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“Aerva Lanata” commonly known as Mountain Knot Grass is a flowering plant which is generally found in Asian countries especially in India. Though the plant has a lot of medicinal properties it’s quite commonly used in South India during the Tamil festival “Pongal” as the flower of this plant is used for decoration. In Tamil

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The essential oil of Davana – Davana oil has a fresh and fruity profile with hints of vanilla, strawberry and woody notes. When applied on skin, Davana oil is said to smell differently on each person – an extraordinary property that makes it a highly valued ingredient for developing personal fragrances.   Davana oil thus, has a

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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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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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Myristica Fragrance is an evergreen tree cultivated for two spices derived from its fruit, namely Of all the known sources of spices in the world, the nutmeg is among the few plants that provide two distinct types of spices from a singular source.  All three parts of the fruit are known for their narcotic and

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