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Nowadays we are running to a medical store or hospital to get relief for sickness. But in olden days our grandmother running after a herb, plant or tree. Because our elders have known the secrets of Nature. Nature provides us best medicine. Medicinal plants extracts are used to treat so many health problems. Medicinal plants are widely used in non-industrialized societies. It is a good idea to grow medicinal plants around your house.

1.Aloe vera:

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Aloe vera has some amazing health benefits. It is used in many beauty products. T

The intake of aloe vera juice regularly prevents constipation. It is used to treat cuts and wounds.

Aloe vera is packed with anti-oxidants and strengthens the immune system.

Drinking aloe vera juice treats digestive problems.

It is a good supportive of weight-loss.

Aloe vera contains an enzyme called proteolytic which repairs the dead skin cell on the scalp. It works like good conditioner for hair. It promotes hair growth and prevents itching of the scalp. It reduces dandruff.

Applying aloe vera pack for dry skin gives good results.

Basil:

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Basil is an aromatic herb in the mint family Lamiaceae. Basil extracts and basil oils can prevent many health problems. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.

Basils contain phytochemicals which help in preventing cancer naturally.

It is a good remedy for preventing skin disorders like itching and conditions like ringworm.

All parts of basil help in reducing glucose levels in the blood. Thus it can control diabetes.

Basil has a substance called adaptogen which acts as a  stress reliever and also strengthens the immune system.

As it is having anti-bacterial and antiviral properties basil helps in relieving us from fever, cold, cough, flu etc.

It requires lots of sunshine and enough amount of water to grow.

Mint:

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Mint is a well-known herb. It is known for its great benefits like proper digestion, weight loss, nausea, depression, asthma etc.

Intake of a cup of mint tea gives relief from stomach sicknesses. The aroma of mint stimulate the salivary glands of mouth to secrete digestive enzymes for effective digestion.

Mint contains rosmarinic acid acts as anti-oxidant which blocks the leukotrienes and thus may be helpful for those suffering from allergic rhinitis. It helps to treat asthma.

Methanol and ethanol present in mint which helps to prevent Gastric Ulcers.

It is used as an excellent skin cleanser.

It also helps to reduce the weight.

The extracts of mint used to treat stress and depression.

It has phytochemicals which fight with cancer.

Lavender:

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Lavender is known for its fragrance. It is used many cosmetic products like soap and shampoo.

Lavender reduces anxiety, stress, and depression.

It is a good choice to get rid of acne. Because it has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties which fight the acne-causing bacteria.

The oil of lavender helps to heal burns. It also acts as a pain reliever.

It helps to control the hair loss and also helps to treat dandruff

It improves brain functioning.

As it contains anti-oxidants helps to slow the ageing of the skin.

It improves the sleep quality.

Lemon Balm:

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Lemon balm can be grown in small pots. Lemon balm has been used to treat anxiety and insomnia.

Lemon balm gives good results for the people who have the trouble of falling asleep.

Studies have proven that lemon balm can heal the cold as it contains antiviral properties.

Lemon balm is packed with antioxidants that protect cells from free radicals.

The extracts of lemon balm help to treat diabetes.

It protects us from heart and liver problems.

Pot Marigold:

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The best thing of marigold is it can grow in wet, dry or moist soils.

It can be used to treat sunburns, acne, bites, ulcerations. It reduces rashes and protects sensitive skin.

The anti-inflammatory properties of marigold help to treat allergic reactions.

When we consume a tea which prepared from the flower of marigold helps against digestive inflammation in the form of duodenal or gastric ulcers

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Farmer find Giant Egg: Egg inside another egg

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Generally, if we break the egg we find egg white and yolk but in this case, something different has happened. Do you ever find an egg inside another egg when you crack it? Sounds different but it happened in Australia. Scott Stockman who is 47 years old working in the Stockman’s Eggs farm on the Atherton Tablelands, west of Cairns, in Far North Queensland found an egg inside another egg.

He has been working there since his childhood. He discovered a giant chicken egg on March 4 in the farm where he has been working. This giant egg is three times larger in size than the usual egg. Generally, normal egg weighs 58 grams but this extraordinary egg weighed 176 grams.

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I have never seen such a large egg, he told to news.com.au. For the reference the took the picture of giant egg along with the other normal eggs. Later he posted the photos on the Facebook and the news has gone viral. It became a puzzle for everyone and thinking about why it has happened he said.

He was decided to make an omelette with this egg and he prepared everything for it and he cracked the egg and they were all quite shocked because they found another smaller egg inside. This is the largest chicken egg laid at the farm since it was started in 1923.

Associate Professor Raf Freire from Charles Sturt University’s veterinary sciences school said that he had never seen like this before and he did not know how it happened. There is no danger to eat this giant egg said, Prof Freire.  Gaynor Davies, head of operations at the British Hen Welfare Trust said it is really a rare egg having other egg inside.

The farm said it is very difficult to identify which hen out of 60,000 hens had laid this massive egg but it is an uncomfortable experience.

 

 

 

 

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Did you know Fasting can increase your lifespan ?

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Fasting is a natural process keeping our body away from taking food and water for a period of time.A fast may also be intermittent in nature. Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health scientists identified that doing fasting often improves our lifespan.

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Scientist experimentally found that Fasting changes the Mitochondrial network reactions inside the cell would not only help to increase our lifespan and also improves our health. Mitochondria are known as the powerhouse of the cell. Mitochondria provide energy for all the cells whenever it required.

In this study, scientists found a common relation between the dynamic changes in the shapes of mitochondrial networks and longevity. For this research scientist used  C. elegans (nematode worms). These worms live only two weeks.

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The researchers found the Mitochondrial networks were fused or youthful state when the researchers regulate the diet of nematode worms or restricting the worms diet. These youthful networks increase the lifespan. Scientists estimating that usually, In normal conditions these networks would help the mitochondria to change from one stage to another stage.

Fasting would help to increase the communication between the mitochondria with the other organelles like peroxisomes to burn the fat with the help of Oxygen. Fasting helps to reduce the cholesterol. Ultimately it helps us to reduce weight.Due to this research scientists proved that due to the fasting would help to slow ageing and improves health. The next step in the research is to test the role mitochondrial networks have in the effect of fasting in mammals.

Our previous experiments revealed that how intermittent fasting could help in slow ageing, still we are in starting phase in understanding biology said, William Mair. William mair is the associate professor of genetics and complex diseases at Harvard Chan School and senior author of the study.

However knowingly or unknowingly we are doing good to our body by following traditional practices. Because most of us we do fast on the part of traditional practices. So somehow following certain traditional practices doing good for us.

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