World Unani Day is celebrated globally every year on 11 February. Its objective is to highlight its preventive and curative approach.
World Unani Day is celebrated globally every year on 11 February. It is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Hakim Ajmal Khan, the great Unani scholar and social reformer. He fought for freedom and was one of the co-founders and the First Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia. (1) To recognize the contribution of Hakim...
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Lutein is essential for maintaining eye health and reducing the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts.
Lutein is a pigment that belongs to the group of carotenoids. In green plants, xanthophylls help to modulate light energy during photosynthesis. It functions well with another carotenoid called zeaxanthin in our body. (1)  Like other carotenoids, Lutein is fat-soluble, and cooking does not change its structure and effectiveness. So consuming foods with a high...
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Cassia Occidentalis - Ayuverdic Remedy
Belonging to the genus Cassia, the Cassia occidentalis or Coffee Senna is a herb with medicinal properties. In Hindi, it is commonly referred to as Kasundi. (2) It is a perennial plant that grows in tropical and temperate climates. Extracts of the Cassia herb have purgative, cathartic and antibiotic properties. Its role in traditional medicine...
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Beeswax – Surprising Health Benefits
Bees belong to the family of Apoidea, related to the wasps amongst the insects. (3) They play a crucial role in the pollination and production of honey. Bees assumed responsibility not only for their survival but also for the survival of other plant and animal species due to pollination. There are 16,000 known species of...
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