The name Ashwagandha is from the Sanskrit language and is a combination of the word ashva (horse) and gandha (smell). The root has a strong aroma that is described as “horse-like”.  It is a very popular Ayurvedic herb which is used as a general tonic, to increase energy and reduce stress.  Recent medical research in India

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 Winter chills have begun and we are still having rains too, in some parts of the country.  This December market report includes  winter spices, apart from our regular products. Bhoomi Naturals is pleased to present to you the latest market report for December 2019, featuring our trending Natural Essential Oils and Extracts.

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While rains are good news for farmers, untimely and erratic rains due to cyclonic systems developing both over Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, will definitely affect the crops as well as planting of crops. How this extended monsoon season could sway economic activity in the agriculture sector and industries linked to it will

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The post monsoon months are off-months for cultivation of spice crops.  Land is mostly used for vegetable cultivation and food crops in preparation for winter across the different growing areas.  Of course, herbs continue to be under production as they are more perennial in nature. Read on for our specific report of essential oils and

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Ginger has a very similar appearance to that of Turmeric!  Doesn’t the above image make that very evident to you?  Interesting, isn’t it? If you were to get the rhizome and are confused by any remote chance, then simply break open the piece – if it has a bright orange-yellow hue, it is turmeric. Ginger,

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There were some tough times this month in our state Kerala with heavy monsoons, floods in many regions and landslides. The country also saw many areas in similar situations.  Our state, and the other parts of the country are recovering well.  Due to stocks already built for essential oils, the availability is good.  It is

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