is known as a general vitalizer and increases physical endurance, it contains no caffeine or other stimulants.

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Vijaysar – One of the Best Ayurvedic Treatments for Diabetes

Vijaysar (also known as Pterocarpus marsupium / Indian Kino Tree / Malabar Kino wood) is one of the best natural methods for managing diabetes. It is also the most ancient medium of treating diabetes. First introduced by Sushruta thousands of years ago, Vijaysar was given to Diabetics since ancient times. Vijaysar is a huge tree […]

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Weakness and Fatigue: Ayurvedic Wonders

Recurrent fatigue and weakness can be a symptom for major illnesses like Heart Stroke, Cancer, Diabetes, etc. it is often a result of our lifestyle, physical and mental stage and food habits. Lack of exercise combined with stressful lifestyle has resulted in muscular weakness and general lethargy in most of us.

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Digestive Issues – Reasons

Digestive Issues are associated with reduced and/ or strained bowel movements, hard to pass stools, bloating, stomach ache, etc. Digestive problems include Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Anal Disorders (Hemorrhoids), Colitis, etc.

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Understanding Obesity

Obesity results from imbalance between the energy intake from food and drinks and the amount of energy spent on metabolism and physical activities. Lack of physical activity results in burning less or no calories and hence contributes to obesity. Sedentary nature of work, increased urbanization combined with lack of exercise and infrastructure (parks, playgrounds, walking areas, etc.) is contributing to the increase in Obesity.

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Understanding Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common lifestyle and/or genetic diseases affecting people in the modern society. As of 2014, 387 million people were living with Diabetes in the world and are expected to increase to 592 million by 2035 (Data by International Diabetes Federation). So what is Diabetes? In layman’s terms, Diabetes is a […]

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