Herbs

25-year-old man develops psychosis induced by herbal tea

25-year-old man develops psychosis induced by herbal tea

Psychosisa is a condition where the patient loses touch with reality.

Jun 06, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
Uncovered: Spicy Indian pepper has powerful anti-cancer properties

Uncovered: Spicy Indian pepper has powerful anti-cancer properties

Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered a chemical process behind anti-cancer properties of a spicy Indian pepper plant called the long pepper, whose suspected medicinal properties date back thousands of years.

Jan 14, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
Natural cures: Herbal discoveries in 2016

Natural cures: Herbal discoveries in 2016

From time immemorial, herbs have been known to play a double-role in man's quest to consume the best quality food. 

Dec 13, 2016, 17:53 PM IST
Grow plants to deter mosquitoes: Expert

Grow plants to deter mosquitoes: Expert

Growing pest-repelling plants and herbs inside homes can help in warding off the threat of mosquito-borne diseases like chikungunya, dengue and malaria in the city, say experts.

Oct 02, 2016, 00:42 AM IST

Top five health benefits of aromatherapy!

Aromatherapy treatment is considered good for our health as it helps improves our body, mood and mind. 

Sep 03, 2016, 00:03 AM IST
Five herbs that may help cure Zika virus infection  – Watch slideshow

Five herbs that may help cure Zika virus infection – Watch slideshow

Five herbs that may help cure Zika virus infection – Watch slideshow

Aug 05, 2016, 12:09 PM IST

Top five herbs that boost your immune system!

Herbs not only add good taste to food but are also good for health.  

Jun 04, 2016, 16:02 PM IST

Beware! Herbal remedies don't guarantee safety as thought

 Researchers have warned that there is no guarantee of long-term use of herbal remedies safety as many herbs may contain toxic or carcinogenic substances.

May 04, 2016, 20:47 PM IST

Add some spice to your life!

Sandhya Gugnani

Spices and herbs have been used in foods for centuries. A herb is a friend of a physicians & praise of cooks as said by Charlemagne.

Jan 31, 2016, 13:43 PM IST

Chinese firms hope for boost in traditional medicine globally

The anti-malarial compound Artemisinin which won Youyou the prestigious award is extracted from a Chinese herb.

Oct 23, 2015, 22:12 PM IST

No scientific proof that herbs cure dengue: AIIMS

Days after yoga guru Ramdev advocated the use of herbs like giloy, aloe vera and papaya leaves to cure dengue, experts at AIIMS on Wednesday said there was no scientific proof that herbs help fight dengue and advised people not to fall for the propaganda in this regard.

Sep 23, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

Natural compound can cut breast cancer risk

A natural compound found in herbs such as parsley and vegetables like celery and broccoli could reduce the breast cancer risk for women who have undegone hormone replacement therapy.

Sep 11, 2015, 15:02 PM IST

Seven medicinal herbs you can grow at home!

Seven medicinal herbs you can grow at home!

Mar 19, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Herbs, spices may help boost heart`s health

A new study has found that spices and herbs don't just add flavor to your food, but may also help boost your heart's health.

Nov 19, 2014, 12:39 PM IST

Add spices and herbs in food for super health

Spices and herbs not only offer a zingy flavour to your food, they can also improve your health by helping to reduce sodium, calorie and fat intake, finds research.

Oct 29, 2014, 13:43 PM IST

Now, world`s first e-joint to give users a high!

World`s first e-joint invented by the Dutch can be filled with cannabis liquid to give users a hit as it allows its users to fill the stick with their own cannabis liquid or dry herbs.

Jun 24, 2014, 12:06 PM IST

Spices, herbs in food helps lower salt intake in adults

A new study has found that teaching people how to flavour food with and herbs is considerably more effective at lowering salt intake.

Mar 20, 2014, 18:02 PM IST

Central team to inspect infrastructure in ayurveda

A three-member committee of the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) visited the government-run Kaviraj Ananta Tripathy Sharma (KATS) Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Ankushapur, here to inspect the available infrastructure.

Jan 24, 2014, 18:50 PM IST

Ayurveda, other traditional medicines to get Hungarian boost

Hungary, a member of EU that restricts entry of Indian traditional medicines, is likely to sign a pact this week with India to enhance co-operation in this sector.

Oct 16, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

Now, a food fest of flowers!

Foodies can detoxify themselves with gourmet dishes made from flower extracts, herbs and fruits in a unique food festival.

Nov 17, 2012, 19:47 PM IST