Blackberry Fruit Benefits and Disadvantages

Blackberry, just like any other types of berries, this small fruits contains tons of benefits for our body from our hair to our heart and bones Blackberries offer many health benefits, including:They’re packed with vitamin CThey’re high in fiberGreat source of vitamin KHigh in manganeseMay boost brain healthHelps support oral health

Benefits of Blackberries Skin: Anthocyanocide and polyphenols are two of the antioxidants found in blackberries. These two compounds are very good in fighting the free radicals. The addition of vitamin A and vitamin C only make this fruit even better. They help our skin to form collagen that can help the skin cell to regenerate and eventually will slows down aging process of our skin.Hair: Many women dream to have a thick shiny strong and bouncy hair. Thanks to the vitamin C in the blackberries, this substance can help our hair to be stronger due to its ability to produce collagen.Sore gum is one of a small disease in our body that can be so annoying. Howeve…

Sivananda Meditation, Yoga and Vedanta

Sivananda Saraswati was a Hindu spiritual teacher and a proponent of Yoga and Vedanta. Sivananda was born Kuppuswami in Pattamadai, in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu.Swami Sivananda’s teachings crystallised the basic tenets of all religions, combining all yoga paths into one – the Yoga of Synthesis which he summed up with, ‘Serve, Love, Give, Purify, Meditate, Realise’. His own life was a shining example of the ideal wish to spread his message of love and service. He had disciples around the world, of all nationalities, religions and creeds. Swami Sivananda entered mahasamadhi (left his physical body) on July 14, 1963.

Sivananda Vedanta YogaThe International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres is a non-profit organisation founded in 1957 by Swami Vishnudevananda and named in honour of his teacher H.H. Sri Swami Sivananda Saraswati Maharaj, one of the most influential spiritual teachers of the twentieth century. The Organisation propagates the authentic teaching of yoga and vedanta,

Surya Namaskar For Weight Loss and Yoga Asana Health Benefits

The Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar) In Hindu mythology, the sun god is worshipped as a symbol of health and immortal life. The Rig Veda declares that "Surya is the Soul, both of the moving and unmoving beings". The Sun Salutation originated as a series of prostrations to the sun.
The logical conclusion is that the sun is the life or energy source for this planet and is an element in everything we eat, drink or breathe. 
The Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskara, is a Yoga practice comprises a sequence of 12 yoga postures, best done at sunrise. If done fast, it provides a good cardiovascular workout. If done at a slower pace, these postures help tone the muscles and can relax the system and meditative.  Each pose coordinates with your breathing: Inhale to extend, and exhale to bend. 

Regular practice of Sun Salutation improves the functions of the heart, liver, intestine, stomach, chest, throat, and legs – basically, the whole body. The process purifies the blood and improves blo…

How to Check Water Retention and Ways to Reduce Water Retention

The average adult human body is 50-65% water. Water is vital for dissolving nutrients and eliminating waste out of the body thus helping the body to function properly. 
Water retention occurs when excess fluids build up inside your body. Water retention occurs in the circulatory system or within tissues and cavities. It can cause swelling in the hands, feet, ankles and legs. It is also known as fluid retention or edema. 
There are several reasons why it happens, many of which are not serious.  Some women experience water retention during pregnancy or before their monthly period. People who are physically inactive, such as when bedridden or sitting through long flights, may also be affected.However, water retention can also be a symptom of a severe medical condition like kidney disease or heart failure. If you're experiencing sudden or severe water retention, seek medical attention immediately. Yet, in cases where the swelling is mild and there is no underlying health condition, yo…

Ayurvedic Abhyanga Massage

AbhyangaAbhyanga is a special type of Ayurvedic warm oil massage that involves anointing oneself with healing dosha-specific oils. A Sanskrit term, abhyanga means "massaging the body's limbs" or "glowing body." It is derived from abhi, meaning "into" or "glow," and anga meaning "limb." Regular practice of abhyanga massage promotes overall health and longevity. It is especially good for balancing the various doshas, with particular benefits for those with a vata dosha imbalance.

Ayurvedic Abhyanga MassageAbhyanga — the ayurvedic oil massage — is an integral part of the daily routine recommended by Ayurveda for overall health and well-being. Abhyangam full body massagenourishes; pacifies the doshas; relieves fatigue; provides stamina, pleasure and perfect sleep; enhances the complexion and the luster of the skin; promotes longevity; and nourishes all parts of the body."
Ayurvedic Massage BenefitsIncreased circulation, especiall…