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Pipal Tree

At a time when trees are merely considered logs of wood, not many of them are treated as the pipal tree that finds respect in many cultures of Asia. Before discussing this mighty tree in detail, let's first take a look at its…

List of Cooking Herbs and Spices

Herbs and spices have always been an integral part of Indian cuisine. I've grown up watching my grandmother grinding fresh spices like turmeric, coriander, peppercorns, etc. Her freshly-ground spices had a heavenly aroma to…

Pelargonium sidoides Side Effects

Native to South Africa, Pelargonium sidoides (also known as Umckaloabo, Kalwerbossie, Rabassamin, Zucol, and South African Geranium) is a medicinal plant used for the treatment of various viral infections. It is used to treat…

Benefits of Shankhapushpi

Before reading further, readers of all the articles related to herbs should remember that these articles are written to discuss the benefits of the herbs from India, which are tried and trusted for over thousands of years. It is…