Seven sacred plants and trees for Hindus

Lotus plant - A symbol of purity

Seven Sacred plants and trees and their importance We all know that we are dependent on plants and trees for our survival, or in other words we can’t survive without them. Though modern man makes strident effort to conquer nature, but this is well known that Hinduism has always given importance to nature. These days, … Read more

Herbs – Camomile

Important herbs – Camomile (Chamomile) Chamomile is one of the oldest known medicinal herbs. There are two types of chamomile -German Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) and Roman Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis). History The Egyptians used chamomile as a cure for a condition called ‘agu’, which is a form of malaria. The Egyptians dedicated chamomile to their sun … Read more

Important herbs – Lemon balm

Herbs of importance – Lemon Balm Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), a member of the mint family, is considered a calming herb. It was used as far back as the Middle Ages to reduce stress and anxiety, promote sleep, improve appetite, and ease pain and discomfort from indigestion (including gas and bloating, as well as colic). … Read more

wonder of nature – some photos

Malaysian Orchid Mantis Leaf Fish Stick Insect Dead leaf butterfly Leaf Moth Leaf Frog Uroplatus Violen mantis Leafy Sea horse Leaf insect Another photo of orchid mantis Leaf Moth If you are an PMP aspirant, you may like to check P M P L O G

Rainbow

Rainbow, a seven coloured arch, which is formed when sunlight passes through the droplets of moisture. A very natural phenomenon, but is a favourite component in mythology. According to Greek mythology, rainbow is considered as a path made by messenger (iris) between earth and heaven. According to Hindu mythology, its called Indradhanush i.e. bow of … Read more

Important herbs – Feverfew

Useful herbs – Feverfew The word “feverfew” derives from the Latin word febrifugia, meaning “fever reducer.”  This herb is one of the useful herbs. The first use of this plant is documented as early as first century. Though the plant has been used as a herbal treatment to reduce fever and to treat headaches, arthritis … Read more

Seven Amazing Trees

Bristlecone pine

Seven amazing trees from all over the world. Oak chapel Oak chapel or Chêne chapelle is an oak tree, is a religious monument and object of pilgrimage.This is situated in Allouville–Bellefosse, France. The tree is between 800 to 1,200 years old. The hollow trunk has two chapel inside which were build in 1669. This religious … Read more

Honeybees sterilise their hives

Scientists have discovered, honeybees sterilise their hives with antimicrobial resin. In doing so, they give the whole colony a form of “social immunity”. Although honeybee resin is known to kill a range of pathogens, this is the first time that bees themselves have been shown to utilise its properties. The team published details of their … Read more

Herbal plant – Great Burdock

One of the important herbs from ancient times – Great Burdock The herb Burdock’s root is a taproot of greater burdock plant, used as a vegetable and medicinal herb. The plant is a short biennial, which believed to be native to Northern Europe and Siberia. In Japan, popular as gobo, it is cultivated as a major … Read more

Beauty of nature

Nothing is beautiful than nature. Animals, birds or flowers they don’t need any thing to enhance their beauty. They don’t need any costume designer, nor any cosmetics this is called natural beauty. Such is their beauty that they can’t be ignored. No matter, whatever your state of mind is, you are bound to appreciate the … Read more