Friday, July 24, 2015

Health Benefits of TULSI

  • Tulsi leaves boiled in water act as a preventive against malaria and dengue fever.
  • Tulsi is also a good germicidal agent and a disinfectant that protects the human body from all types of viral infections.
  • Chewing Tulsi leaves also cures cough and flu.
  • It helps to mobilize mucous in bronchitis and asthma attacks.

  •  A decoction of leaves, cloves and common salt also relieves influenza.
  • Water boiled with basil leaves can be taken as a drink in case of sore throat.
  •  In case of renal stones, the consumption of juice of basil leaves mixed with honey helps remove these stones through the urinary tract.
  • Tulsi also contains Vitamin C and other anti-oxidants such as Eugenol which protects the heart from harmful effects of free radicals.
  • Tulsi can also reduce blood pressure and thus is useful for heart patients.
  • If a baby is given tulsi juice regularly before teething, it helps grow teeth easily without any of the usual teething troubles.
  • Warm tulsi juice gets rid of the worms in the stomach. for children. 
  • Tulsi is an excellent mouth freshener and oral disinfectant and destroys 99% of germs and bacteria found in the mouth.
  • Pounded leaves mixed with sandalwood paste can be applied on the forehead for relief from headache.
  • Several stomach problems like acidity, constipation and flatulence can also be cured with tulsi leaves
  • Tulsi is also used in the treatment of ulcers, cuts and wounds because of its beneficial antiseptic and healing properties.
  • The anti-oxidants present in Tulsi help in balancing different processes of the body.
  •  It helps in maintaining a healthy skin and shiny hair. Tulsi extracts make the most organic solution for your skin and hair problems.
  • Tulsi works very well on eczema, acne and pimples and many cosmetic companies use Tulsi as an ingredient in skin ointments due to its anti-bacterial properties
  • Using tulsi paste and lemon helps to cure ring worms.
  • Regular massage of tulsi oil in your scalp energizes you and your hair.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Health Insurance

Health insurance is insurance against the risk of incurring medical expenses. By estimating the overall risk of health care and health system expenses, among a targeted group, an insurer can develop a routine finance structure. And this can ensure that money is available to pay for the health care benefits specified in the insurance agreement. 
Health insurance is defined as "coverage that provides for the payments of benefits as a result of sickness or injury. Includes insurance for losses from accident, medical expense, disability, or accidental death and dismemberment"
Health insurance in India is a growing segment of India's economy.  Policies are available that offer both individual and family cover. Health insurance in India typically pays for only inpatient hospitalization and for treatment at hospitals in India. Outpatient services were not payable under health policies in India. The first health policies in India were Mediclaim Policies

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Benefits of GREEN TEA

  • Green tea increases the metabolism.
  • It intensifies levels of fat oxidation and the rate at which your body turns food into calories.
  • Green tea apparently helps regulate glucose levels slowing the rise of blood sugar after eating.
  • Green tea works on the lining of blood vessels, helping keep them stay relaxed.
  • It may also protect against the formation of clots, which are the primary cause of heart attacks.
  • It can reduce the risk of esophageal cancer
  • Green tea reduces bad cholesterol in the blood
  • Tea catechins are strong antibacterial and antiviral agents which make them effective for treating everything from influenza to cancer.
  • Green tea can apparently also help with wrinkles and the signs of aging.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Tips for Brushing Teeth

  • Brush at least twice a day. 
  • If you can, brush after every meal.
  • Use a soft toothbrush.
  • Place the toothbrush against the teeth at a 45-degree angle to the gum line.
  • Move the brush across the teeth using a small circular motion.
  • Continue with this motion cleaning one tooth at a time.
  • Keep the tips of the bristles against the gum line.
  • Let the bristles reach into spaces between teeth.
  • Brush across the top of the chewing surfaces of the teeth.
  • Make sure the bristles get into the grooves and crevices.
  • Use the same small circular motion to clean the back of the upper and lower teeth, the side that faces the tongue.
  • To clean the inside of the bottom front teeth, angle the head in an up-and-down position toward the bottom inside of the mouth and move the toothbrush in a small circle.
  • For the inside of the top front teeth, angle the brush in an up-and-down position with the tip of the head pointing towards the roof of the mouth. Move the toothbrush in a small circle.
  • After brushing your teeth for two to three minutes, rinse your mouth with water.
  • Replace your toothbrush with a new one every three to four months.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

How Much Sleep We Need?

Sleep Requirements by Age

0-3 months old14-17 hours
4-11 months old12-15 Hours
1-2 years old11-14 Hours
3-5 years old10-13 Hours
6-13 years old9-11 Hours
14-17 years old8-10 Hours
18-25 years old7-9 Hours
26-64 years old7-9 Hours
65+years7-8 Hours