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The paradise tree, its health benefits and how chemotherapy side effects can be alleviated by it

The paradise tree has been studied for years to discover its medicinal uses and its potential to aid in battling cancer. Two Indian botanists say it can cure viral, bacterial and protozoal diseases and acts as a powerful antibiotic.

13 Jul 2019 - 7:47PM

The paradise tree has been studied for years to discover its medicinal uses and its potential to aid in battling cancer. Two Indian botanists say it can cure viral, bacterial and protozoal diseases and acts as a powerful antibiotic.

The paradise tree, its health benefits and how chemotherapy side effects can be alleviated by it
Why garlic, ginger, turmeric, moringa, Indian ginseng are so good for us –five healing foods

In India, plants, herbs and spices are often used to treat ailments and maintain health. We look at five of the best and most popular ingredients used in Ayurvedic medicine.

13 May 2019 - 10:23AM

In India, plants, herbs and spices are often used to treat ailments and maintain health. We look at five of the best and most popular ingredients used in Ayurvedic medicine.

Why garlic, ginger, turmeric, moringa, Indian ginseng are so good for us –five healing foods
Yacon, wonder tuber from the Andes - almost no calories and does wonders for your health

Yacon is being feted as a new dietary wonder food because its carbohydrates provide few calories to the human digestive system. Originally from South America, it is being grown commercially around the world, including Sikkim, India.

13 May 2019 - 10:32AM

Yacon is being feted as a new dietary wonder food because its carbohydrates provide few calories to the human digestive system. Originally from South America, it is being grown commercially around the world, including Sikkim, India.

Yacon, wonder tuber from the Andes - almost no calories and does wonders for your health
Chutney: everything you need to know about India’s favourite condiment, from an expert who learned at her grandma’s side

From sweet and sour to hot and spicy, tempered in oil or raw, wet or dry, served as a side dish or a dip, India’s countless versions of the chutney can be enjoyed at any time

5 May 2017 - 7:31AM

From sweet and sour to hot and spicy, tempered in oil or raw, wet or dry, served as a side dish or a dip, India’s countless versions of the chutney can be enjoyed at any time

Chutney: everything you need to know about India’s favourite condiment, from an expert who learned at her grandma’s side
An insider’s guide to Bangalore’s best places for vegetarian food

From idlis and dosas to rottis and vadas, the southwestern state of Karnataka is celebrated across India for its delicious and varied meat-free dishes

5 May 2017 - 4:23AM

From idlis and dosas to rottis and vadas, the southwestern state of Karnataka is celebrated across India for its delicious and varied meat-free dishes

An insider’s guide to Bangalore’s best places for vegetarian food