Five Ayurvedic Food Principles for Type II Diabetes

Diet and lifestyle sit at the helm of successful management of Type 2Diabetes (T2D) or Prameha as it is called in Ayurveda. On one hand, unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle are one of the major causes of T2D. On the other hand, their healthy and wholesome counterparts are the most powerful nemesis of this metabolic disorder. It is not surprising that Ayurveda regards healthy diet and lifestyle as the cornerstones of health and wellbeing. Here are five most essential Ayurvedic diet changes that can help you in the management of T2D- [Read more…]

Lavanga –The Cloves

Lavanga, the cloves enjoyed being in a revered place in Ayurvedic system of medicine and cuisine of India. [Read more…]


Cloves are dried flower buds of a tree and they are of rust-brown color.  The spice got its name due to its resemblance with small irregular nails. The term ‘clove’ found its origin from Latin word ‘clavus’ meaning nail. The spice has a strong aroma which is sweetly pungent and astringent. Cloves have been used in Asia for more than 2000 years. [Read more…]