Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Wheat grass

Wheat grass:
Wheat grass is prepared from the wheat plant. The wheat grass can be either in the form of tablet, juice or powder. Wheatgrass is different from Malt as this grows longer than malt. Wheat grass has many health benefits.

Nutritional values with Wheat grass:
  • Wheat grass Chlorophyll molecular structure has similarities to hemoglobin structure which present in blood.
  • Wheat grass helps the blood to carry oxygen very quickly to all parts of body. This increases body immunity.
  • Wheat grass makes blood and body to cleanse easily.
  • Wheat sprouts also highly beneficial in nutritional value.
  • Wheat sprouts 3 spoons + Fenugreek sprouts 1 spoon will create robust defense system and exhibits anti-aging effect.
  • Wheat grass juice contains almost all essential amino-acids.
  • Wheat grass juice is a easily digestible product, it doesn't require any enzymes to secret in stomach.
  • Wheat grass will eliminate all toxic metals which are included in body tissues.
  • Wheat grass shot means 30ml of concentrated wheat grass juice will ensure targeted vegetable serving per day.
  • Dry wheat grass powder has more nutritional value than the wheat grass juice.
  • Wheat grass juicers and wheat grass growing kits have specific demand in the market.
  • Wheat grass seeds need to soak for 24 hours and used for seeding to get organic wheat grass.
  • Wheat grass restores body alkalinity thus reduces indigestion, thyroid gland disorders and obesity.
  • Wheat grass is powerful detoxifier which boosts liver performance.
  • Wheat grass juice will help rejuvenate hair and removes dandruff if applied on scalp before using shampoo.
  • Wheat grass is considered as brain food because it contains liquid oxygen which increases brain functionality.
  • Wheat grass powerful cleansing effect made to exhibit anti aging properties.
Juices with Wheat grass:
  • Wheat grass juice + honey increase poor levels of hemoglobin.
  • Wheat grass juice enhances good sound sleep.
  • Wheat grass juice is used to treat arthritis and cancer.
  • Wheat grass juice or wheat grass supplements will give energy boost with in 20-30 mins of time.
  • Wheat grass contains almost all vitamins,minerals,omega-3-fatty acids and amino acids but still scientists need to declare correct nutritional value.
Cautions with Wheat grass:
  • Unlike animals which breaks grass into sugars human body not designed for it.so its better to take wheat grass juice instead of wheat grass.
  • If you don't like better taste of wheat grass juice mix it with other fruit juices to get multiple benefits.
  • Nutritional benefits of wheat grass juice entirely depends on  growing methods. if primary focus on organic wheat grass try to take wheat grass supplements like wheat grass powder or wheat grass capsules.
  • Wheat grass juice is recommended to take on empty stomach. Early morning after wake up is best time to consume wheat grass juice.
  • Lot of people say people who are allergic to gluten can also consume wheat grass juice. 

Flax seed

Flax seed:
Flax seed is fiber rich seed which belongs Linaceae family,Linum genus. Flax seeds are traditional medicine for Austrian people to cure respiratory problems and infections. The lignan's found in the flax seeds are the primary source for anti-oxidant effect. Flax contains more number of lignans (approx 800 times ) when compared to other plants. Flax seed available in two types 1)golden flax seed 2)Brown flax seed there is no significant changes in nutritional comparison. Flax seeds are best to eat in winter and rainy season. Flax seed produce heat in body and lowers cough and cold. Mahatma Gandhi also praised nutritional benefits of flax seeds.

Nutritional Value with Flax seed:
  • Flax seed increases body metabolism.
  • flax seed contain omega-3 fatty acid(132.9%), manganese(17.5%), vitamin B1(15.3%), fiber(15.2%), magnesium(13.7%), tryptophan(12.5%), phosphorus(8.9%),copper(8.5%).
  • Flax seeds have highest dietary fiber(27.3%) content eating a spoon full will relieve constipation.
  • Flax seed contain good amounts of Omega-3-fatty acids  which lowers inflammation and benefits people who suffering from heart diseases ,knee pains, asthma, diabetes and certain types of cancers.
  • Flax seed will cure sexual disorders due to presence of omega-3-fatty acids.
  • Flax seeds contain good amounts of foliate which is very useful of women in pregnancy.
  • Flax seed contain powerful anti-oxidants which purify the blood and cleanse the body.
  • Flax seed increases immunity power and improves skin and hair texture.
  • Flax seed oil eliminates dandruff, dry skin problems and guards the skin from UV rays when applied.
  • Flax seed contain phyto estrogen's which helps women to maintain normal menstrual cycle and relives discomforts at the time of menopause.
  • Flax seeds can eliminates stomach disorders and peptic ulcers.
  • Flax seed oil can be used in the place of face cream to eliminate wrinkles.
  • Flax seed is used to cure breast cancer, migraines, nails wrinkle  and different types of allergies.
  • Flax seeds exhibit anti-viral,anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
  • Flax seed decreases cholesterol and triglycerides levels in the body.
  • Flax seed reduces chronic inflammation, cardiovascular diseases, and osteoporosis and improves cell and nerve communications due to presence of choline.
  • Flax seed contain mucilage a gum content which improves intestines to absorb more nutrients.
  • Ground flax seed or milled flax seed also shows same nutritional value no significant decrease in omega-3-fatty acids.
  • Grounded flax seeds powder or flax seeds- 2 spoons are enough to get maximum health benefits.
  • Flax seed meal provides additional nutrition punch to many baked foods. Add Grounded flax seeds powder or flax seeds to bread, cookies,muffins,pancakes and other recipes for extra nutrition and a nutty flavor. 
  • Nopalina flax seed capsules are popular brand, which used in weight loss program.

Cautions with flax seed:
  • Don't consume excess flax seeds are laxative.
  • Flax seed have shorter shelf life. Need to consume very quickly. It survives 6 months in air-tight container.
  • Flax seed oil oxidizes very quickly.
  • Always prefer organic flax seeds.
  • Avoid flax seeds at the time of pregnancy and breast-feeding.

Monday, November 11, 2013


Guava Scientific name is Psidium guajava. Guava is poor men apple. Guava fruit is termed as forbidden fruit by Philippines. In Ghana country people decorate Guava tree as Christmas tree they believe it as ever green tree. Guava tree can adapt to typical climatic conditions. Lemon Guava, Strawberry guava, pineapple guava, water guava, Malaysian purple, Thai maroon, American ruby are the famous verities in Guava. Guava jelly is popular in Colombia. Dried guava contains large amounts pectin and dietary fiber. 

Nutritional values with Guava:

  • Guava has blood clotting properties. It can be used to stop nose, tooth bleeding's. 
  • Guava fruit have extreme levels of Vitamin-C. 1 Guava = 6 Oranges, 4 lemons.
  • Guava fruit contains equal amounts of potassium which is found in Banana.  
  • Pink Guava contains lycopene which protects the skin from UV rays, resists tumors and prevents cancer. One Guava = 2 Tomatoes.
  • Guava juice drinking on empty stomach will boost anti-oxidants.
  • Guava juice will increase immunity resistance in the body. 
  • Guava eliminates worms in intestines which causes gum or sticky motion.
  • Guava is good for older people it acts a medicine for memory loss, knee pains.
  • Guava sweet jam pickle was taken at bedtime to get free motion at early morning.
  • Guava increases the strength of digestion process.
  • Guava fights against cancers.
  • Guava fruit is good for obesity, high blood pressure, Asthma, fits, tooth swellings.
  • Guava fruit eliminates menstrual disorders. 
  • Guava contains Vitamin A(4%), beta-carotene(3%),Thiamine(6%),Riboflavin(3%),Niacin(7%),Pantothenic acid(9%),Vitamin B6(8%),Folate(12%),Choline(2%), Vitamin C(275%),Vitamin (2%), Calcium(2%), Iron(2%),Magnesium(6%),Manganese(7%),Phosphorus(6%),Potassium(9%),Zinc(2%).
  • Guava fruit is folk-fare remedy used to stop diarrhea.
  • Guava leaves boiled in water and the water used to cure muscle and leg pains.
  • Guava Leaf Tea used to cure tennis elbow.
  • Guava guards against gastro enteritis.
  • Guava flowers powder + drum sticks flowers powder + linseed plant flowers powder + Honey will cure cataracts.
  • Guava paste if used on forehead cures migraines.
  • Guava leaf boiled water gargling will cure mouth infections and mouth ulcers.
  • Guava leaf paste when applied will cure pimples, rings and other skin diseases due to presence of astringents.
  • Guava flowers paste used cure eye infections.
  • Guava is good for constipation. 
  • Guava prevents diabetes and cancer.
  • Guava verity which resembles like apple recently named as Aishwarya Rai (Miss World 1994).
  • Guava contains manganese which acts as enzyme activator.
  • Guava contains complex vitamin-B which helps in nerves and brain functionality
  • Guava exhibits fertility-promoting properties. Due to presence of folate. 
  • Guava contains Vitamin-A, E which improves vision and nourishes skin.

Juices with Guava:

  • Guava leaf juice + dry ginger + Turmeric will eliminate cough and cold.
  • Guava leaves + green chilli need to fried and mixed with boiling water will cure cholera disease.
  • Guava leaves juice is best medicine to eliminate liquor drinking habit. 
  • Guava + milk increases Vitamin-C and Calcium in the body. Very useful for pregnant women.

Cautions with Guava:

  • Don’t consume more. One or two a day is good for health.
  • Better to have guavas in the natural form.

Thursday, November 7, 2013


Pomegranate is considered as Divine fruit so many religious gods carry the Pomegranate fruit in their arms. Pomegranate got high value in Ayurveda. Pomegranate is the symbol of abundance, sanctity and fertility according to Judaism. Pomegranate fruit was mentioned as one of seven sacred fruits in Holy Bible. Baby Jesus carrying pomegranate fruit in his hand can be always seen in paintings. Pomegranate is also called as Fruit of Paradise. Pomegranate trees or pomegranate plants can with stand drought as well as cold conditions (up to -13 degrees C). According science pomegranate fruit have most powerful anti-oxidants when compared to other fruits. Pomegranate gives 83 calories of energy per 100grams.Pomegranate season will differs by region, in north it comes in September to February and in south it comes in March to May. Wonderful pomegranate tree is a verity which has high levels of Anti-Oxidant’s grows faster, grows in several tough conditions and fruits can be stored for longer period. 
 Nutritional Values with Pomegranate
  • Pomegranates has a power which lowers the HIV transmission by boosting immunity system with its anti oxidant power.
  • Pomegranates increase the power of white blood cells and eliminate toxins from body.
  • Pomegranates lower free radical attack and prevent cancer.
  • Pomegranate fruit lowers bad cholesterol, lowers high blood pressure.
  • Pomegranate fruit improves sperm quantity and quality. It has ability to cure erectile dysfunction.
  • Pomegranate prevents kidney problems, breast cancer, and premenstrual depression in women.
  • Pomegranate juice can be used as eye drops for curing blurred vision in eyes.
  • Pomegranate juice removes sticky substance in arteries and prevents heart attacks. 
  • Pomegranate juice has ability to raise memory power which is useful for children.
  • Pomegranate juice stops secretion of sebum and avoids pimples when applied. It has anti-aging properties.
  • Pomegranate seeds contain good amounts of iron which prevents anemia.
  • Pomegranate fruit will not raise glucose levels in blood so can be consumed by people suffering from diabetics.
  • Pomegranate seeds prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Pomegranate extract (with peels by boiling process) is used for gargling to relieve sore throat, tonsillitis.
  • Pomegranate contains Thiamine(6%),Riboflavin(4%),Niacin(2%), Pantothenic acid(8%),Vitamin B6(6%),Folate(10%), Choline(2%),Vitamin C(12%),Vitamin E(4%),Vitamin K(16%),Calcium(1%),Iron(2%),Magnesium(3%),Manganese(6%),Phosphorus(5%),Potassium(5%) and Zinc(4%).
  • Pomegranate flowers juice will stop Nose bleeding's when it is used as nose drops.
  • Pomegranate bark juice is used as ointment for bleeding piles. 
  • Pomegranate juice +honey were used to bring taste for sore tongue.
  • Pomegranate seeds + sugar used to cure mouth cracks during fever.
  • Pomegranate bark + Salt used cure continuous cough in children.
  • Pomegranate juice acts as anti - viral and bacterial.
  • Pomegranate oil derived from seeds exhibits anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Pomegranate supplements are also available in market in the form of Pomegranate pills, pomegranate syrup which enriched with potent anti-oxidant power.
Cautions with Pomegranate
  • Pomegranate root contains small amounts of poison don't consume in raw form.
  • Pomegranate juice creates allergic reaction in some sensitive people when taken in excess amount.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013


In this competitive world all parents are keeping excessive stress to their children to score good marks in studies. Some of parents joined their children in study centers for spending extra hours of study. Some of the educated parent’s spending money on using tablets, tonics to increase memory power of their children. Some of the parents are struggling with children who are mentally retarded (imbalance development of brain). Parents are spending lot of money in form of medicines and hospitals. But they don't know, our nature itself created a wonderful medicine to overcome these problems in a cheap price. This wonderful medicine is taken in the form of fruit called Jujube. Botanical name is Ziziphus jujuba. It also called as Indian date, Red date, Chinese date, Korean Date, and Regu Pandu in many regions. Give a handful of Jujuba's to your children daily for one month and see the difference in their performance. It is a dwarf tree or shrub in a height of below 12 meters with thrones everywhere and can be identified easily.
Nutritional Values with Jujube fruit:
  • Jujube fruit will increases the secretion of Glutamine acid in brain and keeps the nerves active.
  • Jujube leaves have a property to turn white hair to black hair when the juice was applied on head constantly. It can be used as conditioner for hair after bath.
  • Jujube fruit eliminates Throat pain, Cold, Cough and several viral attacks.
  • Jujube fruit is best for people suffering from respiratory problems.
  • Jujube fruit will speed up the digestion process.
  • Jujube fruit will stop excessive bleeding at the time of menstruation. 1spoon of dry Jujube fruit powder + 1/2 cup of water per day will be effective.
  • Jujube tree bark upper layer decoction was used to stop loose motions.
  • Jujube tree bark inner layer decoction will relieve constipation.
  • Jujube tree tender leaves decoction is used as mouth washer. It will cure throat, mouth, tooth, tongue disorders.
  • Jujube leaf juice can be used to clean wounds. It acts as an antiseptic.
  • Jujube leaf paste + Sandalwood power will remove bad odor and bacteria when applied on body like a soap.
  • Jujube seeds powder used as ointment to heal wounds.
  • Jujube fruit will act as a blood purifier.
  • Dried Jujube -10grams should be boiled in little water until it turns like gravy and should be consumed. It will control noise in children and boosts nervous system.
  • Jujube fruit juice 1 spoon + Pepper powder - 1pinch will fight against cold and headache.
  • Jujube fruit contains Vitamin A equiv.(5%),Thiamine (vit. B1)(2%),Riboflavin (vit. B2)(3%),Niacin (vit. B3)(6%),Vitamin B6 (6%),Vitamin C(83%),Calcium(2%),Iron(4%),Magnesium(3%),Manganese(4%),Phosphorus(3%),Potassium(5%),Zinc(1%) which nourishes health.
  • Jujube fruit fights against ulcers, Diarrhea, Insomnia, Anxiety and liver diseases.
  • Jujube Tea will rejuvenates liver and eliminates free radicals.
  • Jujube tea used by Chinese to bring calmness and relaxation to mind.
  • Jujube tea eliminates toxins from intestines and aids digestion.
  • Jujube candy is popular in Canada .they avail in the form of gummy candies. There exists a brand name called Jujubes.
  • Jujube be all, jujube bff,jujube packable Dipper bags became famous in market on the name of jujube.
  • Jujube gives 79 calories of energy per 100grams of consumption.
Juices with Jujube fruit:
  • Jujube fruit juice + honey give quicker results when it was supplemented before bedtime.
  • Jujube leaf juice + Lemon juice act as antidote for scorpion bite when applied on skin. It also heals wounds, scratches and sores.
  • Jujube tree bark decoction(Jujube extract) will relieve all type of knee pains when taken.
Cautions with jujube fruit:
  • Jujubes - Don't consume too many, it makes you too robust. Chinese believe that it increases life span and stamina.
  • Pregnant women shouldn't consume. Take doctor advice.
  • Wash with care. These fruits contain some worms inside. 

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Custard Apple

Custard Apple:
  • Custard Apple is commonly known as seethaphal or Seethafal,SWEET APPLE,SUGAR APPLE, SHAREEFA.
  • The Scientific name is ANNONA SQUAMOSA.This is a famous winter fruit in india.Custard apple tree is widely grown in America and West-indies.
  • The annona fruit gives approx 94-104 calories of energy.
  • Custard apple nutrition includes 17% of dietary fiber,2% of calcium,5% of phosphorus,5% of iron,44% of vitamin-C,5-15% of Vitamin-B,6% of Magnesium and also contains manganese,potassium,sodium,zinc.
  • Soursop fruit is considered as custard apple relative.Cherimoya custard apple is another spices which belongs to Annona family and have better flavor when compared.
  • Custard apple in USA was introduced in 1900's by Agriculture department from savannas Africa.
 Nutritional Values with Custard Apple:
  • Custard Apple white flesh + Cow Milk will decrease excess heat and excess thirst in hot summer.
  • Custard Apple + Honey will give more energy and useful for children. It increases weight and useful for people who are suffering from hyperthyroidism.
  • Custard apple or Annaona squamosa seeds dried powder will decrease dandruff when it is applied like shampoo.
  • Custard apple leaf juice will heal the wounds, rings on the skin, and good for bleeding gums, stops secretion from gums on teeth.
  • Custard apple white flesh + salt as a paste cures Boils when applied on skin.
  • Custard apple seeds powder is good remedy to eliminate insects and worms which occurs on cloths in storage area. It is insecticidal.
  • Custard apple seeds + coconut oil when applied on hair will kill Lice on hair.
  • Custard apple fruit is good remedy for urinary tract diseases, constipation and eliminates urinary burns and pains.
  • Custard apple leaves or root + salt extract will lowers fever.
  • Custard apple leaf extract will cures joint cramps when applied on affected area.
  • Custard apple benefits in increased immunity power due to presence of vitamin-C.
  • Custard apple contains good amounts of potassium and magnesium which protects heart.
  • Custard apple unripe fruit will fight against dysentery and diarrhea.
  • Custard apple is used in treating anemia, abscesses and ulcers.
  • Custard apple tree bark is also used as medicine in Ayurveda.
  • Custard apple recipes like ice cream, flip, firni, smoothe are very famous.
Cautions with Custard Apple:
  • Annaona squamosa seeds will helps menstruation in women better to avoid in pregnancy.It exhibits abortifacient properties.
  • Sugar apple fruit gives frequent urination.
  • Custard apples which are in weight between 250grams - 300grams are very good to eat.