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Remedy the “Silent but Deadly”

A party, a meeting, a date - and suddenly there you are, sphincter on full alert, trying to forestall a silent and deadly. The dreaded fart. The horror! But really, why should this inadvertent emission cause such consternation? The fact is, no one will ever be...

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The Peanut Jam

Peanuts pop up everywhere - as party snacks, in the fave peanut butter and jelly sandwich and as a major ingredient in trail mix, marketed as a health food. The popularity of this humble bean (peanuts are a legume that grows underground, unlike most nuts that grow on...

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Importance of Ayurvedic Spices as Herbs

Ayurveda uses many spices to alter long-standing conditions by eliminating metabolic toxins. Also known as ‘cleansers’, certain herbs improve the immunity of the person, thereby reducing conditions such as fever.   Herbs such as ginger, black pepper, long pepper,...

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U.S. Online Ayurvedic Meds Have High Levels of Lead

American researchers went online to order Ayurvedic medicines, and discovered lead, mercury or arsenic levels that exceed acceptable standards in their purchases, according to a study published Tuesday. Authors of the study, published in the Journal of the American...

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